City of West Kelowna restricts public access to city hall due to COVID-19

The city also restricted public access to other facilities on March 17

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The City of West Kelowna restricted public access to its city hall on March 18 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

On March 17, the city also restricted public access to Jim Lind Arena, Royal LePage Place Arena and six other facilities to combat the spread of COVID-19.

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“Keeping our community and our staff safe remains our top priority and as much as we always want to welcome the public into city facilities, we must all work together to prevent the spread of COVID-19,” said West Kelowna Mayor Gord Milsom.

“We’re still working hard to serve the public even though we are temporarily restricting public access into our buildings.”

The District of Lake Country also closed it’s municipal hall on March 17 to combat the spread of COVID-19.

It’s not known when the West Kelowna facilities will reopen to the public.

For more information on facility closures from COVID-19 in West Kelowna, you can visit the city’s website.


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