Northern Health COVID-19 orders
NH regional Public Health Orders revised; worship
services allowed with vaccination
Northern Health (NH) is updating public health
orders for Gatherings and Events, to align with Provincial Health
Officer Orders, and to allow worship services with COVID-19 safety
requirements in place, including vaccination.
The regional public health orders covering all of
the NH region are in response to sustained rates of COVID-19
activity and the impact on health care resources.
The revised NH Gatherings and Events COVID-19 Order
took effect at midnight, December 10, 2021, and will be in place
until at least January 31, 2022, while NH and provincial public
health officials continue to evaluate levels of COVID-19 activity
and ongoing impacts on the health care system, individuals, and
Under the recent changes, faith-based organizations
will be allowed to resume in-person worship services, as long as
they are limited to 50% capacity in the place of worship and all
participants over the age of 11 are vaccinated. Virtual or
drive-in services can be held without a check of vaccination
The revised order also removes proof of vaccination
requirements for outside events, in line with provincial measures.
For information about current Provincial
orders, please see:
NH Orders and FAQ resources
NH Public Health COVID-19 Order Enforcement
Provincial and regional restrictions
For complaints or concern related to orders, please
or email email@example.com.
Please note that changes to the orders reflect the
ongoing risk of COVID-19, rates of transmission, and the impact
they continue to have on health care resources.