City of Nanaimo's Response to COVID-19

Thank you for visiting our COVID-19 Informational Page. This page was created to help guide you to sources of information to assist you with your COVID-19 health and non-health related inquiries. Please see the links to important information and trusted sources below, and visit our COVID-19 FAQ page to find answers to frequently asked questions.

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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 is a health matter overseen by the Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia. Below are some helpful links to help you stay up-to-date with the latest information:

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Summary of Actions, Including Closures

  • Activated the City’s Emergency Coordination Centre

  • Closure of all City facilities to the public

  • Closure of Public Recreational Areas

  • Burning Ban in Effect

  • Regular Fire Inspections Suspended

  • City of Nanaimo Reopening Select Outdoor Recreation Facilities

COVID-19 Updates from the City of Nanaimo


The situation regarding COVID-19 continues to evolve.  The City of Nanaimo is monitoring the impacts of COVID-19 globally, nationally, locally and is proactively preparing for potential impacts on City operations and to our community. The City continues to communicate with Health Emergency Management British Columbia (HEMBC) as well as other community partners and will adjust our response based upon advice from public health officials.

Please note: The City of Nanaimo appreciates how overwhelming it can be with the amount of information circulating regarding COVID-19.

COVID-19 is a health matter which is overseen by the Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia. Any health related questions and comments should be directed to provincial health authorities such as the ones noted on this page. 

Last updated: May 7, 2020

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