Wearing a face cover will be compulsory in several closed public spaces from July 18

Wearing a face cover will be compulsory in several closed public spaces from July 18

As of Saturday, July 18, people 12 and over must wear a mask or face cover in several closed public spaces, including retail businesses, throughout Quebec. The Premier of Québec, François Legault, made the announcement on Monday, July 13, accompanied by the Minister of Health and Social Services, Christian Dubé, the Minister responsible for the City, Chantal Rouleau, as well as the National Director of public health, Dr Horacio Arruda.

Thus, the public will be prohibited from accessing and moving around the following places without wearing a face covering:
Retail businesses;
Service companies (eg pharmacies);
The private practices of professionals;
The places where municipal or government services are offered;
Personal care companies (e.g. hairdressers, beauty care);
Shopping centers ;
Places of worship;
Cinemas, concert halls, etc.
The places used to host events, such as congresses and conferences;
All common areas of establishments, in particular those of office buildings (e.g. entrance halls, elevators and corridors);
Schools (except primary and secondary schools), educational colleges and universities;
Public transport.

Remember, however, that wearing a mask is strongly discouraged for children under 2 years of age. For children 2 to 12 years old, wearing a face cover is highly recommended, but not mandatory, inside these places.
As of July 18, a citizen who chooses not to comply with this new directive will not be able to access the establishment concerned. However, the government wants the cooperation of citizens and merchants, who have responded very well to the imposition of measures by public health authorities since the start of the pandemic.
The Prime Minister also reiterated during his press briefing that private gatherings, whether inside or outside, must always be limited to a maximum of 10 people. "Homeowners who allow gatherings of more than 10 people are subject to fines. It is not true that we are going to put all of Quebec at risk because of a few parties, "he said.

Source: Quebec.ca

Date2022-02-22 17:07:50
Empress Mobile App

At your fingertips

Download the mobile app
and access all the features

App StoreGoogle Play
Head Office - Rental & Sales / Parts & Services
7700, rue Saint-Patrick, Montréal, QC H8N 1V1
24/7 emergency service center - Parts & Services
6868, rue Bombardier, Montréal, QC H1P 3K5
(514) 483 4242
24/7 Emergency Service Center

Book by phone (514) 483-4242 FR Careers About us 24/7 Emergency Assistance Service Terms and conditions Empress certificates SAAQ LaSalle Inspection Truck Rental Montreal Privacy policy Contact us Book by phone (514) 483-4242 Version française
This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best user experience. By continuing to use this website, you agree to Location de camions EMPRESS's Privacy Policy .