Measures in Effect for Nunavik

Considering the Government of Québec’s Announcements and the Epidemiological Situation in Nunavik

At all times, it is recommended to:

  • Wear a mask when possible, even though it is mandatory
  • Keep a physical distance between individuals when possible
  • Practice respiratory hygiene:
    • Cover your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing.
    • Use tissues and thrown them away.
    • Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer every time you touch your mouth or nose.
  • Self-isolate when symptoms of COVID-19 are present
    • Use self-tests at home
    • If positive, declare it by calling to the COVID-Info line at 1-888-662-7482 #3.

 

Public Settings
Measures in Effect

Workplaces

General Measures

  • Hybrid mode, if applicable.
  • Each employer can decide to request the use of masks for employees in the workplaces.
  • Workers that are symptomatic or have tested positive must follow self-isolation instructions and must continue to be temporarily excluded from their workplace.

  • Note to employers:Avoid asking for medical notes from people that self-isolate for COVID-19 related symptoms to reduce pressure on health establishments that are already overloaded.

Health Establishments (CLSC/Nursing Station)

 

Masks are mandatory

Elders Homes

 

Measures differ depending on whether there is an outbreak in the facility. Additional measures may apply.

Informal caregivers and visitors must:

  • Comply with basic health instructions
  • Wear a medical procedural mask in accordance with current guidelines upon arrival to the facility
  • Respect physical distancing of 2m at all times
  • Not have been in isolation for COVID-19 or have any symptoms related to COVID-19

An informal caregiver or visitor may visit more than once during the same day.

Schools

Open. No specific restrictions in place

Daycares

Open. No specific restrictions in place

Retail Businesses

Open. No specific restrictions in place

Places of Worship

Open. No specific restrictions in place

Essential Public Activities

No specific restrictions in place

Gatherings

Open. No specific restrictions in place

Restaurants

Open. No specific restrictions in place

Sports and Leisure Activities

No specific restrictions in place

Public Transit (Community and Elders Bus)

No specific restrictions in place

Airplanes

  • Travellers are advised to do a rapid test within 24h of departure.
  • No travel is allowed in presence of COVID-19 related symptoms.
  • No Travel is allowed for 10 days following a positive COVID-19 test.