The City of Vernon’s top priority is the health and safety of our citizens, visitors and employees. In response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation in BC, the City of Vernon has activated its Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) Level 2 and is working through a business continuity strategy to maintain City services and continue providing a healthy and safe work environment for our employees.
In the North Okanagan, the Interior Health Authority (IHA) is the lead agency in response to the community impact of the COVID-19 virus. The City continues to take its direction from the Province of B.C. and Government of Canada. All residents are encouraged to follow the guidelines and directives of Dr. Bonnie Henry, BC's Provincial Health Officer, in helping to reduce the spread of the virus.