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Town update on critical services - Coronavirus (COVID-19)

RIVERVIEW (N.B.) – The Town of Riverview remains committed to delivering critical and essential municipal services to the public over the coming time period.

Whilst ensuring we can continue to serve our residents, it is also our responsibility to ensure we act in a way that reduces the spread of COVID-19.

Based on the most recent information from New Brunswick’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Riverview Town Hall and other municipal facilities are closed until further notice.

Essential services will continue to operate using measures to protect staff and the public.

Which facilities are closed?

  • Town Hall and related municipal offices
  • Pat Crossman Memorial Aquatic Centre
  • Byron Dobson Memorial Arena
  • Riverview Indoor Skatepark/Youth Centre
  • Fitness Studio
  • Community Hall
  • Bridgedale Community Centre
  • Coverdale Centre*

*The Albert County Food Bank will remain open for those using the service with protocols in place to protect volunteers and the public. Please direct all enquiries regarding the Food Bank to 506-386-7824.

What essential municipal services continue to operate?

  • Riverview Fire and Rescue
  • Potable water and sewage treatment
  • Public Works
  • Road clearing
  • Waste collection
  • Public communications:
    • Town Hall: 506-387-2020 (Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.)
    • Public Works Dispatch: 506-387-2030 (Mon-Fri, 8 a.m-4:30 p.m.)
    • Emergency After Hours: 506-387-2025 to leave a message and the on-call foreman will return your call promptly.

Work from home protocols for employees working in essential and support services will also be implemented where applicable.

  • Payments and Permits:
  • Protective measures:
    • Staff carrying out essential services will follow all provincial safety protocols to protect themselves and the public. These include: practicing social distancing, frequently handwashing, sneezing and coughing into the elbow, cleaning of surfaces, including laptops and cell phones, and wearing protective gear where appropriate. Employees who feel ill will immediately be asked to self-isolate.

Residents are reminded that they should follow information from the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health (Public Health) for the most up to date and accurate information. You can get additional information here.

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