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|Effective Friday, June 11, 2021 |
Funeral services and visitations have new restrictions starting Friday:Indoors – Maximum of 15 per cent capacity of a particular room to a maximum of 50 attendees in the entire facility
Outdoors – Two metres physical distancing to a maximum of 50 attendees
The restrictions are part of the Government of Ontario’s Step One announcement, and have additional restrictions developed in consultation with the BAO’s:Funeral and Transfer Service Advisory Committee
Cemetery, Crematorium and Municipal Advisory Committee
And supported by the Ontario Funeral Service Association and the Ontario Association of Cemetery and Funeral Professionals
Max 50 and other restrictions
The new maximum at any indoor or outdoor funeral service, including visitations, is 50 attendees. Funeral and cemetery staff do not count in the maximum of 50 attendees but staffing ratios will apply.
Funeral and cemetery staff will coordinate to maintain a staff ratio of: One staff member for every 10 attendees to a maximum requirement of four staff members for 50 attendees
This Registrar’s Directive also includes these restrictions: All visitations must be scheduled (There can be more than one visitation per deceased person, as before)
Minimum of 15 minutes between scheduled indoor visitations for cleaning
Guests must sign in
No lining up or cycling of attendees
All BAO licensed operators are allowed to be stricter in their establishments if they wish (For example, cemeteries can always have fewer people in attendance if they wish)
Masks or face coverings continue to be required at all funeral services and visitations
Two metres (six feet) of physical distancing, except for members of the same household who live together
Continue cleaning and disinfecting all rooms
This province-wide Registrar’s Directive applies to all funeral services, regardless of the venue.
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