PO Box 779

5025 - 50 Avenue

Bon Accord  AB

T0A 0K0

780 921 3550

April 30, 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE

GARAGE SALES

 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all garage sales, regardless of duration, are strongly discouraged from being held until the Provincial restrictions are lifted.

All municipalities within Sturgeon County are following a similar practice to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

• Garage sales are a non-essential service,

• Garage sales encourage mass or public gatherings and physical closeness,

• Garage sales deal with cash handling and provide an opportunity for surface disease

transfer,

• Garage sale goers often go from sale to sale or community to community

• Safety and security of patrons, sanitizer use, and disinfection protocols cannot be easily monitored,

• Inside a garage may not allow for appropriate physical distancing,

• Garage sale items are mainly used, previously handled, and do not have exterior wrapping or protective coverings.

Please, let’s all do our part to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and get through this pandemic as quickly, and safely as possible.