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Second State of Emergency Declared by the Government of Ontario

By Ontario Volleyball, 01/13/21, 4:15PM EST


On January 12, 2021 the Government of Ontario announced a State of Emergency to limit the spread of COVID-19 and minimize contacts, which will commence Thursday, January 14 at 12:01 a.m. This decision comes with Stay-At-Home Orders and  stronger enforcement measures to deal with organized public gatherings. With a provincial emergency, the Government of Ontario will provide authority to all provincial offences officers, including the Ontario Provincial Police, local police forces, bylaw officers, and provincial workplace inspectors to issue tickets to individuals who do not comply with the stay-at-home-order, or those not wearing a mask or face covering indoors in places open to the public. Those who do not to abide by these orders will be subject to set fines and/or prosecution by the Government of Ontario.

All in-person volleyball activities remain suspended until further notice. The OVA will announce when in-person Return to Play activities can resume and will continue to update the membership as new developments are made.

Ontario Volleyball asks that all members and Clubs know which Public Health Unit they are located in. Click here to find your Public Health Unit. Member organizations are encouraged to stay in contact with their local Public Health Unit.


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For further information on the COVID-19 pandemic, please refer to the developments on the COVID-19 Information Hub, which contains the latest updates from Ontario Volleyball, including resources for the membership to help navigate these circumstances. Please consider bookmarking or inserting a link to Information Hub on the homepage of your website.

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