COVID-19 Memo -School Closure.pdf
Date: March 13, 2020
To: Parents, Guardians
From: Dominic Cardy, Minister
Subject: School closure
Dear Parents and Guardians,
Effective Monday, March 16, 2020 all schools across the province will be closed for two weeks. This
decision was made by the all-party cabinet committee in response to COVID-19. This closure will be
reassessed on an ongoing basis.
Please note, early learning and childcare facilities, including those located in schools, are not being
asked to close at this time.
We recognize that you have been receiving lots of information from various sources. We will continue
to send you updated information as it becomes available. The COVID-19 situation is rapidly evolving
and the most recent information is available at www.gnb.ca/coronavirus.
For school and early learning and childcare facilities questions, you may call the 1-844-288-3888.
The directive that all individuals who have travelled on or after March 9th still applies and travellers
are to avoid early learning and childcare centres for a period of 14 days.