Keep yourself safe before, during and after your cleanup. In order to avoid further spread of COVID-19 and other illnesses, it is important to follow the advice of Government of Canada and the World Health Organization and for everyone to:
Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use an alcohol-based hand
sanitizer that contains at least 60 per cent alcohol.
Avoid touching your eyes, nose, mouth or ears with unwashed hands.
Avoid contact with anyone who is sick.
If you have a fever or flu-like symptoms, please stay at home until you have received further
direction from a medical professional.
Practice social distancing by keeping a minimum of two metres or six feet apart.
Top clean-up safety tips
ALWAYS wear gloves (gardening or kitchen) and closed toe footwear.
KNOW where the first aid kit is and participant EMERGENCY CONTACT INFO.
Children should be surpervied BY A RESPONSIBLE ADULT.
BE AWARE of your surroundings. Traffic, footing on wet surfaces and sloped terrain.
DO NOT TOUCH sharps and/or biohazards.
DO NOT MOVE large items which are too heavy to carry.
NEVER approach any animal, dead or alive.
DO NOT REMOVE litter that has become part of the landscape.