LWF's statement on COVID-19
The concerns about COVID-19 in Manitoba, and around the world, are growing. Our organization is committed to continuing our work to improve the health of Lake Winnipeg while ensuring the health, safety and well-being of our employees, volunteers, members, partners, and supporters. As an organization guided by science, we are monitoring current information and best practices. Recommendations from credible sources like the World Health Organization and local public health officials will guide our policies and actions relating to COVID-19.
For all of us, our best step forward is active risk mitigation including frequent hand washing, social distancing and staying up-to-date with credible information. If you want to learn more about the virus in Manitoba, we recommend visiting the following websites:
- Province of Manitoba COVID-19 information page
- World Health Organization Canada COVID-19 outbreak
- Government of Canada COVID-19: Being prepared
This pandemic is an important reminder to be diligent, adaptable and guided by science. We will be continuously responding to changing circumstances, which may include adjustments to future events. This is a rapidly-evolving situation and we will continue to provide updates as necessary.
Together, we can continue to improve the health of Lake Winnipeg while looking out for the health of one another.