COVID-19 Alerts & Updates | Bowen Island

COVID-19 Alerts & Updates

Please do not visit Bowen Island at this time. Due to COVID-19 and in an effort to maintain the health and wellbeing of all Bowen Island residents, we ask you to please stay home, to postpone your visit until government and health officials lift pandemic restrictions and social-distancing advisories.

Bowen Island is a very small community with limited resources. At this time, all businesses are either closed or are only offering very limited services that need to focus on helping residents. We will update this page regularly with notices and advisories, so please check back.

In the meantime, we encourage you to view our website and to plan your visit for a time in the future when travel restrictions and health advisories have been lifted. Thank you for your patience, understanding and for helping to flatten the curve of this international pandemic. We look forward to welcoming you to our beautiful island when COVID-19 is no longer a threat. Please contact us by email you have specific questions.

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Visit Bowen Island Later. Stay home. Stay safe.
March 22, 2020 – Visit Bowen Island Later
Stay home. Stay safe. Let’s flatten COVID-19.

Please stay home and stay safe. Even if you feel well, please don’t travel or socialize in groups. Each of us is vulnerable to COVID-19 and we may, without knowing, become exposed to the virus and then transmit it to others. We need to act now to minimize the spread of COVID-19. It is very important to follow the recommended health protocols of social distancing, proper hygiene, and, if needed, social isolation. If we all do our best efforts now, we may be able to avoid infection, flatten the curve and get back to a normal life sooner. So, please, visit #bowenisland…later. Think very carefully about even leaving your own home. You’re much safer if you simply stay home.

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March 20, 2020 – COVID-19 Pandemic Press Release
Please do not visit Bowen Island at this time.

Today, the Bowen Island Municipality and Tourism Bowen Island are asking individuals to please postpone visiting Bowen Island until after federal and provincial health officials lift COVID-19 pandemic travel restrictions and social-distancing advisories. Bowen Island is a very small community and most businesses are currently closed or are only operating limited services. It is important that these services be focused on helping and protecting residents. We look forward to welcoming you sometime in the future. Please read the March 20, 2020 press release here.