16 March 2020 – New Brunswick closing schools for two weeks

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Education
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Adapting or closing schools
Level of Jurisdiction: New Brunswick
Lead People/Agency: Department of Education and Early Childhood Development and New Brunswick Public Health

Overview: Closure of public schools in New Brunswick for two weeks to reduce the risk of spread of COVID-19. This does not include early childhood centres.
Full details here: https://www.dsfne.ca/prevention-du-covid-19-les-ecoles-fermees-a-partir-du-16-mars/

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: Government of New Brunswick
Evidence/Justification: Protect children and subsequently the community from COVID-19. Limit the spread of COVID-19.