April 9 COVID-19 Update | Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates | UNB

COVID-19 community update

April 9, 2021

New Brunswick Public Health announced that as of Friday, April 9 at 11:59 p.m., individuals may enter New Brunswick for a maximum of 24 hours to help post-secondary students move.

Students leaving New Brunswick

  • People may enter New Brunswick for a period of no more than 24 hours to transport a student and/or remove belongings from a student’s residence. They are expected to observe all public health rules and minimize contact with others, except the student they are picking up.
  • Staying longer than 24 hours is considered remaining in the province and the 14-day self-isolation period would then apply.
  • Before travelling to New Brunswick, people should check with their home province to see if further restrictions apply upon returning home.

UNB Residences

Students moving out of residence must make arrangements with Residence Services prior to having individuals arrive on campus to help you move.

Students returning to New Brunswick

  • If you are studying in other Atlantic provinces, the Province of New Brunswick will allow a New Brunswick resident to enter Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia or Newfoundland and Labrador, as long as those provinces permit them to do so, for no more than 24 hours to remove belongings from a student’s residence and bring a student back to New Brunswick.
  • Students returning to New Brunswick from other Atlantic provinces will not need to self-isolate upon their return.
  • Anyone leaving New Brunswick to help a student move located outside the Atlantic provinces must self-isolate for 14 days upon returning to New Brunswick and follow the directions of public health officials. As well, students entering from outside the Atlantic provinces are ordered to self-isolate for 14 days upon their return.

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