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N.B.’s MOH: it’s OK to stroll through parks, but use precautions

Comment made after people were being shamed on social media


March 25, 2020
By CBC News

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Going for walks in the park is still OK, says New Brunswick's chief medical officer of health, but physical distancing must still be practised. Scott Neufeld/CBC

New Brunswick’s chief medical officer of health says the public can continue to enjoy parks and trails during the current COVID-19 pandemic as long as they use precautions. Dr. Jennifer Russell’s comments came in the wake of people being shamed on social media for being outside after a state of emergency was declared in the province.

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