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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

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.