March 20, 2020 - The District of Kitimat is taking the threat of COVID-19 very seriously. We are closely monitoring virus developments.

The District has enacted proactive operational measures to mitigate and minimize the potential transmission of COVID-19. Some of the key mitigations that have been enacted include:

  • All District facilities and offices are closed to the public (appointments can be made in some circumstances)
  • All District playgrounds are closed to the public
  • Public transportation is free for all users (operating regular services)
  • Many District employees are now working from home

The District of Kitimat will continue to monitor COVID-19 developments, re-assess operational practices, and make any necessary operational measures to minimize and mitigate the transmission of COVID-19 in our community.

We will continue ongoing, up-to-date communications for the community through official social media pages,, and periodic print communications.

For the health, safety, and well-being of community residents and guests, the District of Kitimat implores you to take the following measures:

  • Practice social distancing
  • Take every recommended precaution
  • Only follow official sources of information
  • Do not engage in panic buying or hoarding
  • Be kind and compassionate during these trying times

Please stay safe, help each other out, and wash those hands!


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