Health Protection Act Order

To slow the spread of COVID-19, an order is in effect under the Health Protection Act.

  • Practise social distancing – stay 2 metres (6 feet) apart from other people.
  • Immediately self-isolate for 14 days if you’ve returned from outside Nova Scotia.
  • Certain businesses need to close or reduce their operations.

What the Health Protection Act Order means for you

State of emergency

Government has declared a provincial state of emergency. The state of emergency is in effect until noon on 19 April and can be renewed.