Updated: Apr 19, 2022
"As COVID-19 vaccinations have become widely available to British Columbians, the overall risk of COVID-19 transmission and serious consequences has diminished. Despite this, the virus will still circulate like other communicable diseases." - WorkSafe BC
In order to provide a communicable disease plan, Kelowna ComiCon has implemented the following policies that include ongoing measures to reduce the risk of transmission. Additional measures are also outlined in the event of elevated risk of communicable disease.
Last Updated: April 8th, 2022
How busy will KCC be under the current restrictions?
Currently, indoor or outdoor gatherings and events can happen at full capacity. This allows for KCC to have an attendance of 2,400 people per day.
Am I required to be vaccinated?
There are currently no restrictions that require vaccination or proof of vaccination to attend Kelowna ComiCon.
Am I required to wear a face covering/ mask during KCC?
Wearing masks in public indoor settings is not required by public health in BC. Wearing a mask is a personal choice. At this time, masks are encouraged by the government of BC but not required.
If I am unable to attend due to COVID-19, what are my options?
If you have tested positive for COVID-19, or are isolating due to potential exposure, you may be eligible for a refund.
If you have purchased tickets and the regulations around COVID-19 have changed to restrict your ability to attend, you may be eligible for a refund.
- Refund requests must be made before August 19th, 2022.
- In-person requests will not be accepted during the event weekend of August 19th to 21st.
- Refunds will be handled on a case by case basis.
You can request your refund by emailing email@example.com and including "Refund Request" in the subject line.
Below are examples of how to wear a mask, as well as coughing and sneezing etiquette provided by WorkSafeBC.
We are constantly working with WorkSafeBC and Interior Health in order to keep our communicable disease plan up to date with the most current regulations. We can assure you that the government guidelines will be followed and enforced at Kelowna ComiCon '22 to keep our community safe. Due to the uncertainty around COVID-19 policies and regulations, we will be updating and making changes accordingly. As the event draws closer, please feel free to check back or reach out for updated information.
To review the guidelines as set by the province, BCCDC, and Interior Health; refer to the links below.
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