FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – In response to a lack of washroom facilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic, on Thursday, the City of Fort St. John installed temporary washrooms.
Located outside the North Peace Cultural Centre, City Staff say the temporary washrooms were installed as there was a lack of washroom facilities available to people in the downtown core as many buildings had closed due to the virus.
According to Staff, there is also a handwashing station located nearby and the washrooms will be cleaned regularly, following Provincial Health Guidelines.
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The concern for temporary washrooms in the downtown core was brought up at previous council meetings by the Emergency Operations Centre Committee.
Further municipal updates and information on COVID-19 can be found on the City’s website.