30 April 2020 – Newfoundland and Labrador housing bubble expanded to reduce social isolation

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Local Government
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: Newfoundland and Labrador
Lead People/Agency: Government of Newfoundland and Labrador Health and Community Services

Overview: The housing bubble for Newfoundland and Labrador has been expanded in an effort to reduce social isolation. As a result, a household can now join up with one other household, if both households mutually agree
Full details here: https://www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19/files/Bubble-Expansion-April-30-2020.pdf

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
Evidence/Justification: Follows public health guidance from the NFLD Department of Health and Community Services