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Vanderhoof Curling Club officially ends season amidst growing COVID-19 concerns

Vanderhoof Curling Club have ended their season amidst COVID-19 concerns.

John Murphy, president of the Curling Club said it was not an easy decision to take, “but we feel that it is the right decision to make in light of what is happening.”

“In light of what is happening with COVID-19 situation and with announcements being made on a regular basis as to schools being shut down indefinitely, and with cases in our region of people testing positive to the COVID-19 virus, the Vanderhoof Curling Club has made the decision to end our season effectively immediately,” Murphy said Tuesday, March 17.

The president said as a club they are looking forward to seeing curlers, in the Fall of 2020 for their next season.

As of 3 p.m. on March 17, there are 4 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Northern Health region.

For up-to-date information from Northern Health about COVID-19, please visit NorthernHealth.ca.

READ MORE: B.C. declares state of emergency, recalling legislature for COVID-19

READ MORE: World Women’s Curling Championship in Prince George cancelled due to COVID-19


Aman Parhar
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