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COVID Safety

In-Person COVID-19 Safety Measures for BCIMS Events

BCIMS is happy to welcome folks to in-person gatherings. While we are excited to
be connecting in person, the safety of the sangha and our communities remains
our priority. 

Before you arrive

Please review the following ahead of your arrival:

Before you arrive

We recommend everyone take the BC COVID-19 Self Check prior to your arrival. (

If you have travelled outside of your home area in the last 14 days, please take a COVID test before the start of the retreat.

We ask that you stay home if you have:


Any of the following symptoms

fever, chills, shortness of breath, new muscle aches or headache, sore throat, new or worsening cough


Close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19

When you arrive
When you arrive

COVID-19 Protocols

Each of our in-person gatherings will be planned in accordance with the BC Provincial Health Authority's guidelines for group gatherings. The protocols for each event will therefore evolve as needed to align with the needs of current conditions.
Please visit specific Event Pages for details pertaining to each gathering.


Masks are required in all shared indoor spaces.

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Maintain social distancing indoors as much as possible.


Arrive early to help ease the check-in line

If you have any questions, please contact

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