Garage Sales and Yard Sales Can Start Again in Winnipeg
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Garage sales and yard sales can once again start up in Winnipeg.

Dr. Brent Roussin, Manitoba’s chief public health officer, confirmed that garage sales and yard sales fall within the health parameters for outdoor gatherings.

Tips For Sellers:

  • Yard Sale: Make sure that no more than 50 people are on your lawn
  • Garage Sale: Make sure that no more than 25 people are in your garage
  • When placing items on tables for sale, ensure that they are spaced 2 metres apart to promote social distancing
  • Kindly remind shoppers to keep their distance from other customers while browsing items
  • Ask customers to touch items as little as possible
  • Offer hand sanitizer to browsers

Tips For Buyers:

  • Respect physical distancing and remain 2 metres away from other customers
  • Be mindful when handling frequently touched items
  • If possible, do not touch items unless you plan on purchasing it
  • Wear a mask and gloves if possible
  • Wash or sanitize your hands as frequently as possible
  • Bring sanitizing wipes to sanitize any items you purchase before taking it home

Stay safe Winnipeg!