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COVID-19 Resource Centre
Cox & Palmer has continued to serve its clients’ needs throughout the pandemic. As provincial governments and health authorities across the region provide updates and direction based on active case numbers, we adjust as necessary with diligence and care.
Cox & Palmer offices remain open to the public. Clients are not required to attend the office to conduct legal matters. We are flexible and continue to encourage virtual service delivery whenever possible. In-person meetings are by appointment and necessity only.
Office Visitor Protocol – Updated February 28, 2022
New Brunswick Offices
The New Brunswick offices request that all visitors and clients to the offices hand sanitize at reception and social distance at all times.. For clients who have scheduled appointments, wearing of masks is encouraged at all times even when in meeting rooms.
St. John’s, Newfoundland Office
The St. John’s office permits visitors with proof of vaccination. All visitors must complete a health screening questionnaire upon arrival. Masks must be worn when traveling throughout the office and social distancing measures are in place with reduced room capacity and plexiglass barriers. The St. John’s office strongly recommends hand sanitizing at reception and wearing a mask during meetings.
Halifax, Nova Scotia Office
Visitors to the Halifax office are no longer required to wear a mask, but are welcome to do so. Hand sanitizer is available in all meeting rooms.
Prince Edward Island Offices
Visitors and clients will be encouraged to sanitize outside of reception and required to wear a mask upon entering reception. For clients who have scheduled appointments, masks must be worn at all times even when in meeting rooms, unless advised otherwise by a member of Management as protocols may change depending on the situation at hand.
Health & Safety Protocols
In alignment with the social distancing recommendations of government health authorities, and with the health and safety of our employees, clients and communities our top priority, we adjust various protective measures, including:
- Marked perimeters and/or Plexiglas screens in reception areas and meeting rooms
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) utilization and pre-screening per the guidance of local health authorities
- Reduced waiting room seating and/or immediate placement in sanitized meeting space to minimize congregation
- Meeting room capacity restrictions
- Continued enhanced sanitization of office and meeting rooms
We are abreast of the impacts COVID-19 continues to have on global markets, local markets, and your business, and are here to assist you and provide the necessary support during this uncertain time.
We extend sincere thanks for your continued business and loyalty, and to our team here at Cox & Palmer, who are working hard to ensure we continue to deliver uninterrupted top quality client service.