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TORONTO COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

Updated Monday, October 4th, 2021 

These COVID-19 protocols are subject to change at any moment based on city, provincial, or federal guidelines. Everyone will be provided with ongoing updates as these changes occur. 

In accordance with the City of Toronto requirements, in order for us to put on a festival at our size and scale we have to implement these measures. Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination will be required to attend Vegandale Festival Toronto 2021. 

Vegandale Festival 2021 Entry Procedures 

  1. Comply with the Guidance from Toronto Public Health 
  2. Bring a printed or digital copy of your full proof of vaccination, alongside government issued photo ID that matches details indicated on the proof of vaccination.
  3. Bring your digital tickets and have them ready to be scanned 

Proof of vaccination does not apply to the below patrons: 

  • People who are under 12 years of age
  • Those who provide a written document, completed and supplied by a physician or registered nurse that sets out, in accordance with the Ministry’s guidance:
    • a documented medical reason for not being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and
    • the effective time-period for the medical reason

Guidance from Toronto Public Health 

Do not attend Vegandale Festival Toronto if any of the following is true for you or anyone in your party: 

  • Within 14 days before attending the festival you have tested positive, or been exposed to someone who has tested positive for, COVID-19;
  • Within 48 hours prior to attending the festival, you have experienced symptoms of COVID-19 (e.g., a fever of 100.4F or higher, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills, repeated shaking muscle pain/achiness, headache, sore throat, loss of taste or smell, nasal congestion, runny nose, vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue or any other symptoms associated with COVID-19 identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention);
  • Within 14 days prior to attending the festival, you have travelled to any international territory identified by federal or applicable state or local governments as being subject to travel or quarantine advisories due to COVID-19.

 

COVID 19 ON-SITE SAFETY PROTOCOLS

At the event:

  • Wear a mask! For the safety of our community, we need you to wear a mask when standing in line-ups, when interacting with vendors, and when physical distancing from others cannot be maintained.
  • Maintain physical distancing of 6 ft. and avoid physical contact with people outside of your party. Wear a mask if physical distancing cannot be maintained.
  • Wash your hands frequently with soap and water, or with hand sanitizer containing at least 60% alcohol. 
  • Limit consumption of substances. Consuming alcohol or substances may make you less likely to follow COVID-19 safety measures
  • Do not attend Vegandale Festival if you have symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, chills, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea), even if you have been vaccinated
  • Do not attend Vegandale Festival if you have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 14 days. People who have tested positive for COVID-19 and cannot attend the festival can transfer their tickets to 2022.
  • Transfer  your tickets by emailing info@vegandalefest.com and requesting a ticket transfer, once you’ve done that you’ll receive your new festival tickets 1 week before our 2022 festival 

After the event:

  • Remember that shows outside of the festival may have different COVID-19 protocols
  • Outdoor events are safer than indoor events 
  • Outdoor dining options are safer than indoor dining options
  • If you are attending an indoor event and are unvaccinated, wear a mask and maintain 6-foot distance from other parties

When you get home:

  • Stay home and get tested if you develop any symptoms of COVID-19, even if you are fully vaccinated

 

FAQ TORONTO COVID-19 PROTOCOLS: 

I’m unvaccinated and I already bought tickets, what should I do?

Please request a ticket transfer to 2022 by emailing info@vegandalefest.com before October 16th, 2021. You will receive your new tickets one week before our 2022 festival. It will take a few weeks to process this request and you will be emailed upon confirmation. 

What are the protocols for children? 

Children who are under 12 years of age are exempt from the above proof of vaccination policy. 

Children 13 and older will need to show full proof of vaccination to attend. 

I have a medical exemption and can’t get the COVID-19 vaccination, can I attend the festival?

  • Patrons who provide a written document, completed and supplied by a physician or registered nurse that sets out, in accordance with the Ministry’s guidance:
    • a documented medical reason for not being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and
    • the effective time-period for the medical reason

When is my last chance to receive the vaccine in order to attend Vegandale Festival Toronto 2021? 

The last day to receive the second shot is October 2nd, 2021. 

Are both vaccinations required to enter the festival? 

Yes, you must show proof of your second vaccination and that two weeks have passed since being administered in order to enter the festival. 

Is receiving one vaccination enough to enter the festival?

Due to requirements set out by the City of Toronto, you must have both shots in order to attend the festival. 

How do I obtain a copy of my COVID-19 vaccination record? 

After vaccination, individuals with an Ontario photo health card can log in to the provincial portal Ontario COVID-19 vaccination service (ontariohealth.ca) to download or print an electronic COVID-19 vaccine receipt (PDF) for each dose received.

Receipts are available:

  • for first and second doses received in Ontario regardless of where you were vaccinated in Ontario (for example, at a mass immunization clinic, hospital, pharmacy, or primary care setting)              
  • for doses received out of province, if reported to the local public health unit (and if approved international vaccines) 

To login, individuals will need:

  • a green photo health (OHIP) card (you will need numbers from both the front and back of the card, expired cards will be accepted)
  • date of birth
  • postal code 

Is wearing a mask required?

Masks are required when standing in line for vendors and ordering from vendors. 

Why did you release your COVID-19 protocols so late? 

As rules and requirements for events during COVID-19 are constantly changing, we have been monitoring the government’s evolving health mandates and regulations. In order to provide our patrons with the most accurate information, we have only recently been able to announce our COVID-19 protocols, which are still subject to change based on city, provincial, or federal guidelines.