COVID-19 Response

Hub Transit complies with COVID-19 guidelines of the Province of Ontario, the Northwestern Health Unit and the Municipality of Sioux Lookout.

Masks and Hand Hygiene: All riders must wear masks unless under one year and clean their hands with the sanitizer (70% alcohol) provided upon entering the bus. 

Physical Distancing: Drivers may control the number of riders to maintain physical distancing.  Some seats in buses may be closed off to assist with safe distancing of riders.

Screening: Drivers are authorized to ask riders if they have symptoms or have known exposure to COVID-19 without testing.  No person with COVID symptoms or known exposure that has not been followed up is permitted to ride Hub Transit.

Drivers: All drivers must wear masks during their shift and change masks if wet or torn.  Hand hygiene with 70% alcohol sanitizer is continuous throughout each shift.  Gloves may be worn to handle equipment safely.  Drivers are responsible to sanitize bus areas intermittently during and after each shift.

Exposure Notification: Any rider who tests positive after travelling on Hub Transit during the transmission period is asked to notify Hub Transit and to include transit information with contact tracing.[1]


[1] Hub Transit Policy 11/2020