COVID-19 - Policies and Procedures
In light of the latest developments and guidelines issued by the government of Ontario, Oshawa Centre is open to the public. Our top priority remains the health and safety of our customers, our tenants, their employees and clients. Oshawa Centre is deploying all the means at its disposal to help limit the spread of the virus and is closely monitoring the evolution of the situation.
UPDATE: Due to inclement weather conditions, select retailers may have reduced hours or not be open today. Please contact retailers directly prior to your visit. Stay Safe.
Please note that Oshawa Centre is now required to actively screen all patrons, mall staff and visitors entering the centre.
Based on new health guidelines, effective Sunday, December 19, 2021, Oshawa Centre will be operating at 50% capacity. Beginning January 4, 2022, shoppers will be required to show their enhanced vaccine certificate with official QR code when eating in the food court. Vaccine receipts without a QR code will no longer be accepted as valid proof of vaccination. For more information please visit https://covid-19.ontario.ca/proof-covid-19-vaccination.
In order to respect the maximum number of people allowed in the shopping center, exterior line-ups may occur at centre entrances. Social distancing and face mask/ covering are required while waiting in line, please dress accordingly for weather conditions.
This is what we are doing to provide our customers with a safe shopping experience:
We are committed to maintaining Oshawa Centre to the industry’s highest cleanliness standards, and we comply with the protocols and guidelines established by public health and governmental authorities.
Hand soap dispensers and hand sanitizer dispensers are available at designated locations on our property. We have implemented rigorous sanitization procedures for washrooms, tables, door handles, and other high-touch surfaces with increased frequency.
Following the recommendations of government authorities and the provincial government, as of January 5, 2022, the food court seating area will be closed. Guests may order from open food vendors but are asked to leave the area immediately after receiving their order. Thank you for your cooperation.
Our Guest Services kiosk is open during regular shopping centre hours with plexi-glass guards and other physical distancing measures in place. Face masks or coverings are mandatory when visiting our shopping centre.
Please help us keep our property safe and do not enter if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms: Cough, Difficulty Breathing, Fever.
Curbside Pick-Up: In order to provide additional safe shopping solutions, select retailers are offering a Curbside Pick-Up service. We have reserved various pick-up locations in our parking lot for your convenience. In conjunction with our virtual lineup management system, shoppers can visit the shopping centre for a Curbside Pick-Up, advise retail staff of their arrival, share their location, and receive specific instructions related to their pick-up – all with ease and safety.
Learn more about Curbside-Pick Up and see participating retailers here.
We rely on the collective cooperation of the public to comply with the measures described by government authorities and ask everyone to follow the measures posted throughout the property.
We look forward to seeing you.
Bureau Veritas’ SafeGuard Certification
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Oshawa Centre committed to obtaining the Bureau Veritas SafeGuard Label for its property. The label provides tangible, internationally recognized assurance that:
- We meet the industry’s highest hygiene and prevention standards; and
- We are fully prepared for a safe restart and continuation of our activities in the context of the pandemic.
This certification is a sign of confidence in our property, the employees who operate and manage it as well as the tenants who work there. Together, we certify to our customers that they are in a safe and healthy place.
Click here to learn more about the Bureau Veritas SafeGuard Label.