Covid 19 Policy for Events

Kindly know that during this phase of the pandemic the following conditions
exist in order for us to provide you with the safest conditions under the guidelines set forth
by the Ontario Health Board.
NeXT will not allow for any exceptions to any these conditions under any circumstances.


CHECK IN PROCEDURE
All guests must wear a mask and are required by law to provide verification that they are double vaccinated no exceptions, inclusive of a medical reason.
Kindly know children are not allowed to run around the dining room, clients will be cautioned should children be considered “out of control”.


HOW TO ENTER NeXT WITH PROOF OF BEING FULLY VACCINATED
For any guests 12 years or older who is entering NeXT for the sole purpose of dining ensure you have a copy of your second dose Covid-19 vaccination receipt. Both digital and print versions will be accepted. Kindly show this to the host upon entry you will need to provide a piece of photo identification in order that we validate you. Know any guest 11 years and younger do not need to provide verification of vaccination when accompanied with an adult.

WHERE DO I GET MY COVID-19 VACCINATION RECEIPT?

CLICK TO ACCESS YOUR VACCINATION RECEIPT

YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO OUR BUSINESS, STAFF AND COMMUNITY AND YOURSELF.
Guests seeking entry to NeXT are solely responsible for demonstrating that they are the legitimate holder of the vaccination receipt, and that the information being provided is complete and accurate and relates to the patron. If they cannot demonstrate that to the business or organization, the individual will not be allowed to enter and will be offered takeout instead.

THIS IS THE LAW IN ONTARIO
Kindly know as per section 2.1 of Schedule 1 to O. Reg. 364/20: Rules for Areas at Step 3 and at the Roadmap Exit Step (O. Reg. 364/20) under the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020 (ROA) to require each patron who enters an area of the premises to provide, at the point of entry, proof of identification and proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The specified businesses or organizations must comply with this guidance document, pursuant to section 2.1(4) of Schedule 1 of O. Reg. 364/20.

CLICK TO VIEW THE COMPLETE REGULATION

 WHO IS EXEMPT FROM THE LAW, HOW DO I PROVE IT?
Anyone under 12 years of age when in accompaniment with an adult.


SELF GUIDANCE
1. All guests entering property will need to prove that they are double vaccinated.
2. Guests need to wear a mask when walking around in public areas, inclusive of bathrooms,
hallways or areas that are deemed public spaces were guests from alternate parties are
mingling or crossing each others path.
3. Guests may temporarily remove their masks when standing to consume beverages or eat
food.
4. Guests who are not able to prove their vaccinated status will not be allowed to enter the
property.
5. Guest who exit building can be subject to being re screened for vaccination status,
regardless of reason for exit (example smoking)
6. Dancing is permitted however only 25% of guests may dance at one time in attendance and
guests must wear masks. This policy can change based on government guidelines, kindly ensure
with your event contact as to any changes.


BATHROOMS
We have 2 accessible bathrooms on the upper level.
Additional bathrooms are available on the lower level.


PHYSICAL OR VERBAL ABUSE OF STAFF @ NeXT
Kindly respect this process, should you be denied entry don’t take it personally. Recognize what you need to do to become a verified double vaccinated patron. Any form of verbal or physical abuse will be met immediate withdrawal from NeXT up to and including a report being filed with the Ottawa Police services.

STAY SAFE . STAY LOCAL