Public notice. March 20, 2020 The provincial government declared a state of emergency Thursday, March 19 under section 12 of the Emergency Measures Act to improve measures to contain the spread of COVID-19. Following this declaration, Valorēs tightened its containment measures and limited its activities to essential analysis such as water safety analysis. Our offices are not accessible to the public with the exception of the main entrance to receive samples. Please note that we can receive samples weeldays only in the morning from 9 a.m. to noon.