NLC Liquor Stores adjust operations in response to changes to Alert Level 4 (Avalon) and Alert Level 3 (remainder of Province)

March 10th, 2021
St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador

The Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health announced today that the Avalon Peninsula will move to Alert Level 4, while areas west of the Avalon Peninsula will move to Alert Level 3, effective at midnight, Friday, March 12, 2021. As a result, NLC Liquor Stores on the Avalon Peninsula will open to the public for in-store service, beginning Saturday, March 13. For detailed store capacity and hours of operation, please visit

To ensure the safety and well-being of staff and customers and to reduce the potential for spread of COVID-19, NLC maintains its pre-existing measures throughout stores province-wide. These include physical distancing protocols, plexiglass protection at cash lanes, enhanced cleaning, increased frequency of hand washing and the provision of hand sanitizer and masks for staff. As well,NLC requires all customers to wear a non-medical mask when shopping at its locations and requests that customers displaying flu-like symptoms not visit its stores at this time..

NLC will continue to offer online order and pick-up service for the convenience of customers, however, telephone orders are no longer accepted at this time.

Please note that Liquor Express stores are under management of private operators. Hours of operation may vary by location. Please contact your nearest Liquor Express for details.