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Tuesday , 27 October 2020

COVID-19

Ashmont School re-opens with roughly 75 people in isolation

Approximately 60 students and 15 staff are now in isolation following two cases of COVID-19 connected to the Ashmont School over the weekend. According to St. Paul Education Superintendent Glen Brodziak, the division isn’t able to provide a lot of information about which grades or teachers were impacted because of …

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Flu shots now available

Flu vaccination season kicked off on Monday and health care professionals are encouraging of residents to go out and get their shots in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. As with every year, the vaccination is being offered by Cold Lake’s Community Guardian drug stores, formerly known as the Value …

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Two COVID-19 cases connected to Ashmont School

Ashmont School will be closed on Monday morning as Alberta Health Services said two COVID-19 infections are connected to individuals at the school. AHS notified St. Paul Education Regional Division and said on Saturday that public health staff are investigating a case of COVID-19 at Ashmont School. In a letter …

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Lac La Biche County first COVID case, Lakeland numbers low

Heading out of Thanksgiving long weekend, coronavirus cases around the Lakeland remain low as provincially, infections are continuing to rise. A second infection was reported in Lac La Biche on Friday on the provincial government’s virus map, the first since July in the county. While Saddle Lake has seen a …

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Parents not required to self-isolate; new health measures

Parents are not required to self-isolate if their child is home sick unless the child has tested positive for COVID-19 or has been identified as a close contact according to Dr. Deena Hinshaw, the chief medical officer for the province of Alberta. “The reason for this, is that positivity rates …

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COVID recoveries increasing in Lakeland

While the total number of cases are getting larger, recoveries from COVID-19 are also increasing on Saddle Lake Cree Nation. In the nation’s update on Tuesday night, health authorities confirmed 26 total cases of the virus, with 17 active cases and nine recoveries. Seventy-four tests were conducted Tuesday with no …

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Three Lakeland First Nations with active COVID-19 cases

Twenty-four total active cases among Saddle Lake, Kehewin, Whitefish nations. Three Lakeland area First Nations are reporting active cases of COVID-19. Saddle Lake, Kehewin, and Whitefish (Goodfish) have confirmed cases of the virus as of Sunday night with a growing number of infections in the Lakeland. There are now 20 …

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17 active infections of COVID in Saddle Lake

Saddle Lake officials are reporting there are 17 active cases of COVID-19 on the nation with three recoveries on Friday night. Four new cases have been reported in the past 24 hours with the nation’s first three infections recovered. They’ve conducted 903 total tests since September 7, when band officials …

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Total COVID cases up to 11 in Saddle Lake

Saddle Lake Cree Nation is reporting the total cases of COVID within the community is up to 11 on Wednesday night. This is an increase of three new cases in the past 24 hours. Saddle Lake put a lockdown in place Sept. 7 as the first infection was reported to …

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