Friday , 7 May 2021


No restrictions easing at this time Health Minister says

Now is not the time to ease current health restrictions, Health Minister Tyler Shandro said on Monday afternoon. Shandro alluded to the hospital benchmarks being partially met because there needed to be fewer than 300 hospitalizations while those rates continue to decline. There are 280 Albertans in hospital with COVID-19, …

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Lakeland pharmacies can offer COVID-19 vaccines

Lakeland area pharmacies are offering COVID-19 vaccines at various sites. Pharmasave in Bonnyville, Guardian Community Drug Mart in Cold Lake (Marina Mall), Shoppers Drug Mart in St. Paul and Vermilion, Crescent Drugs in Lac La Biche, Elk Point Pharmacy, Two Hills Pharmacy, and Shane’s IDA Pharmacy in Smoky Lake are …

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Expect an extension of COVID-19 closure at Mallaig School

Ecole Mallaig School is under COVID-19 outbreak status with 12 cases of the virus reported amongst staff and students of the K-12 school. According to St. Paul Education Superintendent Glen Brodziak roughly 55 per cent of the school’s staff and students are isolating after being identified as close contacts since …

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35 per cent of active cases from unknown source: Hinshaw

Ten new cases of COVID-19 were reported across the Lakeland on Mar. 1 according to the data provided by the province of Alberta’s COVID-19 tracking map. The bulk of those cases were in Smoky Lake County, which has a total of 148 active cases, six in the past 24 hours. …

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