Alberta chief medical officer of health to provide update on COVID-19 Thursday afternoon

Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, is scheduled to provide an update on the province’s current situation regarding the novel coronavirus as well as its public health response. Hinshaw has been holding daily news conferences to provide…

Who is Dr. Deena Hinshaw? Alberta’s chief medical officer of health

She’s quickly become a trusted face for Albertans, calmly delivering the facts as cases of COVID-19 are confirmed in the province. Dr. Deena Hinshaw is Alberta’s chief medical officer of health. READ MORE: 7 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Alberta:…

Albertans returning from Iran being asked to self-isolate amid coronavirus concerns

Alberta is adding another preventative measure in hopes of curbing the spread of the coronavirus. On Monday, Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw announced Albertans who have travelled to Iran in the last 14 days should voluntarily isolate…

Albertan in Wuhan copes with travel ban, awaits details of evacuation plan

A Calgarian currently living at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak in China said a plan by the federal government to evacuate Canadians from China is “a good thing to do.” Carter Perrier works in project management consulting and has…

Low risk for Albertans to catch coronavirus from China, provincial health officials say

The province’s chief medical officer of health said Albertans are more at risk of catching influenza than they are of coronavirus from China. The United States confirmed its first case of the virus in Washington State on Tuesday, but Dr.…