First response during the reality of COVID-19

The world may be at somewhat of a standstill, but life continues for many, with first responders still busy with calls amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “What has changed for our paramedics is they’re finding themselves now having to do what…

Alberta’s top doctor to provide update on COVID-19 Thursday afternoon

Posted April 2, 2020 1:45 pm Updated April 2, 2020 1:46 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Dr. Deena Hinshaw is set to provide her daily update on the novel coronavirus…

Alberta health officials to update province’s COVID-19 situation Monday afternoon

Posted March 30, 2020 1:38 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta health officials are scheduled to provide an update Monday afternoon on the COVID-19 situation in the province and ongoing…

Alberta truckers’ association asks you to #thankatrucker amid coronavirus outbreak

As Canadians across the country stay home in an effort to flatten the curve, truck drivers have ramped up efforts to keep the supply chain moving. The president of the Alberta Motor Transport Association said while the movement of food…

There’s a ‘special place in hell’ for scammers amid COVID-19 pandemic, Alberta premier says

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney did not mince words Monday afternoon when he came out with a warning to scammers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “To those who are trying to exploit seniors and others during this time of a public health…

Coronavirus: Cancelled Edmonton burlesque show goes ahead online

When social distancing prompted the cancellation of a sold-out burlesque show at a downtown Edmonton bar on Friday, organizers kept the show going with livestreamed stripteases direct from the performers’ own living rooms. Related News “At first when we talked…

Coronavirus: Alberta hospitals free up space for COVID-19 patients

Preparations are underway to free up hospital space to be able to care for patients with COVID-19, Alberta Health Services said Friday. Related News The day surgery unit at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre has been temporarily closed, Heather…

Dr. Hinshaw asks people to show #AlbertaCares during COVID-19 pandemic

Posted March 20, 2020 12:09 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The COVID-19 pandemic has created a sense of uncertainty and stress for many Albertans, but it’s also bringing out incredible…

University of Alberta med students offer child care to doctors amid coronavirus pandemic

More than 100 University of Alberta medical students are offering volunteer child care to physicians and other front-line health-care workers as a way to keep them on the job during the COVID-19 pandemic. Related News The students came together after…

How to clean to fight COVID-19? Vinegar won’t work, University of Alberta expert says

Good old-fashioned vinegar. It’s an age-old household staple used for cooking and cleaning and it’s been flying off the shelves as shoppers stock up on pandemic supplies. Related News READ MORE: COVID-19: How effective are household cleaners in fighting coronavirus?…