Changes expected to care centre visitor policies in Alberta

July 1 2020 8:51pm Alberta’s top doctor says updated visitor policies at continuing care centres are anticipated in the coming weeks. But the time away from loved ones has been difficult for some Alberta families. Julia Wong reports. ‘ });…

Relaxed visitor policies at Alberta continuing care centres expected in coming weeks

There may soon be some relief for Alberta families who have not been able to visit loved ones living in continuing care centres. Visitor restrictions were placed at the facilities early on in the COVID-19 pandemic, with visitors only being…

COVID-19 outbreaks linked to 4 Edmonton restaurants

Dr. Deena Hinshaw said of the four COVID-19 outbreaks linked to Edmonton restaurants, 15 cases were traced back to Greta Bar, six are associated with Earls Tin Palace, 10 are linked to The Pint downtown, and nine with Local on…

Alberta increasing outdoor gathering limit to 200

June 30 2020 5:54pm Chief medical officer Dr. Deena Hinshaw announces Alberta has increased its outdoor gathering limit to 200 people for events like festivals, firework displays, rodeos, sporting events and outdoor performances. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id…

Coronavirus: Alberta increasing outdoor gathering limit to 200

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Alberta has increased its outdoor gathering limit to 200 people. In a release Tuesday, the province announced the change, noting it will better accommodate events such as festivals, firework displays, rodeos, sporting events and outdoor…

Alberta confirms 38 new COVID-19 cases Friday; Edmonton sees largest active numbers

Alberta Health confirmed 38 new COVID-19 cases Friday, which brings active cases in the province to 509. Thirty-seven people are in hospital, eight of those are in intensive care. The province reported no additional deaths Friday. Read more: Alberta COVID-19…

COVID-19 outbreak at Misericordia Hospital now includes 2 units, 1 death

The COVID-19 outbreak at the Misericordia Community Hospital in Edmonton now includes two units and consists of six patients and five staff who have tested positive. The first case was identified on June 21, Alberta Health Services said. Outbreak protocols…

Dr. Hinshaw offers advice for Canada Day amid COVID-19 pandemic

June 25 2020 6:20pm Alberta’s Dr. Deena Hinshaw reminds citizens to stay cautious and remember COVID-19 still exists as Canada Day approaches. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp…

32 COVID-19 cases confirmed at Calgary condominium

June 25 2020 6:19pm Alberta’s Dr. Hinshaw says a Calgary condominium has seen 32 cases of COVID-19 and management is doing what they can to protect residents. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] !=…

Alberta’s top doctor still recommends staying within province despite B.C. reopening

June 25 2020 6:18pm Dr. Deena Hinshaw says she still recommends Albertans stay within the province as B.C. announced they will welcome out-of-province visitors. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) {…