Alberta

Free non-medical masks will soon be back at A&W, McDonald’s Canada, Tim Hortons locations across Alberta

News Release Another 20 million masks ready for distribution Free non-medical masks will soon be back at A&W, McDonald’s Canada, and Tim Hortons locations across Alberta. Distribution of masks through these restaurant partners will resume on July 13. More details will be included with the official launch announcement. In June, 20 million masks were distributed … Continue reading

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Total number of cases identified in Alberta rose by 94 in the last 48 hours: 30 additional cases on June 30 and 64 cases on July 1

News Release Update 100: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (July 2 at 4:30 p.m.) In total, 7,505 Albertans have now recovered from COVID-19. Hospitalization rates remain low with 44 people in hospital, eight of whom are in intensive care. Latest updates The total number of cases identified in Alberta rose by 94 in the last 48 … Continue reading

Alberta

Albertans donate generously to COVID-19 campaigns

News Release Albertans donate generously to COVID-19 campaigns The province thanks Albertans for donating $5 million to charities participating in the charitable giving matching donation program. The Government of Alberta supported COVID-19 response efforts by offering to match donations up to $2 million to eight designated Alberta-based registered charities made between April 15 and May … Continue reading

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More Albertans can attend outdoor community events

News Release More Albertans can attend outdoor community events The outdoor gathering limit has been increased from 100 to 200 people. The increase applies to attendees at community outdoor events such as festivals, fireworks displays, rodeos and sporting events, and outdoor performances. All public health measures, including physical distancing, remain in place. Seated outdoor events … Continue reading

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Alberta offers asymptomatic COVID-19 testing at community pharmacies

News Release Expanding access to COVID-19 testing Alberta will offer asymptomatic COVID-19 testing at community pharmacies, making it easier for Albertans to access testing and help stop the spread. A limited number of community pharmacies will begin to offer testing to Albertans without symptoms and no known exposure to COVID-19. This is in addition to … Continue reading