100,000+ seniors booked for vaccines: Minister Shandro
Alberta / covid 19

100,000+ seniors booked for vaccines: Minister Shandro

News Release Minister of Health Tyler Shandro issued the following statement: “As of Feb. 25, 100,000 Alberta seniors over the age of 75 are now booked to receive their COVID-19 vaccination. An additional 22,000 seniors who reside in congregate care are also booked, with thousands more booked for appointments at pharmacies. “Combined with the 28,000 … Continue reading

Expanding the COVID-19 vaccine rollout; NDP Health Critic David Shepherd issues  statement in response to failure of UCP to successfully launch online vaccination booking system
Alberta / covid 19

Expanding the COVID-19 vaccine rollout; NDP Health Critic David Shepherd issues statement in response to failure of UCP to successfully launch online vaccination booking system

News ReleaseExpanding the COVID-19 vaccine rollout COVID-19 vaccines will soon be offered at community pharmacies, making it easier for seniors to get their dose as quickly as possible. Starting Feb. 24, Albertans aged 75 and older will be able to book their vaccination appointment at more than 100 participating community pharmacies in Edmonton, Red Deer … Continue reading

Vaccination appointments for seniors age 75 and older can be booked starting Feb. 24; 267 new cases identified in last 24 hours
Alberta / covid 19

Vaccination appointments for seniors age 75 and older can be booked starting Feb. 24; 267 new cases identified in last 24 hours

News Release Update 193: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (Feb. 23, 5:15 p.m.) Vaccination appointments for seniors age 75 and older can be booked starting Feb. 24. Continue following the measures in place to stop the spread and protect the health system. Latest updates Over the last 24 hours, 267 new cases were identified. There are … Continue reading

COVID-19 remains a public health threat: 273 new cases, 16 deaths in last 24 hours, 11 additional cases of variants of concern, bringing provincial total to 289 in Alberta
Alberta / covid 19

COVID-19 remains a public health threat: 273 new cases, 16 deaths in last 24 hours, 11 additional cases of variants of concern, bringing provincial total to 289 in Alberta

News Release Update 192: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (Feb. 22, 4 p.m.) COVID-19 remains a public health threat. Continue following the measures in place to stop the spread and protect the health system. Latest updates Over the last 24 hours, 273 new cases were identified. There are 324 people in hospital due to COVID-19, including … Continue reading

Karagdagang suporta ng COVID-19 para sa maliit na negosyo sa Alberta
Alberta / covid 19

Karagdagang suporta ng COVID-19 para sa maliit na negosyo sa Alberta

News Release Karagdagang suporta ng COVID-19 para sa maliit na negosyo sa Alberta Ang mga maliliit na negosyo sa Alberta ay makikinabang sa isang bagong programa sa tulong sa pananalapi na magbibigay ng mas maraming pera sa mga tagalikha ng trabaho at magkakaloob ng mas maraming seguridad para sa mga manggagawa at kanilang pamilya.Ang karagdagang … Continue reading

415 new cases identified in last 24 hours; 14 additional cases of variants of concern, bringing provincial total to 239
Alberta / covid 19

415 new cases identified in last 24 hours; 14 additional cases of variants of concern, bringing provincial total to 239

News Release Update 191: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (Feb. 18, 4:30 p.m.) Albertans must continue following all public health guidelines, including cooperating with contact tracers, to stop the spread and protect the health-care system. Latest updates Over the last 24 hours, 415 new cases were identified. There are 362 people in hospital due to COVID-19, … Continue reading

277 new cases identified; 4 additional variants of concern, bringing provincial total to 225
Alberta / covid 19

277 new cases identified; 4 additional variants of concern, bringing provincial total to 225

News Release Update 190: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (Feb. 17, 4:45 p.m.) Albertans must continue following all public health guidelines to stop the spread and protect the health-care system. Latest updates Over the last 24 hours, 277 new cases were identified, There are 370 people in hospital due to COVID-19, including 60 in intensive care. … Continue reading

263 new cases identified; 9 additional deaths in last 24 hours
Alberta / covid 19

263 new cases identified; 9 additional deaths in last 24 hours

News Release Update 189: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (Feb. 16, 3:30 p.m.) Cases continue to decline but Albertans must continue to follow all public health guidelines to protect others and the health-care system. Latest updates Over the last 24 hours, 263 new cases were identified. There are 365 people in hospital due to COVID-19, including … Continue reading

NDP ARGUES FOR BETTER RULES, CLARITY & CONSULTATIONAFTER UCP BUNGLES CRITICAL WORKERS BENEFIT ROLLOUT
Alberta

NDP ARGUES FOR BETTER RULES, CLARITY & CONSULTATIONAFTER UCP BUNGLES CRITICAL WORKERS BENEFIT ROLLOUT

News Release NDP ARGUES FOR BETTER RULES, CLARITY & CONSULTATIONAFTER UCP BUNGLES CRITICAL WORKERS BENEFIT ROLLOUT EDMONTON – Alberta’s NDP is calling for a major overhaul and further consultation on the long-delayed Critical Workers Benefit, which offers up funding a mix of federal and provincial funding to support frontline heroes during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Jason … Continue reading

9,000 health-care workers can now get COVID-19 vaccine
Alberta

9,000 health-care workers can now get COVID-19 vaccine

Statement: 9,000 health-care workers can now get COVID-19 vaccine Minister of Health Tyler Shandro issued the following statement on first doses of COVID-19 vaccine in Alberta: “Last month, due to the federal government’s vaccine supply shortage, we were forced to postpone first doses for more than 9,000 eligible health-care workers. “Health-care workers were left waiting … Continue reading