City facilities to follow restriction exemption program
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City facilities to follow restriction exemption program

News Release City facilities to follow restriction exemption program Edmontonians may have greater peace of mind when participating in or accessing City of Edmonton programs and services after the City decided today to adopt the Government of Alberta’s restriction exemption program.  Starting Monday, anyone using a public City facility or service will be required to show … Continue reading

New vaccine requirements and COVID-19 measures in Alberta;  Rachel Notley makes  statement in response to Jason Kenney’s COVID-19 announcement
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New vaccine requirements and COVID-19 measures in Alberta; Rachel Notley makes statement in response to Jason Kenney’s COVID-19 announcement

News ReleaseNew vaccine requirements and COVID-19 measures in Alberta Alberta has declared a state of public health emergency and will implement new health measures to expand capacity, increase vaccination rates and reduce transmission of COVID-19. New temporary health measures to help slow the spread of COVID-19 will apply provincewide. This includes new restrictions on restaurants, … Continue reading

Alberta’s mobile vaccination clinic will be in a number of locations across the province Sept. 13-17
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Alberta’s mobile vaccination clinic will be in a number of locations across the province Sept. 13-17

News ReleaseVaccination clinic on wheels continues tour Alberta’s mobile vaccination clinic will be in a number of locations across the province Sept. 13-17. Launched in July, the mobile vaccination clinic is a joint effort between Alberta Health and a broad coalition of businesses to help further extend Alberta’s vaccination campaign. The clinic’s focus is on … Continue reading

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SIMPLE, SECURE, SCANNABLE: ALBERTA’S NDP CALLS FOR VACCINE PASSPORT

News Release SIMPLE, SECURE, SCANNABLE: ALBERTA’S NDP CALLS FOR VACCINE PASSPORT CALGARY – In order to protect people, protect hospitals and protect the provincial economy, Alberta’s NDP is calling for the introduction of simple, secure and scannable vaccine passports that would be required for entry to non-essential businesses and mass gathering settings across the province. … Continue reading

70% of eligible Albertans now fully vaccinated
Alberta / covid 19

70% of eligible Albertans now fully vaccinated

News Release70% of eligible Albertans now fully vaccinated More than 2.6 million Albertans are now fully immunized against COVID-19 after receiving two vaccine doses.As of Sept. 2, 70 per cent of eligible Albertans have received both of their doses of vaccine through Alberta Health Services, community pharmacies and physician offices.A total of 78.2 per cent … Continue reading

Ontario Makes COVID-19 Vaccination Policies Mandatory for High-Risk Settings
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Ontario Makes COVID-19 Vaccination Policies Mandatory for High-Risk Settings

NEWS RELEASE Ontario Makes COVID-19 Vaccination Policies Mandatory for High-Risk Settings Province to Begin Offering Third Doses of COVID-19 Vaccines to Most Vulnerable Ontarians  TORONTO — In response to evolving data around the transmissibility of the Delta variant and based on the recent experiences of other jurisdictions, the government, in consultation with the Chief Medical … Continue reading

Tokyo Olympics Covid-19 cases rising as 17 more reported
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Tokyo Olympics Covid-19 cases rising as 17 more reported

  ANKARA (Anadolu) – A further 17 people linked to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics contracted the coronavirus, raising the total to 276, organizers said Monday. Tokyo 2020 contractors, Games-concerned personnel, a media member, and a volunteer were among Monday’s positive cases. No athletes were catching the coronavirus in the past 24 hours. The infected people were … Continue reading

Philippines

Avisado takes medical leave after hospitalization due to Covid

By Joann Villanueva   Budget and Management Secretary Wendel Avisado (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Budget and Management Secretary Wendel Avisado will be on a 10-day medical leave starting Aug. 2 after recently contracting the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). In a statement Saturday night, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) said Avisado was hospitalized for … Continue reading

Team PH coach to be sent home after positive COVID-19 test
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Team PH coach to be sent home after positive COVID-19 test

TOKYO – A coach of Team Philippines will be sent home following back-and-forth false positive and negative tests for COVID-19, Philippine Olympic Committee president Rep. Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino revealed during a mini conference at the CONRAD Tokyo on Thursday. The daily tests at the Athletes Village on coaches and players, yielded a false positive test … Continue reading