Alberta changing eligibility for PCR tests; NDP Health Critic says ‘Albertans cannot trust the UCP as they continue to dodge their responsibility, and refuse to be forthcoming with critical public health information’
Alberta / covid 19

Alberta changing eligibility for PCR tests; NDP Health Critic says ‘Albertans cannot trust the UCP as they continue to dodge their responsibility, and refuse to be forthcoming with critical public health information’

News ReleaseChanges to COVID-19 testing eligibility Due to rising demand for PCR tests, Alberta is changing the eligibility for these tests to focus on those who most need them. Daily PCR testing volumes are beginning to exceed system capacity. Wait times for booking a PCR test are now approaching four days and turnaround time for … Continue reading

Alberta expands boosters, launches booster shot campaign
Alberta / covid 19

Alberta expands boosters, launches booster shot campaign

News Release Alberta expands boosters, launches booster shot campaign Alberta is opening COVID-19 vaccine boosters to all Albertans aged 18 and older while launching an ambitious booster shot campaign to protect Albertans from the rapidly spreading Omicron variant. Starting immediately, all Albertans aged 18 and older who received their second COVID-19 vaccine at least five … Continue reading

1,718 new Covid-19 cases in Alberta; 10 new deaths in last 24 hours
Alberta / covid 19

1,718 new Covid-19 cases in Alberta; 10 new deaths in last 24 hours

Dr.Deena Hinshaw tweets: Here is a summary of today’s #COVID19AB update: Given the state of public health emergency issued yesterday, I will be providing regular COVID-19 updates 2X/week to keep Albertans informed & answer questions to the best of my ability. (1/11) https://t.co/XJ2kUsNaUG Over the last 24 hours, we ID’d 1,718 new cases & completed … Continue reading

Alberta’s mobile vaccination clinic will be in a number of locations across the province Sept. 13-17
Alberta / covid 19

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

Magpapabakuna? Narito ang ilang mga tip upang makatulong na gawing mas madali ang karanasan
Alberta / covid 19

Magpapabakuna? Narito ang ilang mga tip upang makatulong na gawing mas madali ang karanasan

News Release YourAlberta (Pamahalaan ng  Alberta)   Magpapabakuna? Narito ang ilang mga tip upang makatulong na gawing mas madali ang karanasan + Kausapin muna ang iyong tagabigay ng pangangalaga ng kalusugan kung mayroon kang anumang mga katanungan o alalahanin + Gumawa ng isang plano upang malimitahan ang kakulangan ng kaginhawaan sa panahon ng iyong appointment … Continue reading

More COVID restrictions to save lives: Premier
Alberta / covid 19

More COVID restrictions to save lives: Premier

News Release More COVID restrictions to save lives: Premier At 6:02 p.m. today (May 4), Premier Jason Kenney will announce new public health measures to limit the spread of COVID-19. The announcement will be livestreamed to alberta.ca/news, Premier Kenney’s Facebook page and Twitter, and live feed will be provided to media. Alberta’s government is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic … Continue reading

AstraZeneca vaccine eligibility drops to age 40
Alberta / covid 19

AstraZeneca vaccine eligibility drops to age 40

News ReleaseAstraZeneca vaccine eligibility drops to age 40 Starting April 20, Albertans aged 40 or over will be able to receive the AstraZeneca vaccine. Participating pharmacies and Alberta Health Services will begin booking appointments for AstraZeneca vaccinations for Albertans born in 1981 or earlier. Walk-in vaccinations will be available at the walk-in clinics in Edmonton … Continue reading