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March 13, 2020 4:12 PM

Coronavirus Information Updates

News and Updates from The Town of Slave Lake about COVID-19.

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Latest Update:

April 7, 2021 3:58 PM

Covid-19 update for Wednesday April 7th, 2021 ---

The Government of Alberta has implemented a move back Step 1 restrictions effective 11:59pm on April 6th 2021.

These restrictions will effect the following in regards to public gathering:

Indoor Social Gatherings;
Outdoor Social Gatherings;
Out-of-town Travel and Visitors;
Weddings and Funerals;
Places of Worship.

Some businesses are required to temporarily close, reduce capacity or limit in-person access. Masks are mandatory in all indoor public places, indoor workplaces, and places of worship. The restrictions will effect the following:

Retail;
Restaurants, Bars, Pubs, Lounges and Cafes;
Entertainment and Recreation Facilities;
Banquet halls, Community halls, Conference Centres and Hotels;
Personal and Wellness Services;
Health, Social and Professional Services;
Indoor Fitness;
Outdoor Sport and Recreation Activities;
Youth and Collegiate Sport and Recreation Activities;
Performance Activities;
Working From Home.

For more detailed information regarding each of the categories, please refer to https://www.alberta.ca/enhanced-public-health-measures.aspx#restrictions

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March 5, 2021 3:55 PM

COVID-19 Update for Friday March 5th, 2021 ---
Albertans who were born in 1946 or earlier can book their COVID19 vaccine appointment online or by calling 811. Appointment availability will be determined by vaccine supply.
https://www.alberta.ca/covid19-vaccine.aspx

Earlier this week, Alberta Health Minister announced that the "Bookings for Phase 2A of the COVID-19 vaccine program will begin the week of March 15.

Those classified under Phase 2A are as followed:

Staff and residents of licensed supportive living (seniors) not included in Phase 1
First Nations, Inuit and Métis people aged 50 and older, no matter where they live
Albertans aged 65 to 74, no matter where they live:
booking dates will open by year of birth, one year at a time, to reduce wait times
exact dates will be announced the week of March 15

Starting Wednesday March 10th, 58,500 AstraZeneca vaccine doses will also be available to Albertans aged 50 to 64, who are currently in Phase 2D.

Albertans aged 50 to 64, no matter where they live
First Nations, Inuit and Métis people aged 35 to 49 on and off reserve or Métis Settlements
To find out which phase of the vaccine role out you are in, visit https://www.alberta.ca/covid19-vaccine.aspx

The Slave Lake Region has not seen an increase of identified cases of COVID-19 over the last 24 hours. According to Alberta Health Services the active case count, in the Slave Lake Region, is now down to 14.

Our next update will be Monday March 8th

March 4, 2021 3:47 PM

COVID-19 Update for Thursday March 5th, 2021 ---

For a third day in a row the Slave Lake Region has not seen an increase of identified cases of COVID-19. In the last 24 hours, 1 case has been declared recovered. This brings our active case count, in the Slave Lake Region, down to 15

Albertans who were born in 1946 or earlier can now book their COVID19 vaccine appointment online or by calling 811. Appointment availability will be determined by vaccine supply.
https://www.alberta.ca/covid19-vaccine.aspx

Alberta Minister of Health Tyler Shandro announced today that the province will be opening up vaccinations to Albertans between the ages of 65 and 74 starting the week of March 15th.

Our next update will be Friday March 5th, 2021