These graphics show just how deeply COVID-19 has infiltrated Alberta

It's been a year since the first case of COVID-19 was reported in Alberta. From remote communities to large workforces, the pandemic has forever changed the province. View original article here Source

One year later, COVID-19 has left no part of Alberta untouched

It's been a year since the first case of COVID-19 was reported in Alberta. From remote communities to large workforces, the pandemic has forever changed the province. View original article here Source

Booking system strained, but Alberta starts vaccinating seniors in latest phase of COVID-19 response

The phone lines at Alberta Health Services are jammed, and the government website has crashed on the first day that all Albertans born in 1946 or earlier can book COVID-19 vaccinations.An additional 230,000 seniors age 75 and older are now eligible...

Alberta COVID-19 vaccination booking system overwhelmed on 1st day seniors 75 and older become eligible

Alberta Health Services' phone lines are jammed and the government website has crashed on the first day that Albertans born in 1946 or earlier can book COVID-19 vaccinations. An additional 230,000 seniors aged 75 and older are now eligible for...

Alberta’s system overwhelmed on first day that all those 75 and older can book COVID-19 vaccinations

Alberta Health Services' phone lines are jammed and the government website has crashed on the first day that Albertans born in 1946 or earlier can book COVID-19 vaccinations. Alberta Health Services said it is experiencing "very high volumes" and that...

Perceived lack of enforcement is splintering public will to follow health measures, experts fear

Alberta's race against coronavirus variants in the coming months depends on the public's ability to follow public health rules, but some experts fear a continued lack of consequences for some protesting essential measures could cripple the province's pandemic response.Justice Minister...

Alberta says it didn’t close slaughterhouse because firm had been ‘successful’ in preventing COVID-19 spread

Alberta's chief medical officer of health says the province chose not to shut down a slaughterhouse that is the site of a growing COVID-19 outbreak that claimed the life of one worker because for months the company had been successfully keeping transmission down. On...

Alberta slaughterhouse to close temporarily amid growing COVID-19 outbreak that has claimed one life

Darwin Doloque's friends describe him as an eternal optimist, one who couldn't say no to anyone who needed help.On Jan. 28, the 35-year-old permanent resident who immigrated to Canada from the Philippines was found dead at his home in Red...

A rare glimpse inside Calgary’s COVID-19 isolation hotel, as travellers share concerns

During his 14-day mandatory stay in Calgary's COVID-19 isolation hotel, Angelo Vanegas says he couldn't get food for up to 15 hours at a time overnight, was penned up in a small room and had to "beg" to get medical...

New COVID-19 outbreak declared at Cargill meat plant in Alberta — site of Canada’s largest outbreak

The site of the largest COVID-19 outbreak in Canada is now facing a new spate of cases.Alberta Health confirmed there are 11 cases linked to the Cargill meat-processing plant near High River, Alta., as of Saturday. Of those, seven cases are active. ...
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