Public Reporting of COVID-19 Cases Resumes in Schools

Lisa C. Community, COVID-19, Health and wellness, Updates

Effective October 6, public reporting of COVID-19 cases in schools will resume with Alberta Health identifying each school with at least two COVID-19 cases online. School outbreaks will be reported at 10 or more COVID-19 cases within a 14-day period that were infectious while at school. The Alberta Government is doing the following to keep students learning safely in person: …

QR Code Added to COVID-19 Vaccine Record

Lisa C. Community, COVID-19, Settlement & Community News, Updates

A secure QR code has been added to your COVID-19 vaccination record. If you downloaded your vaccination record at the end of September, many businesses are still accepting the old version without QR codes and official documentation received at immunization appointments, but you will soon need to show the updated one with a QR code on it. Please download your …

A Step-by-Step Guide on Getting Your Card-Sized Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination Record

Lisa C. COVID-19

Log onto https://myhealth.alberta.ca/MyHealthRecords Step 1: Click on “Get your vaccine card” and it will direct you to https://www.albertavaccinerecord.ca/#/. The COVIDRecords website does not require signing up for My Alberta Digital ID or MyHealth Records: Step 2: Are you seeking your card-sized vaccine record? Click on “YES”: Step 3: Fill out the required information. Your personal healthcare number, which is the …

New Temporary Provincial Measures Announced to Curb the Spread of COVID-19

Lisa C. COVID-19, Updates

Effective September 16, some new temporary provincial measures are in place to curb the spread of COVID-19 Indoor social gatherings Vaccinated: Indoor private social gatherings are limited to a single household plus one other household to a maximum of 10 vaccine-eligible, vaccinated people and no restrictions on children under 12. Unvaccinated: Indoor social gatherings are not permitted for vaccine-eligible people …

Printout & Electronic Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination Record Available through MyHealth Records

Lisa C. COVID-19, Daily Life, Settlement & Community News, Updates

Starting today September 16, Albertans are able to access their COVID-19 vaccination records through MyHealth Records. They can print a copy of their card-sized COVID-19 proof of vaccination or show it on their phone or tablet. MyHealth Records may experience high traffic volume before major events and long weekends. If you need the proof of vaccination card, please plan ahead …

Third COVID-19 Doses Available for Some Albertans

Lisa C. COVID-19, Seniors, Updates

Third COVID-19 vaccine doses are now available for Seniors in congregate care facilities Albertans with eligible immunocompromising conditions. Seniors living in congregate care will be eligible to receive their third dose approximately 5 months after their second dose. Residents will receive their third doses at their facilities and don’t need to book appointments. Albertans with eligible immunocompromising conditions can receive …

COVID-19 Provincial & Territorial Resources

Lisa C. COVID-19, Updates

Alberta COVID-19 info for Albertans, COVID-19 Self-Assessment for Albertans Phone number: 811 Social media:Instagram @YourAlberta, Facebook @YourAlberta.ca, Twitter @YourAlberta, Twitter @CMOH_Alberta British Columbia British Columbia COVID-19, BC COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool Phone number: 811 Social media: Facebook @ImmunizeBC, Twitter @CDCofBC Saskatchewan Saskatchewan COVID-19, Saskatchewan Self Assessment Tool Phone number: 811 Social media: Facebook @SKGov, Twitter @SKGov See the full list of …

Alberta Government Extending Timeline for COVID-19 Transition

Lisa C. Community, COVID-19

After reviewing the current case numbers, our provincial government decides to extend the timeline for the COVID-19 transition, to monitor severe outcomes of COVID-19 and increase immunization rates. The following public health actions will continue until September 27: Mandatory masking in public transit, taxis and ride-shares Mandatory isolation for 10 days for those with COVID-19 symptoms or a positive test …

Changes to Alberta’s COVID-19 Measures

Lisa C. Community, COVID-19, Updates

The Alberta Government will make some changes to bring COVID measures in line with other respiratory viruses while keeping strong measures in place to protect Albertans. Starting Jul. 29, quarantine will not be universally required for close contacts may still be required in some high risk settings or outbreak management. On Aug 16, masking for transit/taxis/rideshares will be lifted. may …