Alberta Easing Restrictions for Outdoor Gatherings

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First, let’s recap what happened earlier this month: on January 7, the Alberta Government announced that the Provincial Public Health Restrictions was extended until January 21, 2021. The most recent adjustment to the restrictions is that starting today January 18, the provincial government is easing restrictions for outdoor social gatherings up to 10 people personal & wellness services by appointment …

Free Dental Hygiene, Kinesiology and Nutrition Services

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The Ronald McDonald Care Mobile provides free health services for youth, including: Dental hygiene assessment & fluoride varnish Activity plan with a kinesiologist Growth & nutrition screening with a dietitian Note that this is a first-come, first-served clinic and you may be asked to wait or return in the order of arrival. Check out the calendar for the month of …

When to Call 911

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When someone’s life, health or safety is at risk, calling 911 is the fastest to get help. In a true emergency, call 911 and stay on the phone with the operator. Calgary 911 also provides life-saving instructions on the phone when you wait for the ambulance to arrive. When should you call 911? When someone has difficulty breathing, is bleeding …

Calgary Police Service’s Non-Emergency Number

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Many newcomers are quite familiar with the emergency number 911. 911 is the number to call any time you have an emergency requiring Police service Fire department Ambulance * Please refer to When to Call 911 for more information. But did you know, it is NOT right to call 911 for non-urgent situations? 911 is meant for people in immediate …

Enforcing Calgary’s COVID-19 Face Coverings Bylaw

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The Temporary COVID-19 Face Coverings Bylaw came into effect in August 2020 and was extended through December 2021. Those who fail to comply face penalties from $50 to $100. Following offences within a 12-month period will result in higher penalties. Calgary Community Peace Officers and the Calgary Police Service (CPS) have been working together to ensure enforcement of all bylaws …

Provincial Public Health Restrictions Extended

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Last December, the Alberta Government announced new public health measures and restrictions that would be in effect for a minimum of four weeks until January 7, 2021. On January 8, the provincial government announced that the enhanced public health measures will remain in place provincewide until at least January 21, 2021. Health officials will continue to actively evaluate the situation …

Rehabilitation Advice Line by AHS

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Are you recovering from COVID-19 and need rehabilitation advice? You can reach out to a clinician and receive help through your recovery by calling 1-833-379-0563 (toll-free). Rehabilitation Advice Line is a free telephone service available for Albertans over 18, who’ve had An injury, An orthopedic (relating to the bones/muscles) surgery, or A neurological (relating to the nervous system) condition. If …

Update on COVID Cases in Alberta during the Holiday

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Many Albertans celebrated holidays in safe and responsible manners, and thanks to them new COVID-19 cases have been declining over the holidays. According to the COVID-19 information updated by the provincial government, from December 23 to December 27, new cases are dropping almost steadily on a daily basis, reaching only 459 cases on Boxing Day, December 26. The same variant …