Alberta Health Services

Alberta reports 1,140 new COVID-19 cases, 3 more deaths on Sunday

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Alberta Health confirmed 1,140 new COVID-19 cases and three more deaths from the disease on Sunday. The deaths were a man in his 80s in the Calgary zone with comorbidities and two men in their 70s in the Edmonton zone — one with comorbidities and the other with no …

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Alberta town’s ER without overnight doctor due to COVID-19’s impact on availability: AHS

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

An emergency department in central Alberta will be without an on-site physician for 16 hours because of a temporary doctor shortage linked to the COVID-19 pandemic, Alberta Health Services said on Wednesday. In a news release, AHS said the Rocky Mountain House Health Centre emergency department closed at 3 …

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Four people ticketed after hundreds attend anti-lockdown rally at Alberta cafe: RCMP

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By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 12, 2021 1:59 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ RCMP say they ticketed four people after an anti-lockdown rally was attended by …

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Lethbridge pharmacies discuss COVID-19 vaccine availability, 2nd doses

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

As of 8 a.m. on Monday, Albertans over the age of 12 were given the green light to book their COVID-19 immunizations at either Alberta Health Services’ vaccination sites or a participating pharmacy. According to some Lethbridge pharmacies, there have been some discrepancies when it comes to vaccine supply. …

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Court date set for Calgary pastor accused of organizing and promoting gatherings

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

A court date has been set for a Calgary pastor accused of violating public health orders to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Calgary police released Artur Pawlowski from custody yesterday evening. He was arrested Saturday and charged for organizing an illegal in-person gathering, and promoting and attending an illegal …

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COVID-19: AHS issues orders to Calgary restaurants after they offered indoor dining

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Alberta Health Services issued closure and work orders to three Calgary restaurants for providing food and beverage services indoors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more: COVID-19: Doctor, businesses react to new Alberta restrictions The health authority said inspections at the following establishments contravened public health orders, which might be …

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COVID-19 cases rising in County of Warner: ‘Our schools are over-capacity’

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Despite its size, the County of Warner currently has 1,009 active COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people, making it the Alberta Health local geographic area (LGA) with the fourth-highest active case rate in the province. The only LGAs with a higher rate are Fort McMurray, Lac La Biche and Barrhead. …

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Alberta’s current COVID-19 status worse than every province and state: Former top doctor

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

While other provinces in Canada are getting a handle on the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Alberta is heading in the wrong direction. The province reported more than 2,000 daily cases for three consecutive days last week, reaching the highest single-day total since the start of the pandemic …

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COVID-19: How will Alberta health-care workers prioritize patients amid an ICU surge?

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

According to the critical care triage document put together by Alberta Health Services to manage an overrun of intensive care patients amid the COVID-19 pandemic, health-care workers are to prioritize incoming patients who have the greatest change of survival. “This is a very complex document,” Dr. Noel Gibney, the …

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Doctors urge southern Albertans to buckle down on COVID-19 health measures

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

On the heels of newly announced public health restrictions in parts of Alberta, the City of Lethbridge continued to see a decline in its number of active COVID-19 cases as of Thursday. Read more: Alberta introduces targeted restrictions in ‘hot spots’ as active COVID-19 cases reach all-time high But …

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