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Kenney, Hinshaw, Yiu providing COVID-19 update Monday afternoon

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

The premier, chief medical officer of health and the president of Alberta Health Services will be speaking publicly early Monday afternoon, providing an update on measures to protect public health during the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. The news conference will be streamed live here at 1 p.m. …

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Hinshaw to provide Alberta COVID-19 update Thursday afternoon

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

Dr. Deena Hinshaw is scheduled to provide a COVID-19 update for Albertans on Thursday afternoon. The province’s chief medical officer of health is scheduled to speak at 3:30 p.m. Her news conference will be streamed live in this post. Read more: 3 Albertans under 50 reported dead from COVID-19 …

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Alberta woman dies of complications after receiving AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

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

An Alberta woman in her 50s has died after receiving the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, according to the province’s chief medical officer of health. In a news release issued Tuesday night, Dr. Deena Hinshaw said the fatality was confirmed to be linked to “vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia (VITT).” Hinshaw said …

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Alberta children eligible for COVID-19 vaccine no longer require doctor’s note

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

The province announced a change Saturday with how parents and guardians of eligible children can book COVID-19 vaccine appointments. Last week, the province announced children born between 2006 and 2009 with underlying health conditions were eligible for a Pfizer vaccine. READ MORE: COVID-19 vaccinations for meat-plant workers, youths with underlying …

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Dr. Deena Hinshaw providing Alberta COVID-19 update Tuesday afternoon

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

Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw will provide a provincial COVID-19 update Tuesday afternoon. On Monday, Premier Jason Kenney announced the province was easing restrictions on long-term and other continuing care congregate living settings as of May 10. According to the province, active cases in long-term …

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Dr. Deena Hinshaw to provide COVID-19 update Thursday afternoon

Dr. Deena Hinshaw to provide COVID-19 update Thursday afternoon

Albertans are scheduled to received another COVID-19 update Thursday afternoon from Dr. Deena Hinshaw. The chief medical officer of health is scheduled to speak at 3:30 p.m. Her news conference will be streamed live in this story post. Read more: Alberta passes legislation allowing for 3-hour paid leave so …

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Dr. Deena Hinshaw to provide COVID-19 update Wednesday afternoon

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Alberta’s chief medical officer of health is scheduled to provide an update on COVID-19 Wednesday afternoon. Dr. Deena Hinshaw is set to speak at 3:30 p.m. The news conference will be streamed live in this story post. Read more: Economy vs. health: Experts say COVID-19 has put Alberta in …

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City of Edmonton ramps up enforcement of COVID-19 health rules – Edmonton

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Edmonton officers have ramped up enforcement of COVID-19 health rules since tougher restrictions were announced at the end of November. Read more: Alberta’s new COVID-19 measures ban in-person dining, outdoor gatherings; retail to remain open Since those stricter measures were announced, enforcement officers have issued 225 per cent more …

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Calgary student who tested positive for COVID-19 variant was at school while infectious: Hinshaw

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Alberta’s chief medical officer of health confirmed Monday night that health officials have learned that a child of a returning traveller “attended a Calgary school while they were determined to have been infectious with a variant case (of COVID-19).” “There’s been no evidence to date that anyone else has …

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Alberta at standoff with Edmonton-area church over COVID rules; Dr. Hinshaw says she can’t intervene

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Alberta’s top doctor says her hands are tied when it comes to a rural church that is defying public COVID-19 health orders by hosting Sunday services with hundreds of maskless congregants. Chief medical health officer Dr. Deena Hinshaw says she helps set policy, but it’s up to Alberta Health …

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