COVID-19 Update

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September 9, 2020

PLEASE BE ADVISED THERE ARE NOW 4 ACTIVE CASES IN THE MD OF OPPORTUNITY NO. 17, 6 ACTIVE CASES IN THE MD OF SLAVE LAKE AND 4 ACTIVE CASES IN THE COUNTY OF ATHABASCA

PLEASE REMEMBER TO FOLLOW PUBLIC HEALTH MEASURES

  • Wear a mask when you enter businesses for your protection (Most towns in Alberta are mandatory)
  • Wash hands often
  • practice social distancing
  • monitor for symptoms, cough, fever, shortness of breath, runny nose or sore throat

Please remember that self-Isolation can help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Gathering Restrictions are still advised. Travel out of province is not recommended and international travellers must follow mandatory 14-day isolation.

If you are feeling symptomatic or would like a test without having any symptoms, please call the COVID-19 Helpline number at 780-891-3567 or call the Calling Lake or Wabasca Health Centre. Testing can be done at Bigstone Health Centres, Golden Opportunity Clinic and the Wabasca Hospital.

We recommend you sign up for a MyHealth Records Account. A MyHealth Records account gives you one, secure place to see your health information, including: Immunizations, Medications, or Lab Tests such as a COVID test. MyHealth.Alberta.ca is home to valuable, easy-to-understand health information and tools made for Albertans. Please visit https://myhealth.alberta.ca/myhealthrecords to create an account.

**Please DO NOT wait until your symptoms are severe to call. You are at a less risk to develop advanced illness by getting tested as well as making sure your family and community members are safe**

Thank you, stay safe!