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Alberta campgrounds appear headed for another busy year

Alberta campgrounds appear headed for another busy year

Online bookings for provincial sites begin March 4
Restrictions on indoor fitness, libraries eased in Alberta

Restrictions on indoor fitness, libraries eased in Alberta

Effective immediately, libraries will be able to open at 15 per cent of their fire-code capacity, excluding staff, and low-intensity individual and group workouts for adults will be able to start up again. 
'Enormous demand' expected for immunizations: Hinshaw​​​​​​​

'Enormous demand' expected for immunizations: Hinshaw​​​​​​​

“This is a massive expansion for our province and a big step forward. If you're 74 and turning 75 this year, you are eligible for the vaccine." 
Westlock area COVID-19 update: 2 active cases, 175 total

Westlock area COVID-19 update: 2 active cases, 175 total

Alberta: 267 new cases, 4,516 active
No decision to be made on moving to Step 2 until at least March 1

No decision to be made on moving to Step 2 until at least March 1

While Alberta is meeting the threshold for hospitalizations, the province is concerned about growing case numbers in recent days
Last of active COVID cases clearing

Last of active COVID cases clearing

Boyle and Athabasca hospitals both have outbreaks 
Age will be the priority for Phase 2 of Alberta's vaccine rollout in April

Age will be the priority for Phase 2 of Alberta's vaccine rollout in April

Age and chronic health conditions are the two biggest factors driving the Phase 2 roll out of the provincial vaccine plan in Alberta.
Seniors 75+ can register for COVID vaccine next week

Seniors 75+ can register for COVID vaccine next week

"Age is the single greatest factor for risk for COVID-19 mortality."
Westlock area COVID-19 update: 3 active cases, 173 total

Westlock area COVID-19 update: 3 active cases, 173 total

Cases adjusted from 176 total last Friday
Westlock area COVID-19 update: 3 active cases, 175 total

Westlock area COVID-19 update: 3 active cases, 175 total

Alberta: 277 new cases, 4,857 active