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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Local News

More than 170 active cases of COVID-19 identified within Westlock, Barrhead and Athabasca

More than 170 active cases of COVID-19 identified within Westlock, Barrhead and Athabasca

Outbreaks of COVID-19 or an unidentified respiratory illness declared at several local schools
Multiplex chooses proof of vaccination

Multiplex chooses proof of vaccination

Aquafit, other group activities resume Oct. 4 under new guidelines
Westlock County takes public stand on COVID-19, encourages community to get vaccinated

Westlock County takes public stand on COVID-19, encourages community to get vaccinated

County office to remain open, albeit under new capacity limits
UPDATE: Proof of vaccination, medical exemption or negative COVID test, will only be required for adult users of Westlock’s rec facilities

UPDATE: Proof of vaccination, medical exemption or negative COVID test, will only be required for adult users of Westlock’s rec facilities

Youth and spectators will not have to provide proof of vaccination to enter RSC or pool; town office, FCSS and library will operate at one-third capacity with ongoing masking and social-distancing protocols
Westlock restaurants respond to changing COVID-19 measures

Westlock restaurants respond to changing COVID-19 measures

Some will require proof of vaccination, others will close in-person dining
Swimming pool, arena and library limited to one-third capacity

Swimming pool, arena and library limited to one-third capacity

Town of Barrhead and the public library opt out proof of vaccination program
Two more COVID deaths in Barrhead, Westlock County

Two more COVID deaths in Barrhead, Westlock County

One hundred and fifty nine active cases identified in Athabasca, Barrhead and Westlock
Walk-a-Mile in need of more feet

Walk-a-Mile in need of more feet

PRAAC’s annual fundraiser changed once again due to COVID
BRASS returns with a new production

BRASS returns with a new production

Audience will get to choose the ending during interactive virtual play
Town council shoots down additional COVID restrictions

Town council shoots down additional COVID restrictions

Issue discussed, but no motions were brought forward