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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Local News

Aspen View now requires masks inside schools

Aspen View now requires masks inside schools

Changes to provincial regulations prompt immediate review
Athabasca COVID cases on the rise again

Athabasca COVID cases on the rise again

No plans to reinstate municipal mask mandates, say CAOs
Forty active cases of COVID-19 identified in Westlock, Barrhead, Athabasca

Forty active cases of COVID-19 identified in Westlock, Barrhead, Athabasca

AHS reports more than 1,000 new cases of COVID-19 over the past 24 hours
Pembina Hills will not impose health measures beyond the province’s guidelines

Pembina Hills will not impose health measures beyond the province’s guidelines

Students and staff will have to wear masks on buses and those with COVID symptoms will have to isolate until at least Sept. 27
Active cases of COVID-19 pop up again locally

Active cases of COVID-19 pop up again locally

Westlock, Athabasca and Barrhead were COVID-free at the start of August
High vaccine rollout prompts Alberta Health to loosen isolation requirements, scale back testing

High vaccine rollout prompts Alberta Health to loosen isolation requirements, scale back testing

65 per cent of Albertans fully vaccinated against coronavirus as of July 30
Town rescinds mask bylaw

Town rescinds mask bylaw

Face coverings will no longer be required in the Athabasca region when the province lifts its mandate July 1
Local COVID-19 cases down to 10

Local COVID-19 cases down to 10

Active cases across Alberta now stand at 1,132, with 170 in hospital and 36 in ICU
'Open for summer plan' hinges on vaccination rates

'Open for summer plan' hinges on vaccination rates

Restrictions will be eased as more Albertans get their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, with a complete reopening expected for early July.
COVID-19 cases decline dramatically in County of Barrhead

COVID-19 cases decline dramatically in County of Barrhead

Just 16 active cases identified within the municipality, a decrease of 90 cases from May 3