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Enhanced Public Health Measures in Place for the County of Newell as of November 25, 2020

As of November 24, all residents and visitors of the County of Newell (and other communities in Alberta listed on the watch/enhanced measures list) must adhere to the following mandatory guidelines:

  • No indoor social gatherings in any setting
  • Outdoor gatherings - maximum of 10 people
  • Wedding and funeral services – maximum of 10 people (no receptions)
  • No festivals or events
 
For more details, please visit the Alberta Health Services website:
https://www.alberta.ca/covid19-communities-under-watch-public-health-measures.aspx
 
2020-11-09 If you have been identified as a close contact of someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, you are required to self-isolate at home for 14 days, get tested, and monitor your symptoms.  View this poster for more information - 2020-11-09 Close Contact Information


 
Government of Alberta

All individuals are encouraged to keep up to date on the latest developments throughout Alberta by viewing official information that can be accessed through the Government of Alberta Website:  https://www.alberta.ca/coronavirus-info-for-albertans.aspx

Information on provincial restrictions on mass gatherings and the criteria for essential vs. non-essential services are available here:  https://www.alberta.ca/restrictions-on-gatherings-and-businesses.aspx

Information on Utility Payment Deferral:

Alberta Health Services

24 hour call number for COVID-19 – Call Health Link 811 or https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/findhealth/service.aspx?Id=1001957

Alberta Health Services "Help in Tough Times" https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/amh/Page16759.aspx 

Virtual Mental Health Community (Togetherall) https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/amh/Page17137.aspx

Government of Canada

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) information and updates - https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html

 

Local Business Supports Information

Visit the Brooks Region website for information, resources, and updates for local businesses:  https://www.brooksregion.ca/business-supports/covid19

Sign up for the Brooks Region eNewsletter:  https://www.brooksregion.ca/get-to-know-us/contact-us/subscribe-to-us

 

Community Support Information

 

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Click the links below to view information specific to municipalities within the County of Newell: