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Alberta warns against fraud, malware as number of residents with COVID-19 rises by 33

Alberta warns against fraud, malware as number of residents with COVID-19 rises by 33

Food banks being pushed to the limit

Food banks being pushed to the limit

Food banks across the province are facing the stresses coming at them as best as they can. In addition to increased demand and reduced donations due to the pandemic, some Alberta food banks have also had to face security concerns and thefts.
Fines coming for Albertans who don't follow COVID-19 safety steps

Fines coming for Albertans who don't follow COVID-19 safety steps

31 new cases of COVID-19 in Alberta brings total to 226
Video messages urge Albertans to 'help prevent the spread'

Video messages urge Albertans to 'help prevent the spread'

49 new cases of COVID-19 in Alberta

49 new cases of COVID-19 in Alberta

Three people have recovered and five are in the ICU
Premier rolls out new measures for those most vulnerable to COVID-19

Premier rolls out new measures for those most vulnerable to COVID-19

Actions announced for childcare, homeless shelters, and energy sector recovery
Alberta cancels diploma exams; launches plan for online learning

Alberta cancels diploma exams; launches plan for online learning

The government said they expect that every student, regardless of their geographic location or socioeconomic status, will continue to learn while in-school classes across the province are cancelled.
It's up to all Albertans to protect our most vulnerable against COVID-19: Hinshaw

It's up to all Albertans to protect our most vulnerable against COVID-19: Hinshaw

Alberta confirmed a man in his 60s with underlying health conditions has died from COVID-19. Two more Albertans remain in intensive care.
Albertans can now meet with doctors through their smartphones

Albertans can now meet with doctors through their smartphones

Albertans can use the service to check symptoms, book appointments, see a doctor, and get prescriptions and referrals for diagnostic imaging and specialists, which is all covered by Alberta Health Care.
Alberta pharmacists granted ability to screen for COVID-19, manage drug supply

Alberta pharmacists granted ability to screen for COVID-19, manage drug supply

Pharmacists are initially going to be limited to screening and providing information about COVID-19, but Alberta Health Services (AHS) and the Alberta Pharmacists’ Association will remain in close collaboration on how to expand the role if needed.