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Government of Alberta
Albertans can now book their influenza immunization appointments to stay healthy, protect others and reduce pressure on Alberta’s health-care system during COVID-19. Individuals can now head to bookvaccine.alberta.ca to book free-of-charge flu vaccinations, with appointments starting Monday, October
Government of Alberta
Daily dose numbers continue to grow as more than 3.2 million Albertans are now vaccinated with at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. More than 430,000 first and second doses have been administered since Sept. 3. Alberta is quickly closing the gap on the national average of 87 per cent of eligible
Government of Alberta
The government-supported verification app to check proof of vaccination with a QR code is now available for download. Businesses and organizations can begin using the free AB Covid Records Verifier app to quickly and easily confirm their patrons’ vaccination status. The AB Covid Records Verifier app
Government of Alberta
Vaccines are safe and effective, and there has never been a more important time to get vaccinated to protect yourself, your loved ones and our health-care system. Alberta residents aged 18 and older are reminded that they have until 11:59 p.m. on October 14 to receive their first or second dose of
Government of Alberta
Organizations targeted by hate crimes can now apply for grants to make security-related improvements. Eligible organizations at risk of being targeted by hate-inspired violence or vandalism can now apply for grants to make security and technology improvements through the Alberta Security
Government of Alberta
Alberta’s government will bring in new supports for businesses implementing the Restrictions Exemption Program. In response to the latest public health actions, government is providing funding to help offset costs of implementing the Restrictions Exemption Program (REP) and support training for
Prime Minister of Canada
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, and the Deputy Prime Minister, Chrystia Freeland, today announced details of the government’s plans to require COVID-19 vaccination across the federal public service and federally regulated transportation sectors. Under the new policy, federal public servants in
Government of Alberta
More than 75 per cent of eligible Albertans are now fully immunized against COVID-19 while thousands more Albertans are now eligible for a third COVID-19 vaccine dose. Starting October 6, Albertans age 75 and older and First Nations, Inuit and Métis people age 65 and older can begin booking for a
Dr. Robbie Babins-Wagner
The pandemic has given us all an unwelcome crash course in viruses, variants, vaccines and uncertainty. We know more than we ever thought we would about spike proteins, positivity rates and vaccine brand names. In fact, these and other aspects of the coronavirus have become part of our daily
Government of Alberta
Alberta’s government is seeking input from the public to update the definition of elder abuse. A new public survey is now open and Albertans are invited to provide input into the new definition of elder abuse. The revised definition will be used to inform legislation, policies and programs to better