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Government of Alberta
Any Albertan who has received a first or second dose outside of the country or in another province can bring a copy of their immunization records to one of the 141 AHS public health clinics located throughout the province to have their immunization record updated. You can also contact 811 for
Government of Alberta
Beginning June 10, Stage 2 of the Open for Summer Plan will take effect, two weeks after 60 per cent of Albertans age 12-plus received at least one dose of vaccine and with COVID-19 hospitalizations well below 500 and still falling. Officials will continue to monitor the progress of Alberta’s
211 Alberta
211 Alberta, an initiative of United Way, has partnered with Uber Canada to help people who do not have transportation get to and from COVID-19 vaccination appointments A total of 10,000 rides (5,000 round trips) are available in Edmonton and Calgary. City residents who lack other options for
Government of Alberta
As of June 4, Alberta Health Services, community pharmacies and physician clinics have delivered more than three million doses into the arms of Albertans. More than 66 per cent of eligible Albertans have now received at least one dose of vaccine, while more than 13 per cent are now fully immunized
Government of Alberta
Minister of Health Tyler Shandro and Minister of Community and Social Services Rajan Sawhney issued the following joint statement to mark Brain Injury Awareness Month: “June is Brain Injury Awareness Month – an opportunity to recognize all Albertans who live with a brain injury. “About 5,000
Government of Alberta
After last year’s planned kickoff event at the Seniors Outreach Program Society in Three Hills was cancelled due to the pandemic, Minister Pon said she hoped to be back in the town for the 35th edition of Seniors’ Week in 2021. On June 7, she will participate virtually with the society, along with
Government of Alberta
Minister of Community and Social Services Rajan Sawhney issued the following statement on Medicine Hat’s achievement to end chronic homelessness: “Medicine Hat is the first city in Canada to end chronic homelessness. This is a remarkable achievement, and I want to acknowledge the Medicine Hat
Government of Alberta
Minister of Indigenous Relations Rick Wilson issued the following statement on recent work with provincial, territorial and federal governments on missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls: "Alberta is pleased to join other provinces and territories in the release of the National Action Plan
Government of Alberta
Up to 5,000 Albertans can receive their first dose of Pfizer vaccine without an appointment on June 5 and June 6 at the Village Square Leisure Centre in Calgary, from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. The community-led drop-in clinic aims to reduce barriers, increase uptake and address vaccine hesitancy in
Bev Betkowski
A new project is launching that taps into University of Alberta research to help unpaid caregivers find jobs that fit their challenging schedules and responsibilities. U of A researcher Janet Fast is sharing years of study findings with Caregivers Alberta and MatchWork, an Edmonton tech startup, to