Government of Alberta - AHS
There are now 259 pharmacies in 107 communities offering the vaccine. The number of participating pharmacies will keep increasing as more vaccine doses arrive, with up to 500 locations booking appointments by early April. These pharmacies are rapidly increasing the province’s ability to immunize
Government of Alberta
Working parents have until March 31 to apply to receive a one-time $561 per child benefit to help with the cost of child care. Parents who used child care from April to December of 2020 while working or attending school, can apply now to receive the Working Parents Benefit at
Government of Alberta
Alberta’s government is providing $750,000 over two years to the Alberta Elder Abuse Awareness Council, to provide one-time funding to the province’s 31 eligible coordinated community responses (CCRs) to elder abuse. CCRs are multidisciplinary partnerships that can include a range of partners such
Government of Alberta
All Albertans born between 1947 and 1956 will soon be able to book appointments throughout the province. Also eligible to book vaccinations starting Monday are First Nations, Métis and Inuit people born in 1971 or earlier. Phase 2A also includes staff and residents of licensed seniors supportive
Government of Canada
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement to reflect on the year that has passed since the World Health Organization declared COVID‑19 a pandemic: “One year after the World Health Organization officially declared COVID‑19 a pandemic, more than 22,000 Canadian families
Stephanie Thomas
A greater number of Albertans will have the opportunity to be inoculated against COVID-19 with the arrival of the Covishield/AstraZeneca vaccine booking option. Vaccination appointments for Phase 2 begins at 8 a.m. and priority is being given to two specific groups. Appointments are being made
Ministry of Families, Children and Social Development Government of Canada
Every day, volunteers throughout Canada make valuable contributions to their communities. The Government of Canada recognizes the difference they make in the lives of fellow Canadians through Canada’s Volunteer Awards (CVA), with the advice and support of a National Advisory Committee (NAC). On
CBS News
Vaccination rollout set to accelerate this week. Alberta's COVID-19 vaccination program is about to switch into a higher gear as the province prepares to widen the age-range of people eligible for a shot. Here's what you need to know about the vaccine rollout plan now and how it'll change starting
Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council
With the pandemic’s impact on the economy, the need for coordination of services for Edmonton’s older adults (the demographic most adversely affected by COVID-19) has been demonstrated. The shock wave from the pandemic poses new challenges for community-based senior serving organizations and
David Cochrane
Health Canada has approved the use of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine in Canada. Health officials will announce the approval at a media briefing today at 10 a.m. ET, multiple sources with knowledge of the approval confirmed. The U.S. health-care giant's vaccine is the fourth to be approved in