Number Of Active Cases In Central Peace Rises To Nine
As of April 11, 2021
- Birch Hills County: 14 cases (two active, 12 recovered)
- M.D. of Spirit River: 54 cases (five active, 51 recovered)
- Saddle Hills County: 17 cases (two active, 15 recovered)
Total Cases 87 | Recovered 78 | Active Nine
For daily updates please visit: https://www.alberta.ca/covid-19-alberta-data.aspx
Moving back into Step 1 of COVID-19 restrictions
April 9, 2021 Alberta is returning to Step 1 of the four-step framework to protect the health system and reduce the rising spread of COVID-19 provincewide.
The following mandatory public health measures are now in effect:
- Retail services and shopping malls must reduce customer capacity to 15% of fire code occupancy, not including staff. Curbside pick up, delivery and online services are still encouraged.
- Indoor fitness is limited to one-on-one training with an individual or household. No drop-in activities, unsupervised individual fitness, or group fitness is allowed.
- In-person adult performance activities are not permitted. This includes activities such as dancing, singing, acting, playing a musical instrument and any rehearsal or theatrical performance.
- Libraries must close, until further notice.
On Friday, April 9 at noon, indoor in-person table service is no longer permitted at restaurants, pubs, bars, lounges, cafés and food courts. Takeout, curbside pickup, and delivery services continue to be permitted. Outdoor patio dining, with restrictions, will be allowed.
All other restrictions remain in place, including:
- No indoor social gatherings.
- Entertainment facilities remain closed.
- Personal and wellness services (like physio and hair salons) are open by appointment only.
- Places of worship limited to 15% capacity for in-person attendance.
- Working from home is mandatory unless a physical presence is required to operate effectively.
Please follow the links below for the latest COVID-19 updates
Other Useful Links:
- ABTraceTogether (Mobile App)
Physical Distancing Works
FIRE SEASON IN ALBERTA
Fire season in Alberta began March 1st. Permits are required for all burning except campfires in the Forest Protection Area.
To help protect your home from wildfire, FireSmart it:
- remove flammable items that are within 5 feet of your property
- keep roof and gutters free from debris
- prune trees and shrubs regularly
- conduct a FireSmart home assessment
Talk to your neighbors about what you can do to FireSmart your community.
Learn more about how you can FireSmart your property, your community and your industry.
EMERGENCIES CAN HAPPEN ANYTIME
Make a plan. Create a kit. Stay informed.
There are various ways to stay informed of emergencies in the Central Peace and around Alberta.
- Alberta Emergency Alerts are issued to provide you with critical information about an immediate emergency, where it is occurring, and what actions you nee to take. Alerts are distributed in various ways, including: radio, television, social media, RSS feed, and the Alberta Emergency Alert App. Download the app to stay informed through your mobile device.
- Wireless alerting is another tool to receive emergency alerts. Wireless public alerts are issued to cell phones within a defined geographic area. These alerts are only issued for threat-to-life situations. You can learn more at alertready.ca, and check if your phone is compatible to receive wireless alerts. Sign-up is not required as all cell-phones are automatically registered.
- Municipal sources: Be careful of the authenticity of some of the information that is being shared. It is best to use trusted municipal sources for local information
- CPREM Facebook Page
- Birch Hills County
- MD of Spirit River 133
- Town of Spirit River
- Village of Rycroft
- Saddle Hills County
- Central Peace Fire & Rescue – website … Facebook
4. Other Trusted Sources
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