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Covid-19 Health Local Updates

Mask Bylaw Now in Effect in RMWB

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo has announced that effective immediately face coverings are now mandatory in all indoor public places, with some exemptions. This

Covid-19 Local Local Updates

Sixty-Six Active Cases of COVID-19 in Fort McMurray; First Death in the Region

41 new cases of COVID-19 were discovered in the RMWB over last 96 hours, with 40 of the cases being in Fort McMurray. Currently, there

Covid-19 Education Local Updates

Masks Recommended for Public Transit; Mandatory for Students

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo has released a statement recommending the use of non-medical face coverings on public transit. In alignment with the Government


Community Participation Required for July 28 Council Meeting on Flood Risk

Shared from the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo The Municipality is encouraging residents and business owners to register as delegates in advance of the Council

Alberta Covid-19 Education

Alberta Students to Return to Classrooms in the Fall

The Government of Alberta announced that students will return to classrooms for the 2020-2021 school year. This return falls under the Government’s Scenario 1, “near-normal

Covid-19 Local Local Updates

Government of Alberta Prepares Additional 20 Million Masks for Distribution

The Government of Alberta’s free non-medical masks will soon be available again at A&W, McDonald’s and Tim Hortons restaurants across Alberta.┬áThe distribution of these masks


Archie Simpson Arena Fitness Centre Re-Opening Today

Fort Chipewyan’s Archie Simpson Arena Fitness Centre will be re-opened and ready for the public starting at 4 p.m. this afternoon. Guest are asked to


COVID-19 Testing To Be Offered at Community Pharmacies

Albertans without COVID-19 symptoms will soon be able to be tested for the virus at a limited number of pharmacies throughout Alberta, primarily in Edmonton


Alberta Moves to Stage Two of Relaunch

Shared from the Government of Alberta Strong testing data shows active COVID-19 cases in Alberta are lower than expected, meaning stage two of the relaunch


Non-Medical Masks Available to Albertans

Shared from the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo Albertans can now access 20 million free, non-medical face masks to help prevent the spread of COVID-19