red deer county updates
- April 7 - Phone Call Check-in Service
- April 3 - Red Deer County launches LinkedIn page page to support local businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic
- April 2 - Please ensure all of your garbage is properly bagged before it is set out for pick-up. To protect drivers and prevent the potential spread of COVID-19, loose garbage placed in garbage bins will not be collected.
- March 31 - Information from the Safety Codes Department regarding permit applications, fee payments and general inquiries
- March 30 - All public campgrounds, day use areas, and playgrounds in Red Deer County are now closed to public access until further notice. We thank you for your cooperation during this difficult time.
- March 30 - For information on business continuity during the Covid-19 pandemic, see this attached document.
- March 27 - Safety warning regarding green spaces and day use areas
- March 25 - Red Deer County reminds residents of municipal closures and event postponements
- March 23 - City reduces transit hours and frequency effective today
- March 18 - Red Deer County closes municipal buildings to the public until further notice
- March 16 - Red Deer County cancels all recreation and FCSS Programming
- March 16 - March 24, 2020 Public Hearing Information
- March 16 - POSTPONED: 2020 Volunteer Appreciation Night
We are here to help. If you are in need of information, support or resources, please contact our Community Services team at 403.350.2150 or firstname.lastname@example.org. We have put together a list of Resources & Services to help you out during this time.
Text 4 Hope
For those feeling the strain of isolation, Alberta Health Services has come out with a Text 4 Hope program. Sign up for free to receive daily text messages focusing on healthy living and positive thinking.Text COVID19Hope to 393939 to subscribe.
Are you experiencing symptoms of COVID-19?
If you have symptoms such as fever, cough and difficulty breathing and have travelled outside Canada or have been exposed to someone who has COVID-19, stay home and call Health Link at 811. If you are not seriously ill, do not go to a physician’s office, a health care facility or a lab without consulting with Health Link 811 first. Call 911 if you are seriously ill and need immediate medical attention and inform them that you may have COVID-19.
Help prevent the spread of COVID-19:
- If you are sick, stay home and self-isolate.
- Avoid having visitors to your home.
- Wash your hands often and well.
- Avoid touching your face or mouth with unwashed hands.
- Cough or sneeze into a tissue and dispose of the tissue into a plastic-lined garbage bin. Wash your hands afterwards. If no tissue is available, cough or sneeze into a flexed elbow.
- Clean and disinfect surfaces that are frequently touched.
- Avoid gatherings of greater than 15 people and practice social distancing (keep a distance of 2 meters from others).
- Government of Alberta "Unsolicited Offers Program” - If you are a business or individual offering supplies or services that would support the pandemic response register for the Unsolicited Offers Program.
- Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers - To support businesses that are facing revenue losses and to help prevent lay-offs, the government is providing eligible small employers a temporary wage subsidy for a period of three months.
- Essential Services information - click here to find out more about what constitutes essential services in Alberta.