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Bea Fisher postpones fundraiser run

The Bea Fisher Foundation will begin to discuss fundraising alternatives in the near future The Bea Fisher Centre has decided to postpone its annual Colour Within Run fundraiser until next year. The run raises money for the organization’s care homes while raising awareness for those with developmental disabilities. Marketing and Business Development Coordinator Kim Crockett said there were plans to …

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One new COVID-19 case reported in Lloydminster-Maidstone region

Saskatchewan has recorded three new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, which are all from the North-West zone bringing the total active cases to 26. The subregion, which includes Lloydminster, Maidstone and Lashburn, reported one new case bringing the total active cases to tw0. The Battlefords region now sits at four active cases after adding two since yesterday. The …

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Superstore to implement mandatory masks on August 29

Another business is requiring shoppers to wear masks in their stores whether there is a local government mandate or not. On Saturday, the Real Canadian Superstore posted on Facebook stating face masks will be mandatory at all locations starting on August 29th while also thanking customers. “We appreciate your support as we work together to stop the spread of COVID-19,” …

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Two cases recorded in Turtleford-St.Walburg region

Two new COVID-19 cases have been reported in the subregion that includes Turtleford and St. Walburg. This brings the total active cases in the area to four. The zone that contains Lloydminster, Maidstone and Lashburn remains at one case, the Battlefords area remains at two cases and the Cut Knife and Wilkie region have 20. The province recorded six new …

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Shoppers now doing asymptomatic COVID tests in Vermilion

Vermilion residents without symptoms can now get tested for COVID-19 at Shoppers Drug Mart. Since Monday, the Vermilion location has been offering the tests, and by Sept. 1 Albertans can get asymptomatic testing at all 234 Alberta locations. This is in addition to provincewide testing offered by AHS assessment centres and other community pharmacies that already offer tests. Alberta Health …

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One COVID-19 death reported in M.D. of Wainwright, all other cases recover

The M.D. of Wainwright, previously on the Alberta’s watch list with dozens of active cases, now has zero active cases of COVID-19, but one death has been reported from the virus. Alberta’s virus data map shows 41 recoveries from the virus and two recoveries within the County of Vermilion River. There is two active cases and 11 recoveries in the …

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Sask Government spending $40M on return to school

The date for students and staff to return to school has been pushed back to Tuesday, September 8. More details have emerged on the Government of Saskatchewan’s plans on a return to school in the fall. The Government of Saskatchewan announced on Monday that $40 million will be funneled into more resources for students and staff when they return to …

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New COVID-19 case reported in North-west Zone

The Northwest zone, which includes Lloydminster, saw an additional COVID-19 case in the past 24 hours. The new case was reported in the  Turtleford, St. Walburg, Paradise Hill area, which is currently its total active case. The zone is now at 23 active cases as of August 16th, while the overall cases in the province are at 195 active cases. …

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UPDATE: SHA extends timeframe of potential COVID-19 transmission in Turtleford

UPDATE: On Thursday the SHA added more information to the advisory. The length of time for potential exposure has been expanded from August 4-6 to August 4-14 due to new information obtained during the case investigation. The Saskatchewan Health Authority is alerting Turtleford residents of a possible COVID-19 transmission at local business. Anyone who visited Sarcan from August 4th to …

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