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Tag Archives: COVID-19

Flu shot may rule out COVID-19 symptom confusion: pharmacist

Getting the flu shot may help residents make the recognition between having the annual influenza or if they have COVID-19. Since symptoms are similar, Pharmacist Scott Malek at Sprucewood Pharmacy said getting the shot is a good way to rule out one option. “With the pandemic going on, it allows for some differentiation in symptoms. If you get the flu …

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Potential COVID-19 exposure at two Border City locations

Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) has released two more locations that have possibly been exposed to COVID-19. A person who was likely infected with the virus went to these businesses on these dates. Lloydminster Locations exposed on October 10: Original Joe’s Restaurant and Bar, 5027 44 Street, #107D, from 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. Canadian Brewhouse, 7703 44 Street, #104, from …

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Possible COVID-19 exposure in two local businesses

The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) has released the locations where COVID-19 has potentially been transmitted. A person who was most likely infected have been to the following local businesses on days listed below. Lloydm​​inster Businesses: October 1 and 2 – N​elson Lumber, 6609 44 StreetOctober 5 – Hom​e Depot, 7705 44 Street Specific times that the persons were at the two Lloydminster …

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Chamber of Commerce swear-in new president, give update on 2020 events during AGM

The Lloydminster Chamber of Commerce updated its members on changes made since the pandemic during its annual general meeting. The virtual meeting took place on Tuesday after being pushed back from its original date in March. The postponement meant past president Corinne Kelly-Hyde’s term was extended another six months as the AGMs are usually held every 12 months. Newly sworn-in …

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Ahmadiyya Muslim Community ‘Run for Lloydminster’ postponed until 2021

The third annual ‘Run for Lloydminster’ hosted by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community is postponed to 2021 because of the ongoing health concerns. Over the last two years, the Baitul Amaan Mosque has raised over $21,000 for the Lloydminster Region Health Foundation from the annual run. Imam Mansoor Azeem decided to cancel the run because the organizers believed that hosting the …

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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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Trudeau prorogued parliament to distract from WE scandal: MP Falk

Falk sat with Lloyd Connect on Thursday to speak about the prorogue and the Conservative Party’s leadership race. Battlefords-Lloydminster MP Rosemarie Falk spoke about parliament being prorogued, claiming the move is a distraction from the ongoing WE scandal. On Tuesday, the government announced it had received permission from the Governor General to suspend parliament activity until September 23rd. Trudeau stated …

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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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Province receives over $1 million in sale of local oil and gas land

The spotlight was on the Lloydminster and Estevan areas earlier this week during Saskatchewan’s public offering of Crown petroleum and natural gas rights. The offering, which was held on Tuesday, allows companies to bid for the rights to explore and drill provincial land for oil and natural gas. The Lloydminster area made the province slightly over $1 million for nine …

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