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Alberta warns against fraud, malware as number of residents with COVID-19 rises by 33

Alberta warns against fraud, malware as number of residents with COVID-19 rises by 33

Local psychologist says help is available for COVID-related mental health

Local psychologist says help is available for COVID-related mental health

With all of the focus being on physical health during the past several weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s mental health that needs to be at the forefront of people’s minds, says a local psychologist.
Food banks being pushed to the limit

Food banks being pushed to the limit

Food banks across the province are facing the stresses coming at them as best as they can. In addition to increased demand and reduced donations due to the pandemic, some Alberta food banks have also had to face security concerns and thefts.
LLB POST reader submission: My Mother’s Pandemic Story

LLB POST reader submission: My Mother’s Pandemic Story

Asian flu, weddings and a family's first-hand experience with pandemics — a reader's comparison from yester-year to today.
LETTER:  Maybe this Pandemic does have a Silver Lining

LETTER: Maybe this Pandemic does have a Silver Lining

Regional Health Advisory vice chair urges premier to listen to health issues from rural northern Alberta
Fines coming for Albertans who don't follow COVID-19 safety steps

Fines coming for Albertans who don't follow COVID-19 safety steps

31 new cases of COVID-19 in Alberta brings total to 226
Lac La Biche Police taking precautions for public contact

Lac La Biche Police taking precautions for public contact

The Lac La Biche RCMP Detachment has had to make significant changes due to the effects of COVID-19 over the last week, say local police officials, including the additional measure of decontamination being added to their daily interractions with the
Video messages urge Albertans to 'help prevent the spread'

Video messages urge Albertans to 'help prevent the spread'

Making mental health a priority during COVID-19

Making mental health a priority during COVID-19

Open for business

Open for business

On March 27, the Alberta government ordered businesses deemed non-essential to close effective immediately. This has impacted the list provided here and people are encouraged to check company websites and social media for updated information on the businesses listed below to confirm their status. Thank you.