Update on City of Wetaskiwin’s COVID-19 Response

City is taking immediate action following the direction of Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health.

City of Wetaskiwin- UPDATE

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In an effort to contain the spread of COVID-19, the City of Wetaskiwin is taking immediate action following the direction of Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw.

Events:

Cancelling of mass gatherings. The City of Wetaskiwin is cancelling all events that have more than 250 attendees in City-operated facilities, parks, open spaces, and roads until further notice. The City will re-evaluate this decision on an ongoing basis, with direction from Alberta Health.

City-led events currently listed as cancelled include:

Spring Parade of Programs (March 16)

Public Facilities:

Cancelling any large group event or program (over 250 people) planned at any public City of Wetaskiwin facility.

Library:

The City is working closely with the Wetaskiwin Library Board to ensure that City and Wetaskiwin Public Library decisions are aligned.

Transit:

Wetaskiwin Transit continues to function and provide service at this time, with the buses being cleaned more often.

Cleaning:

The City has increased the frequency and intensity of cleaning in all City facilities.

The City of Wetaskiwin is updating its COVID-19 web page (www.wetaskiwin.ca/covid19) with advice and information on how community members can protect themselves and determine if any private events or activities should be cancelled.

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