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.
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)
Cancelling any large group event or program (over 250 people) planned at any public City of Wetaskiwin facility.
The City is working closely with the Wetaskiwin Library Board to ensure that City and Wetaskiwin Public Library decisions are aligned.
Wetaskiwin Transit continues to function and provide service at this time, with the buses being cleaned more often.
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.