Virtual doctor visits here to stay

Introduced in March by the province as a way to aid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government announced Monday that new billing codes for telephone and video call virtual visits would become permanent effective immediately. […]


Alberta COVID-19 Update for May 6

Alberta reported another 70 cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the total provincial cases to date to 5963. Of that number, 3552 (59.5%) Albertans have recovered, and 112 (1.8%) have died, six of those deaths in the last 24 hours. […]


Alberta lays out phased-in reopening strategy

The Government of Alberta says a phased relaunch will put Albertans’ safety first as the province gradually reopens closed businesses and services to get people back to work. Among the relaunch opportunities is the allowing vehicle access to parking lots and staging areas in parks, some boat launches on May 1st, and the opening of golf courses on May 4 with clubhouses and pro shops closed. Broader measures including the ability to get a haircut could start as early as May 14. […]