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COVID-19 outbreak reported at George McDougall again

COVID-19 outbreak reported at George McDougall again

Just over a week into the return of in-class learning, an outbreak has been reported at George McDougall High School.
Under 150 active COVID-19 cases in Airdrie, 14th death reported

Under 150 active COVID-19 cases in Airdrie, 14th death reported

As more local businesses are allowed to resume as of Jan. 18, Airdrie has reported fewer than 150 active cases of COVID-19, along with its 14th death resulting from the virus.
Alberta health minister says vaccine schedule to take hit from manufacturing delays

Alberta health minister says vaccine schedule to take hit from manufacturing delays

EDMONTON — Alberta's health minister says it will take longer than expected to start immunizing seniors over 75 outside long-term care homes due to a delay in manufacturing one of the COVID-19 vaccines.
Outdoor social gatherings, personal services given green light to reopen

Outdoor social gatherings, personal services given green light to reopen

Alberta eases some COVID-19 restrictions
Restrictions to ease on Jan. 18 as Airdrie's active COVID-19 cases sit at 162

Restrictions to ease on Jan. 18 as Airdrie's active COVID-19 cases sit at 162

As after the holiday case numbers show progress and a decline in new cases, Health Minister Tyler Shandro announced on Jan. 14 the province will ease some restrictions Jan. 18.
The home grown effect has helped Albertans cope with COVID-19

The home grown effect has helped Albertans cope with COVID-19

'There is a wonderful purpose behind being a plant parent'
First COVID ticket issued by peace officers during state of emergency

First COVID ticket issued by peace officers during state of emergency

Lac La Biche resident issued $1,000 fine for New Year's party
Experts say stretching out time between COVID-19 vaccine doses in Alberta reasonable

Experts say stretching out time between COVID-19 vaccine doses in Alberta reasonable

CALGARY — Infectious disease experts say it makes sense for Alberta to stretch the amount of time between first and second doses beyond what's spelled out on the labels of the two approved COVID-19 vaccines.
Surviving Covid:  One prayer and breath at a time

Surviving Covid: One prayer and breath at a time

This story was submitted by reader Shirley Williams.
Airdrie remains at 160 active COVID-19 cases as numbers decline around the province

Airdrie remains at 160 active COVID-19 cases as numbers decline around the province

Airdrie remained at 160 active cases of COVID-19 on Jan. 13, as Alberta recorded fewer than 1,000 new cases for the fifth day in a row.