March 31st, 2020

COVID-19 update – March 26

By Mo Cranker on March 26, 2020.

Medicine Hat News

A roundup of the News coverage on the morning of Thursday, March 26, 2020.

Alberta has announced that steep fines could be levied on those who are not following self-isolation protocols. Those who have travelled or are otherwise showing symptoms related to coronovius could also be fined. Story here.

Alberta and Ontario governments also announced financial aid programs for those laid off or off work to self-isolate of care for others at home.

Alberta’s initiative is found here.

Ottawa’s package is here.

Local doctors are expressing concern over the province’s promotion of a healthcare-related smart phone app. Story here.

Local businesses are attempting to adjust to the realities that accompany social distancing, but there is deep concern about the long-term implications for business activity. Story here.

A look at how local grocery and drugs stores are adjusting to pandemic restrictions and increased demand. Story here.

Hatter Chris Christie has been named to a provincial council on charity and civil society. Story here.

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One Response to “COVID-19 update – March 26”

  1. marcellaflatley says:

    People have to protect themselves and others by wearing face mask when they go outside. Do not think that just sickness needs to wear face mask. the cases are increasing per hour. So please if you are not in emergency, do not go outside, stay at home, play 2 player games or whatever you want

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