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Sprout Social : Feb 24 COVID-19 case numbers:
➡️ Increase of 430 cases in the past 24 hrs, 1,866 deaths to date
➡️ 307 in hospital, 56 in ICU
➡️ 4,545 active cases
➡️ 125,622 recovered cases
➡️ 3,378,594 tests performed by the lab (9,467 in the past 24 hrs)
More info: alberta.ca/covid-19-alber…

Twitter Web App : LIVE: An update on distributing Alberta’s COVID-19 vaccines through community pharmacies.

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Twitter Web App : LIVE at 2:30 – Watch Minister of Health @Shandro and officials provide an update on distributing #COVID19 vaccines through community pharmacies: youtu.be/0J0E-U-XT3Q #COVID19AB

Twitter Web App : LIVE: Outlining the 2021 spring legislative agenda that will protect the lives and livelihoods of Albertans, while focusing on democratic reform. twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1…

Twitter Web App : Teams from Telus and Health Link are working to resolve an intermittent issue with some calls to 811 ringing busy. Please continue to be patient. Health Link does have capacity and is staffed up to help with immunization bookings.

Sprout Social : Live at 1 p.m. - Watch Government House Leader Jason Nixon outline a spring legislative agenda that will protect Albertans' lives and livelihoods while also focusing on democratic reform: youtu.be/7M6187BMIkA

Twitter Web App : LIVE: Update on the Bridgeland Riverside Continuing Care Centre, creating 520 good-paying construction and construction-related jobs in Calgary. twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1…

Twitter Web App : LIVE at Noon – Watch Infrastructure Minister Prasad Panda and Health Minister @Shandro provide an update on the Bridgeland Riverside Continuing Care Centre project and the impact this project will have on job creation in Calgary: youtu.be/xbdeuFJnogc #Ableg #COVID19AB

Twitter Web App : A MyAlberta Digital ID is required. You won’t need to wait to receive your activation code to apply – but your driver’s licence or provincial ID will need to be current to set up the account. Make sure it’s not expired to avoid application delays: account.alberta.ca

Sprout Social : We’re helping to reduce the financial stress on parents during #COVID19AB. The Working Parents Benefit provides a one-time payment of $561 per child to parents who used licensed or unlicensed child care between April & Dec 2020. Check eligibility: alberta.ca/WorkingParents…

Sprout Social : If you are feeling sick or have any symptoms related to #COVID19AB, stay home. Supports are available while you are sick or are in isolation due to #COVID19.
Learn about the Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit & the Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit at canada.ca/en/department-…

Twitter Web App : LIVE: Announcing the new Working Parents Benefit, a one-time financial support of $561 per child, for parents who have kids in child care. twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1…

Sprout Social : Started by two Nova Scotia teens to show solidarity for a bullied student, #PinkShirtDay has become a national movement. Join in today, wear pink, and take a stand against bullying: alberta.ca/pink-shirt-day…

Twitter Web App : In the next few months as we immunize these groups, it is more important than ever that we keep being the vaccine for each other. Every day that cases stay steady or decline means fewer ABs get sick & need hospital care, the strain on our health systems ease a little more. (9/9)

Twitter Web App : This a major milestone in our fight against COVID-19. By continuing to vaccinate those at greatest risk of severe outcomes from this virus, we are protecting thousands of parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, brothers, sisters, neighbours, friends, & community members. (8/9)

Twitter Web App : If you have eligible family/friends, consider asking if they need help booking or getting safely to/from their appt. Seniors must bring photo ID & AHC card to confirm their ID & age at their appt. Seniors can call 211 if they can’t find transportation. (7/9)

Twitter Web App : You will be able to book at 1 of 58 sites across AB to enable ppl to receive doses closer to home. Appt. times will be between 8:20 a.m. - 3:40 p.m daily. As more doses arrive we will extend hours. (6/9)

Twitter Web App : Any senior who wants an appt. will get one, but this will take many weeks. Availability depends upon the supply we receive. For those who try to book after initial appts are filled, remember that new appts will be made available as more vaccine arrives. (5/9)

Twitter Web App : Starting tomorrow at 8 a.m, seniors 75+ can book their vaccine appt online at AHS.ca or call Health Link at 811. If you’re 74 turning 75, you are eligible for the vaccine. Please be patient. We have increased Health Link staffing but expect enormous demand. (4/9)