City of Wetaskiwin COVID-19 Timeline

Explore the chronology of Key regional, provincial and national decisions below.

March 29, 2020

Public Emergency, Enforced Isolation

The COVID-19 outbreak is declared a global pandemic by World Health Organization (WHO). Alberta declares a public health emergency. Restrictions on mass gathering and businesses are now legally enforceable and subject to fines.

March 29, 2020

March 24, 2020

SOLE Declared

The City of Wetaskiwin declares a state of local emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 23, 2020

First Confirmed Case

The City of Wetaskiwin issues a joint press release with the County of Wetaskiwin addressing the first confirmed regional case of COVID-19.

March 23, 2020

March 19, 2020

Late Fee / Disconnect Freeze

Wetaskiwin City Council voted to postpone all water disconnects at this time. No late fees will be applied to outstanding utility payments as well. City Council will re-assess this by June 30, 2020.

Do not leave home if you or someone you live with has either:

  • A high temperature or
  • A new, continuous cough
Use the AHS Covid-19 self-assessment tool.