Provincial COVID-19 Pandemic Update

New province-wide restrictions have come into effect as of April 6. Please review and continue to follow all public health guidelines to protect others and the health system.

Phase 2A COVID-19 Vaccinations Underway

Alberta’s vaccination program has expanded into Phase 2A, which now includes 437,000 Albertans aged 65 to 74.

City Posts April 9 COVID-19 Situation Report

The City of Wetaskiwin has posted the latest Situation Report to keep citizens informed about the COVID-19 facts and figures that matter to them.

City Facilities Impacted by Provincial restrictions

In accordance with the enhanced province-wide restrictions recently announced by the Government of Alberta, the City of Wetaskiwin will close its indoor recreational facilities.

New COVID-19 Measures in Place as of November 13

New public health measures come into effect November 13, 2020 for Wetaskiwin and other communities on the AHS Enhanced list.

City Suspends Plastic Bag Ban Bylaw until May 2021

The City of Wetaskiwin’s Director of Emergency Management has approved the extension of the suspended enforcement of Plastic Bag Ban Bylaw 1913-18 until May 2021 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Temporary COVID-19 Testing Site Comes to Wetaskiwin

To increase accessibility of COVID-19 testing for symptomatic individuals, temporary COVID-19 testing services have opened in the communities of Wetaskiwin and Ponoka.

City Placed under Watch Status as COVID Cases Rise

Alberta Health Services has confirmed a total of 11 active COVID-19 cases in the City of Wetaskiwin as of end of day October 26. (Update: 22 cases as of November 3, 2020).

City Co-Sponsors Small Business COVID Recovery Grant

The City of Wetaskiwin has partnered with the Leduc & Wetaskiwin Regional Chamber of Commerce to offer a COVID business recovery grant program to provide assistance to small businesses residing in the City of Wetaskiwin.

Support Measures for Resident Businesses

In a move to support area businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Wetaskiwin has approved a deferral of fees for intermodal containers until the end of 2020, and a stay of enforcement of business licenses until August 31, 2020.

OUR BEST WAY FORWARD IS TOGETHER

It's critical that we all follow the provincial restrictions on mass gatherings, physical distancing and business closures. It's the law, and it's the best way to slow the contagion.

By following the rules, we will each be doing our part to stop COVID-19 in its tracks, save lives and get our region back on track.