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COVID-19 Response

Miskanawah COVID-19 Re-opening Q and A


Here at Miskanawah, the health, safety, and overall wellness of our communities is of utmost importance. With the new Alberta COVID-19 restrictions, we have come up with a few strategies while also prioritizing safety. Below are some important questions we considered when thinking about the safety of our staff and the families, children, and individuals we serve.
 
Alberta Update
On February 8, 2022, the Government of Alberta announced its plan to lift public health restrictions.  You can see the full announcement here: COVID-19 info for Albertans | Alberta.ca (scroll to the bottom). 
There are 3 Stages: Phase 1 of the plan is currently in effect and includes:Will Miskanawah be returning to in-person programming and activities?
Some in-person programming will be returning and some will not. Please contact the program facilitator to confirm in-person/virtual offerings. However, in-person capacity may apply and all events may still be found online through our Event Calendar and our social media. Please reach out to the event facilitator regarding any questions or concerns you may have.
 
Will Miskanawah be allowing visits on the Land and in the Lodge?
Yes, both staff and clients are now welcome to partake in Land and Lodge activities. Proof of negative COVID PCR or rapid test within 72 hours is acceptable to enter the Lodge but is up to the discretion of the Elder. Children under the age of 12 are now allowed into the Lodge. Registration for Land and Lodge activities may be completed through Jacqueline Shaw at: jshaw@miskanawah.ca.
 
When I visit the Miskanawah locations, will I be required to wear a mask and go through the COVID-19 screening process?
Masking is NO longer required but COVID-19 symptom screenings ARE REQUIARED. However, Miskanawah strongly encourages folks to wear a mask, maintain distance, and continue proper hand-hygiene. Masks, wipes, and hand-sanitizers are available at both our NE location and Kensington location. If you have any cold-like symptoms and/or are feeling unwell, please stay home until symptoms subside.
 

COVID-19 Response






The Coronavirus Explained & What You Should Do

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Government of Alberta Resources


Alberta Info for Albertans (Updated Daily)

Actions to protect Albertans and prevent the spread of novel coronavirus.

AHS Text4Hope service

Supporting Mental Health & Wellness in a Time of Stress & Isolation

AHS information for Albertans


Supports for Albertans

Immediate relief for Albertans affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

Emergency Financial Assistance for Albertans

Financial assistance for unexpected emergencies is available through the Emergency Needs Allowance.

Community Resources


United Way's Online COVID-19 Information Hub


Calgary Foundation Community Knowledge Centre COVID-19 Resources for Charities


YYC COVID-19 Volunteer Blog


Kids Up Front list of activities for families while social distancing



Additional Resources


Government of Canada Economic Response Plan


City of Calgary COVID-19 Updates



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Posted Thursday, March 26, 2020