COVID-19 INFORMATION FOR ALBERTANS

COVID-19 INFORMATION FOR ALBERTANS

Here is a list of information and services for Albertans as provided by the Alberta Emergency Management Agency (Government of Alberta).

Text for Hope

Alberta Health Services is launching a text-based program that aims to help provide encouragement and hope to Albertans. Text4Hope sends subscribers text messages of support and encouragement to ease stress or anxiety. Albertans can Text COVID19HOPE to 393939 to subscribe. Alternatively, you can contact the Mental Health Help Line at 1-877-303-2642 or Kids Help Phone at 1-800-668-6868

Information for Emergency Financial Assistance

The Emergency Financial Assistance web page now includes information on the federal and provincial supports/programs and a link to the COVID-19 page for more information.

https://www.alberta.ca/emergency-financial-assistance.aspx

List your service or product

The Alberta Emergency Management Agency Unsolicited Offers Program has been set up in response to growing offers of generosity from individuals and organizations to help with the challenges many Albertans are facing due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Those wanting to help can go to alberta.ca/COVID19offersprogram for more information. https://survey123.arcgis.com/share/4d1261e6d08f4d2eb530c53cc089242c

General Information regarding COVID-19 – Contact Alberta Government

Starting March 23, the Alberta Connects Contact Centre will be available seven days a week, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Albertans can call toll-free from anywhere in the province by dialing 310-4455 for general information about the Government of Alberta and its response to COVID-19, or for help contacting individual program areas. This line cannot provide medical advice. Anyone who has health concerns or is experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 should complete an online COVID-19 self-assessment.

  

Community and Social Services

 Community and Social Services has suspended in-person service delivery in its program offices and Alberta Supports Centres. Albertans should contact 1-877-644-9992 for more information.

New Self Isolation Rules

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/alberta-self-isolation-rules-update-march-24-1.5508473

Vehicle Traffic Closed in National Parks

Coronavirus: Parks Canada to close national parks, historic sites to vehicle traffic