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COVID-19 Response

During a public health event, Alberta Health Services is the authority, and general community impact of the virus on residents is within their purview.  The Municipal District of Taber's role is to keep staff healthy and to ensure essential services operate smoothly.

MD of Taber continues to work with AHS to monitor the situation and implement responsible decisions. All residents are encouraged to follow the advice of Alberta Health in helping reduce the spread of the virus.

Alberta Health Services Information

You can help the call volumes by considering visiting the Government of Alberta at http://alberta.ca/covid19 for info, if you do not need a health assessment.  For health concerns unrelated to COVID-19, consider visiting http://ahs.ca/options to find out where to get the right care for your health needs.

What Should I Do If I Think I Have COVID-19?

If you have symptoms such as fever, cough and difficulty breathing and have traveled outside Canada or have been exposed to someone who has COVID-19, stay home and call Health Link 811. If you are not seriously ill, do not go to a physician’s office, a health care facility or a lab without consulting with Health Link 811 first. Call 911 if you are seriously ill and need immediate medical attention and inform them that you may have COVID-19.

Symptoms

Self Assessment \ Online Screening 

More Information

If you are awaiting COVID test results, please do not call Health Link, which does not have access to test results. If you have been tested for COVID, remain in self-isolation until you are called directly with your test results.

Returning Traveller (land border) FAQ


Municipal Information

  • April 3, 2020 – Update to Temporary Changes to Council and Council Committee Meetings due to COVID-19.  At this time the M.D. of Taber will be conducting its Council and Council Committee meetings through teleconferencing technology and will be publicly accessible through live audio stream.  The live publicly available audio stream will be accessible online at the MD of Taber YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCx_ooJ6r92gjd3so1ygvt7A.  The Chief Administrative Officer will be fulfilling the role of designated officer as these meetings take place.
  • March 27, 2020 

AHS Mass Gathering Restrictions Update Translation to Low German
(YouTube Audio Translation Below)

  • March 27, 2020 - MD Taber Park Campground - We plan on opening the campground portion of the MD park April 15th  with limited use to water.The shower house will remain closed.
    COVID-19 has changed the way the world lives and does business. We will also change the way we do business at the park with the regulations placed upon us for health and safety reasons.
    This means the park could be, on short notice shut down to the public and the gates at the top of the hill closed.
    Check our website to stay informed, as situations are subject to change.
  • March 27, 2020 - The Roadside cleanup campaign that was scheduled for the first two Fridays in May have now been postponed until spring of 2021 due to the COVID-19 regulations in place. If there are questions please call the office 403-223-3142 
  • March 25, 2020 - The new self-isolation rules were shared from Alberta Health at the link is below.    https://www.alberta.ca/self-isolation.aspx
    Alberta Health has also update information regarding Mass Gatherings. The link below now includes a button where the public can go online and submit a form to report mass gatherings.
    https://www.alberta.ca/restrictions-for-mass-gatherings.aspx
  • March 25, 2020 - In response to the current COVID-19 situation in Alberta the MD of Taber is following the recommendations of Alberta Health Services and will be temporarily closing the Forks Campground effective immediately. The following playgrounds have also been temporarily closed:
    • The MD park
    • Enchant playground
    • Both Grassy Lake playgrounds (Ball diamond playground and the North grassy playground)
  • March 23, 2020 - Social Distancing Fact Sheet from Alberta Health Services (PDF)
  • March 19, 2020 - Temporary Changes to Council and Council Committee Meetings due to COVID-19 At this time the M.D. of Taber will be conducting its Council and Council Committee meetings using a live audio stream along with teleconferencing technology.  The place where this will be available to the public will be the M.D. of Taber Council Chambers and online at our YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCx_ooJ6r92gjd3so1ygvt7A.  The Chief Administrative Officer will be fulfilling the role of designated officer as these meetings take place.

  • March 18, 2020

AHS Awareness Poster Translation to Low German 
(YouTube Audio Translation Below)

AHS Self Isolate Notice For Travelers Translation to Low German
(YouTube Audio Translation Below)