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Council hears Halloween celebration proposal

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer Downtown Claresholm may still have the sights and sounds of Halloween this year, while still abiding by the COVID-19 pandemic health guidelines. At its Sept. 14 meeting, Claresholm town council heard a proposal by Darla Slovak by video conference. She and Tracy Elke, of Your Dollar Store With More, wanted permission to decorate downtown … Read more

COVIDClock – A Prayer for Humanity

COVID-19 is ringing alarm bells around the world. The virus is representative of a mace – a historical weapon of war – that can inflict deadly damage internally, with little external damage. The clock graphic: • Red circumference of the clock symbolises the unity of humans working together “around the clock“ to resolve the pandemic. • Four black markers on … Read more

Talking with your children about COVID-19

Content provided by: Alberta Health Services, myhealth.alberta.ca The start of the new school year can be both exciting and stressful for many kids and teens. The COVID-19 pandemic may make the transition back to school seem more challenging than ever before. Parents and other trusted adults play a major role in helping kids understand back-to-school health and safety in an … Read more

Face masks to be mandatory for non-participants in arena

Wearing face masks will be mandatory for non-participants at the Claresholm Arena for the upcoming season. The town will also promote education on wearing them in all public buildings to promote health and safety to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus until the threat of the pandemic eases. The decision was made at Claresholm town council’s Aug. 17 … Read more

How to care for someone with Covid-19 at home

If you are caring for a person who has been diagnosed with COVID-19, follow this advice to protect yourself and others in the home, as well as those in your community. Limit contact Only one healthy person should provide care. Do not share personal items with the ill person, such as toothbrushes, towels, bed linen, utensils or electronic devices. Use … Read more