Dr. James Makokis urges all First Nations to stay vigilant with health measures and get vaccinated – Yahoo News

August 17, 2021

(ANNews) – Despite lifting the majority of their COVID-19 restrictions, the Government of Alberta has announced public health measures that were set to expire this week will stay in place until September 27.

The restrictions remaining in place until the 27th are: Mandatory masking orders in public transit, school buses, taxis and ride-shares;

Mandatory isolation for 10 days for those with COVID-19 symptoms or positive test results; and Testing for any symptomatic individual.

Alberta Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, said, “Since I made my previous recommendations, I have been watching local and international data closely, and two items have emerged that have led me to recommend that we adjust our approach and defer the changes originally scheduled for Aug. 16.”

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