Press Release – COVID-19 Update- Municipal office and playgrounds closed

March 24, 2020 - For Immediate Release – Effective immediately, the Municipal Office will be CLOSED to public access to help protect the health and safety of our employees and the public.  We will still be in the office to assist you via phone or email.  If you have documents or cheque payments to bring in, you can drop them off in our drop-box located at the front of the building.

Additionally, under the recommendations of AHS and AEMA, all playgrounds/play structures are CLOSED to the public.

Our community walking and hiking trails remain open at this time; however, it is important that you continue to maintain social distancing.  Stay at least 2 meters away from other users on the trail and do not use it as an opportunity to get together in a group. 

We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding as we work together to protect the health of our community.

We will be continuously monitoring the situation and providing updates as needed.

For up-to-date information, instructions, and resources about COVID-19, please visit a reliable source such as Government of Alberta (alberta.ca), Alberta Health (https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/topics/Page16944.aspx), Health Canada (https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html) and the World Health Organization (https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019).

If you think you’ve been exposed to COVID-19 or are experiencing symptoms, stay home, self-isolate and call Health Link 811 if your symptoms worsen.

Press Release – Crowsnest Community Library Closed

March 18, 2020 - For Immediate Release – In response to the State of Public Health Emergency announced by the province, the Crowsnest Community Library is now closed to all public use.

The RCMP detachments are also closed to public access.  Please see this communication for details: RCMP Detachment Public Closure Info Sheet

We will be continuously monitoring the situation and providing updates as needed.

For up-to-date information about COVID-19 in Alberta, please visit Government of Alberta’s website at https://www.alberta.ca/coronavirus-info-for-albertans.aspx?utm_source=google&utm_medium=sem&utm_campaign=Covid19&utm_term=beinformed&utm_content=v3&gclid=Cj0KCQjw3qzzBRDnARIsAECmryp0JYkMjLOrA5y0RQ3aN3DIR3Mr97ZLWWfP_zf5Vrh4GqdwGZ1llCcaAnrTEALw_wcB

If you think you’ve been exposed to COVID-19, stay home and call Health Link 811 for instructions.

Press Release - Pass Powderkeg Closure and Crowsnest Community Library Access Restriction

To further reduce the potential spread of COVID-19, the Municipality has made the decision to close Pass Powderkeg Ski Area and restrict access to the Crowsnest Community Library effective immediately.

The Crowsnest Community Library will continue to accept returns and any members who have books ready for pick-up will be able to access them at the front desk, browsing will not be permitted, nor will there be any access to the computers.  No new holds/orders will be permitted as Chinook Arch Regional Library has suspended the delivery of books.

We will be continuously monitoring the situation and providing updates as needed.

For up-to-date information about COVID-19 in Alberta, please visit Government of Alberta’s website at https://www.alberta.ca/coronavirus-info-for-albertans.aspx?utm_source=google&utm_medium=sem&utm_campaign=Covid19&utm_term=beinformed&utm_content=v3&gclid=Cj0KCQjw3qzzBRDnARIsAECmryp0JYkMjLOrA5y0RQ3aN3DIR3Mr97ZLWWfP_zf5Vrh4GqdwGZ1llCcaAnrTEALw_wcB

If you think you’ve been exposed to COVID-19, stay home and call Health Link 811 for instructions.

Press Release - COVID-19 Update- Municipal Facilities

March 16, 2020 - For Immediate Release – Under the recommendations of the Province to help limit the potential spread of COVID-19, public access to the following Municipal facilities is suspended until further notice:

  • MDM Community Centre
  • Crowsnest Sports Complex
  • Gymnastics Facility
  • Elk’s Hall

We are evaluating all other Municipal facilities.

Community Registration Night and Volunteer Appreciation Night will be rescheduled to a later date.

We are working to contact all user groups affected by these closures. 

We will be continuously monitoring the situation and providing updates as needed.

For up-to-date information about COVID-19 is Alberta, please visit Government of Alberta’s website at https://www.alberta.ca/coronavirus-info-for-albertans.aspx?utm_source=google&utm_medium=sem&utm_campaign=Covid19&utm_term=beinformed&utm_content=v3&gclid=Cj0KCQjw3qzzBRDnARIsAECmryp0JYkMjLOrA5y0RQ3aN3DIR3Mr97ZLWWfP_zf5Vrh4GqdwGZ1llCcaAnrTEALw_wcB

The current risk level in Alberta for contracting COVID-19 is still low.  However, If you think you’ve been exposed to COVID-19, stay home and call Health Link 811 for instructions.