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COVID-19 Response

Miskanawah COVID-19 Re-opening Q and A


Here at Miskanawah, the health, safety, and overall wellness of our communities is of utmost importance.  Although health restrictions in Alberta surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic have been lifted, we have come up with a few strategies to ease us back into in-person programming while also prioritizing safety.  Below are some important questions we considered when thinking about the safety of our staff and the families, children, and individuals we serve.
 
Will Miskanawah be returning to in-person programming and activities?
Currently, Miskanawah is offering both in-person and online programming. All online activities can be found in our Event Calendar or on our Social Media.  In-person capacity restrictions may apply.  Please reach out to the event facilitator regarding any questions or concerns you may have.
 
Will Miskanawah be allowing visits on the Land and in the Lodge?
Staff and clients are now welcome to partake in both Land and Lodge activities. Children under the age of 12 are permitted on the Land but are currently not permitted to enter the Lodge. Registration for Land and Lodge activities is now open and arrangements can be made with Jacqueline Shaw at: jshaw@miskanawah.ca.
 
When I visit, will I be required to wear a mask and go through a COVID-19 screening-process?
As per Alberta’s provincial health restrictions, masks are not mandatory. However, we highly encourage all staff, clients, and visitors to wear a mask, maintain distance, and continue proper hand-hygiene.  Disposable masks are available at our front desk.
All staff, clients, and visitors will continue to be screened for COVID-19 symptoms at our front desk.
 

COVID-19 Response






The Coronavirus Explained & What You Should Do

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Government of Alberta Resources


Alberta Info for Albertans (Updated Daily)

Actions to protect Albertans and prevent the spread of novel coronavirus.

AHS Text4Hope service

Supporting Mental Health & Wellness in a Time of Stress & Isolation

AHS information for Albertans


Supports for Albertans

Immediate relief for Albertans affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

Emergency Financial Assistance for Albertans

Financial assistance for unexpected emergencies is available through the Emergency Needs Allowance.

Community Resources


United Way's Online COVID-19 Information Hub


Calgary Foundation Community Knowledge Centre COVID-19 Resources for Charities


YYC COVID-19 Volunteer Blog


Kids Up Front list of activities for families while social distancing



Additional Resources


Government of Canada Economic Response Plan


City of Calgary COVID-19 Updates



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Posted Thursday, March 26, 2020