The Lac Ste. Anne County administration office has resumed its regular business hours of Monday to Friday from 8:30 am and 4:30 pm (including lunch hour) in accordance with its COVID-19 recovery strategy. The highest priority will continue to be to limit the potential and risk of transmission of this virus among County staff and members of the public.

  • Modified procedures and staging areas will be in place to safeguard ratepayers and staff
  • County staff from all departments will be on hand to address a variety of ratepayer requests
  • The County's re-entry plans may change with short notice

COVID-19 Cases in Alberta

Alberta confirmed 31 new cases on June 21. This makes a total of 7,704 confirmed cases in the province. This statistic will be updated daily for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Alberta Connects Contact Centre

The Alberta Connects Contact Centre is now open seven days a week, from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm. Call 310.4455 toll-free for general information about the provincial response to COVID-19.

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Emergency Financial Assistance

The provincial and federal governments are providing a number of financial relief programs to help those in need of assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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What to Expect Beginning June 22, 2020

  • Transparent barriers at the front Reception and the Development counters
  • Hand Sanitizing Stations
  • Floor Decals, Barriers and Signage to reflect
  • physical distancing requirements
  • Enhanced disinfecting of shared equipment such as debit machines
  • Access to the front Foyer / Reception area may be limited, please follow posted signage
  • Washrooms will be available for emergency needs only as regular cleaning and sanitizing is performed each evening
  • The public is encouraged to continue accessing the County’s online services, including the option for electronic payments
  • Changes may occur with short notice

What to Expect Moving Forward

  • The County will continue following the recommendations of the Chief Medical Officer of Health for Alberta, Occupational Health & Safety legislation and best practices to ensure the safety and protection of both our staff and the public when accessing County facilities
  • The public will be encouraged to continue using online services or contact the office at 780.785.3411 (toll-free 1.866.880.5722), or email at LSAC (@) LSAC.ca
  • Cashless payments are strongly encouraged wherever possible
  • As the COVID-19 environment progresses, updates will be provided in this section of the County website for all County events and programs

Ongoing Public Health Measures

Lac Ste. Anne County would encourage everyone to follow all public health measures for the foreseeable future, including the following:
  • Practicing physical distancing by keeping at least 2 metres (6 feet) apart,
  • Good hand hygiene through hand washing with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds,
  • Use an alcohol-based (70% at a minimum) hand sanitizer,
  • Practice good etiquette by coughing or sneezing into your elbow or into a tissue,
  • Public Health Order 05-2020 legally obligates individuals to self-isolate if experiencing the following symptoms:
    • Fever;
    • Cough;
    • Shortness of breath, or difficulty breathing
    • Runny or stuffy nose; or
    • Sore throat.

Alberta's Relaunch Strategy Puts Safety First

Alberta’s relaunch strategy puts safety first while gradually reopening businesses, resuming activities and getting people back to work. By working together, we can ensure our sacrifices to slow the spread of COVID-19 are not wasted.

A safely staged COVID-19 recovery plan to relaunch Alberta’s economy
To be successful, we must stay vigilant to slow the spread: follow public health measures, practice physical distancing and good hygiene, and continue acting responsibly. The plan to move forward requires careful monitoring and respecting all guidelines outlined by the Chief Medical Officer. Each stage of relaunch will depend on our ability to keep infection numbers low.
 

Lac Ste. Anne County’s Relaunch Plan is based on the following:

  • Federal and Provincial Public Health Orders,
  • “Workplace Guidance for Business Owners” provincial document,
  • “Opening Soon – Alberta’s Relaunch Strategy” provincial document, and
  • Alberta Occupational Health & Safety Act, Regulation and Code.