Director of Emergency Management Message

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Jan 5, 2021

Director of Emergency Management Message

Since my last report from over a week ago, I am very pleased to report that we have seen another reduction in active COVID-19 case counts within our region. Currently we sit at 354 total cases, with 50 being active, and 303 recovering. Sadly, as reported by Alberta Health Services, we have experienced 1 death within the region. My heartfelt condolences to family and friends mourning this loss.

I am cautiously optimistic with the decline in our active cases over the last week. It is important to note that part of this decline has been due to less people getting tests over the holiday break, however, it is encouraging to see the decline knowing that our collective actions which began two weeks ago has had an impact. Seeing these lower numbers is definitely a good sign, but it is important to also remember to not become complacent. Make sure you practice proper physical distancing, wear a mask and continue to frequently wash your hands.

Up to date information regarding COVID-19 for the Region of St. Paul and the Province can be found at:

https://www.alberta.ca/stats/covid-19-alberta-statistics.htm

Let’s all finish the year strong and healthy by continuing to following all public health orders and measures that are currently in place. The New Year holds a lot of promise and optimism as vaccines continue to roll-out in the coming days and weeks ahead.

I want to wish each and every one of you a safe and enjoyable new year. I can’t thank you all enough for the support you have shown our Region as we navigate these challenging times.

Remember, we are all in this together,

Trevor Kotowich Regional Director of Emergency Management County of St. Paul, Town of St. Paul, Town of Elk Point, Summer Village of Horseshoe Bay

5101 – 50 Street Box 1480 St. Paul, Alberta T0A 3A0
Phone: 780-645-4100 Email: [email protected] Fax: 780-645-2942