is an important health notification for the community of Lloydminster as we
continue contact tracing for recent positive cases in the Lloydminster area. During
the COVID-19 outbreak please take precautions to protect yourself, your
families and everyone who lives in the community. COVID-19 is present in
Saskatchewan and Alberta and we all have a responsibility to minimize the
spread of the disease.
know that most cases are no longer travel related and that local
person-to-person spread is taking place in several communities including in
distancing is physical distancing and something that everyone needs to be doing
to reduce the spread of COVID-19, which is in our community. The reality is hitting
home – the Lloydminster area is not immune.
best way to protect yourself is by avoiding close contact with others outside
of your household. You want to stay at least six feet - about two metres - away from
others. This is because the virus is spread by close contact through droplets
made when a person with COVID-19 coughs or sneezes. Those droplets live on
surfaces anywhere from a few hours or several days, so it’s essential that
people wash their hands and disinfect surfaces to kill the virus.
know the best way to reduce the rate of infection is to stay away from people,
outside of those you live with. It’s okay to go outside and get some exercise,
as long as you are not sick or showing symptoms of the Coronavirus. When you do
go out to the park or store to get your essentials, remember to keep a safe
distance from others and always wash your hands often, and for a minimum of 20
important for everyone to follow the guidelines for hand washing, social
distancing and self-isolating shared by provincial and municipal governments to
reduce the spread of the Coronavirus and protect our most vulnerable
populations. Together we can make a
positive difference in our community by reducing the spread.