The Office of the northern Medical Health Officers for the Saskatchewan Health Authority and the Northern Inter-Tribal Health Authority have rescinded a travel advisory regarding non-essential travel to Northern Alberta.
The initial advisory as issued on April 18, 2020 after a number of COVID-19 cases in northwest Saskatchewan were linked to travel to northern Alberta. The Medical Health Officer responsible for the area in Alberta has declared an outbreak over.
While the travel advisory has been rescinded, the northern Medical Health Officers for the Saskatchewan Health Authority and the Northern Inter-Tribal Health Authority continue to advise residents to take precautions to protect themselves and others from COVID-19. This includes proper hand hygiene, physical distancing, avoiding large gatherings, and wearing a mask when physical distancing is not possible.
If you have any symptoms consistent with COVID-19 please self-isolate and contact 811 or your community health clinic for assessment and testing.
For more information about COVID-19 visit: https://www.saskatchewan.ca/COVID-19