High River COVID-19 Updates

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COVID-19 Updates

Let’s unite to show kindness to each other, not just during the holidays but throughout these challenging times. We are in this together, to keep our High River community safe. Together, we can help prevent the spread.

Town Shares Facility Information Following Provincial Announcement for Stronger Provincial Health Measures

December 11, 2020
Read details HERE – for hours of operation for Town Hall, Bob Snograss Recreation Centre, FCSS, Family Resource Centre and Foothills Counselling Service

Province Announces Stronger Public Health Measures

Mandatory, provincewide restrictions are in effect to protect the health system and slow the spread of COVID-19.
December 8, 2020
Visit the Alberta Government website for details HERE (link)

Positive Case of COVID-19 Results in Temporary Closures of Town Hall and Bob Snodgrass Recreation Centre

December 8, 2020
Read details in the Media Release HERE

Town Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

November 27, 2020
Read the details in the Media Release HERE

Province Declares State of Public Health Emergency
New Mandatory Measures in Place

November 26, 2020
Read details in the Media Release HERE
*Additional Information:
Under Alberta’s Public Health Act public place is defined on page 9:


(ii) “public place” includes any place in which the public has an interest arising out of the need to safeguard the public health and includes, without limitation, 

    • public conveyances and stations and terminals used in connection with them, 
    • places of business and places where business activity is carried on, 
    • learning institutions, 
    • institutions, 
    • places of entertainment or amusement, 
    • places of assembly, 
    • dining facilities and licensed premises, 
    • accommodation facilities, including all rental accommodation, 
    • recreation facilities, 
    • medical, health, personal and social care facilities, and 
    • any other building, structure or place visited by or accessible to the public
Read Public Health Order 38-2020 HERE


Town of High River for general and customer service inquiries
Town Parks and Recreation / Bob Snodgrass Recreation Centre
Greater Foothills Family Resource Network and Family Centre
403-652-8633 or toll free at 1-877-652-8633


Please visit the Alberta.ca/covid19 website for up-to-date information:

> November 25 Public Health Orders – Public Health Order 38-2020
> View the Alberta Regional Classification Map (Enhanced Measures area is “purple”)
Alberta Trace Together (App information)
Contact Tracing Information 
Contact Tracing Notification Process
Tips to Prevent the Spread
Symptoms and Testing


Council Meetings – Visit highriver.ca/council-meetings

High River’s Town Council will continue to hold meetings live online until further notice. 
Watch Live-streaming of Council Meetings on highriver.ca/council-meetings when meetings are scheduled and to see agendas and minutes.

Next Council Meeting: December 14, 2020

Committee of the Whole: 11 am
Special Meeting of Council (Budget): 1 pm
Regular Meeting of Council: 3 pm

All meetings are also streamed live and posted on the Town’s YouTube channel