HIGH RIVER, AB: On February 3, 2021, the Town of High River learned that an employee tested positive for COVID-19. This staff member had no contact with the public or fellow staff members through their work duties and the facility where this person works is not open to the public.
To follow safe and transparent reporting practices, the Town is informing staff and providing information to anyone who may have been in close contact with this individual. Individuals who have been in close contact with this employee will follow testing and isolation requirements as set out by the Province of Alberta. We are also working to support Alberta Health Services & Occupational Health & Safety if there are additional measures that need to be taken.
Out of an abundance of caution, the affected facility has been cleaned and sanitized.
We remind all visitors to any public facility that the province has ordered the mandatory use of face masks in all public spaces. Please remember to physically distance and use proper handwashing techniques to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The Town is committed to keeping our employees and the community informed. We wish this individual the best for a safe and speedy recovery. For confidentiality and out of respect for the privacy of our employee, updates will only be posted should additional information be available.