COVID-19 Information

Covid-19

The Town encourages everyone to be appropriately informed with the most current information about the COVID-19 coronavirus.  Please visit the links below to ensure that you are using the correct and up-to-date information when making decisions for you and your family and to find out what to do if you suspect that you’ve been exposed or that you have contracted the virus.

Alberta Biz Connect

Workplace guidance and supports to help businesses and non-profits affected by COVID-19 begin to reopen and resume operations safely.

Alberta’s Relaunch Strategy 

A safely staged COVID-19 recovery plan to relaunch our economy.

Alberta Health Services 

How the virus spreads, how to prevent spread, what to do if you’ve been travelling or if you’ve been exposed, and how to recognize symptoms.

Province of Alberta  

General information about the virus, testing protocols and updates from the Chief Medical Officer and the self-assessment tool COVID-19 Self Assessment Tool.

Government of Canada Travel Advisories

Have a trip planned?  What to do while abroad and what to do upon your return.

World Health Organization

Daily updates on the worldwide status of the COVID-19 virus.

Facility Closures

Use of Town playgrounds and fitness equipment prohibited to prevent transmission of COVID-19

Places that are closed:

  • Playgrounds
  • Fitness Park
  • Outdoor Rink
  • Scott Seaman Sports Rink (SSSR)
  • Oilfields Regional Arena
  • Skateboard Park

Town of Black Diamond parks (green spaces) remain open.

Residents are encouraged to enjoy time outdoors.
To avoid the risk of transmission, follow all health precautions.

• Stay home if you are sick.
• If an area is busy, please move to a different area.
• Step off a pathway or trail when others approach.
DO NOT use parks or public spaces in groups.
• Maintain at least 2 meters (6 feet) physical distance between users.
• Do not touch any surfaces.
• Use proper hand hygiene at all times.
• Wash and sanitize your hands frequently
• Do not touch your face

Local Assistance

If you are self-isolating or if you’ve been placed in quarantine and you require groceries or medications, please check with family and friends to see if they are able to assist.  If not, our local grocery and both pharmacies all normally provide delivery services. and are planning to continue to do so for as long as they are able to safely do so.  Please contact them directly (see below) to discuss placing an order.  If you are requesting delivery services, please be sure to let them know if you are displaying symptoms or if someone in your house has tested positive for COVID-19, so that they can take the appropriate measures to keep their staff safe and remain able to continue providing these valuable services to our community and those in need of assistance.

Groceries

Country Food Mart (AG Foods) (403) 933-4112

Pharmacies

Black Diamond Pharmasave (403) 933-7979    Website 
Sandul’s Pharmacy (403) 933-4818    Website 

Pet Supplies

Chinook Windz (403) 933-3344     Website 
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