Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Vaccinations in Olds

Details available on the Alberta Health Services website.  

Mental Health Supports

Your mental health matters

If you are having difficulties dealing with the effects of COVID-19, there are resources available to you.

For younger people seeking assistance, there is the  Kids Help Phone. No matter what you want to talk about.  Totally private. 24/7.

Alberta Health Services has a free, text-based service called Text4Hope. By texting COVID19HOPE to 393939, you will receive daily text messages on healthy thinking or actions to improve your mood.

For more resources, visit Alberta Health Services Help In Tough Times.

You are not alone. Ask for help.

COVID Self-Assessment and Isolation

Self Assessment

If you or someone you know has any symptoms of COVID-19 including fever, cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, sore throat or runny nose, refer to the Alberta Health Services self-assessment site  

COVID-19 Variants

Alberta self-isolation guidelines for those infected with variants of COVID-19

General Health Information

Visit 811 Health Link or dial 811 for health advice or information 24/7 for everyone in your family.  
For all emergencies, dial 911 .

Small Business Support Programs - Federal Government

Individual Support Programs - Federal Government

Canada Worker Lockdown Benefit (CWLB)

The Canada Worker Lockdown Benefit (CWLB) gives temporary income support to employed and self-employed people who cannot work due to a COVID-19 lockdown. The CWLB is only available when a COVID-19 lockdown order is designated for your region. 

General Overview of Programs

Support for Seniors

Support for Youth

Small Business Support Programs - Provincial Government

Alberta Jobs Now Program - Third application intake opens June 3, 2022.

Canada-Alberta Job Grant - helps cover training expenses for existing employees and new hires.  If you are hiring and training an unemployed Albertan, up to 100% of training costs could be covered, up to $15,000 per trainee. For further information, please contact  the  Canada-Alberta Job Grant processing centre at: 1-855-638-9424 or email jobgrant@gov.ab.ca.

Complaints

If you have a concern about a non-town facility, please contact AHS directly at 1-833-415-9179, by email at  SafeHealthyEnvironments@ahs.ca or use this online form.