The MD of Acadia will endeavor to keep up to date local information relating to the global COVID-19 pandemic posted to this page.
The MD of Acadia has indefinitely closed the following facilities to the public in line with prohibitions put in place by the Chief Medical Officer of Health
- Acadia Valley Event Center
- Acadia Valley Curling Rink
- Acadia Valley Community Hall
- Acadia Valley Fire Hall
The following events have been rescheduled:
- The public auction scheduled for March 25, 2020 has been rescheduled to July 8, 2020.
- The public meeting scheduled for June 3, 2020 has been cancelled.
The MD of Acadia is constantly reviewing Provincial guidelines and restrictions in determine what facilities can be opened, and additional precautions that need to be taken to support public safety.
As of May 25, 2020 , Provincial guidelines indicate that recreation centres and arenas will reopen in Stage 3 of Alberta’s Relaunch Strategy. Recreation centres includes facilities such as the Acadia Valley Community Hall.
In order to support Provincial efforts to lessen the financial strain, utility payments can be deferred. Billing will still occur, and no interest will be charged on current charges until June 1, 2020.
Public Health Information
Please visit the links below for any information that is being provided by Provincial and Federal health authorities. The information available on these sites includes, but is not limited to current restrictions put in place by the respective authorities, precautions to assist in containing the virus, and information on what to do if you have recently returned from travelling.
The Government of Alberta has also released of essential businesses, click here to be directed to the current list.
Supports for Residents and Local Business
AHS has created a Mental Health Capacity Building Team for the south zone. Please see below for the Mental Wellness Kits they have prepared:
SAMDA Economic Partnership has created a document to provide update on several of the Provincial and Federal programs that have been created to provide support, click here to access this information.
Other Information and Resources
Other facilities have been closed or restricted by other authorities, these include:
- Warren Peers School
- Acadia Valley Municipal Library
Any local businesses wishing to be listed here, or wishing to have modified hours or operations listed please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Alberta SPCA has a some information on COVID-19 and resources for livestock and pet owners. For more information, click here.