Calgary’s new chief of emergency management said the previous chief taught them to think about which stakeholders weren’t at the table during a crisis. They were taught to move faster than the speed of government.
The face of Calgary’s COVID-19 public health emergency response, Chief Tom Sampson, has announced his retirement. Sampson, Chief of Calgary’s Emergency Management Agency (CEMA), made the announcement Wednesday. He did so in front of the
Two-thirds of multi-agency call times in the Foothills region are at least a minute over the prescribed 90 seconds for answering and dispatching immediate medical services. Nearly half are more than double the recommended 90
Recreation centres and public libraries will be closed as Calgary declared a state of local emergency and took further action to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Sunday afternoon, Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of
Calgary is prepared to take further steps to protect its workforce as another five coronavirus (COVID-19) cases were announced in Alberta Wednesday. That brings the provincial total to 19. All of these COVID-19 cases are
UPDATE: A Calgary woman in her 50s has been confirmed as Alberta’s first presumptive case of the COVID-19 virus. Further details below. More details on the second case, and the first, can be found here.