May 22 COVID-19 update

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader As of May 22, Slave Lake remains at five cases – all recovered. Over the last few days, Alberta Health Services (AHS) confirmed four new COVID-19 cases in the AHS North Zone. The City of Grande Prairie…
May 13 COVID-19 update: relaunch Stage I a go

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader Today, in a COVID-19 update, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announced that Stage One of Alberta’s economic relaunch would start tomorrow. This means that non-essential retail, some sit-down restaurants, barbers, and some other businesses can open. This…
May 6 COVID update: sixth Slave Lake case

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader On May 6, there is a new case in the M.D. of Lesser Slave River, which includes the Town of Slave Lake. With this case, Slave Lake area has six cases, of which only this new…
April 29 COVID-19 update: 1st case in Woodlands

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader The first case in Woodlands County was confirmed on April 29. This means there is at least one case in all municipalities which border the M.D. of Lesser Slave River. Lesser Slave, which includes Slave Lake…
April 28 COVID-19 update: six new HP and McLennan cases

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader There are six new COVID-19 cases in Alberta, and the province releases new modeling. Slave Lake remains at five cases: one active and four recovered. The new North Zone cases are in Big Lakes County (including…
April 27 COVID-19 update: 1st  Opportunity case, SL stable

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader The first COVID-19 case confirmed in the the M.D. of Opportunity, which includes the hamlet of Wabasca. Slave Lake area remains at five cases: one active and four recovered. Once again, High Prairie and McLennan area…
April 24 COVID-19 update: eight new NZ cases

Unless something newsworthy happens the next COVID-19 update will be on Monday, April 27. Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader On April 24, there were eight new cases in the North Zone, bringing the total to 165 cases. These new cases are…
April 23 COVID-19 update: summer festivals banned

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader Gatherings of people in groups of more than 15 in Alberta is banned for the whole summer, because of COVID-19. There are seven new North Zone cases, but Slave Lake area stays at five cases, of…
April 20 COVID-19 update: two more McLennan deaths

On both Sunday and Monday, seniors from Manoir du Lac Retirement Home in McLennan died from COVID-19, says the Alberta governments daily COVID-19 updates. These two new deaths bring the Manior du Lac deaths to seven and the North Zone…
April 16 COVID-19 update: fifth McLennan senior dies

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader The fifth McLennan senior has died from COVID-19. There were two new deaths today, said Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health in a video update. A woman in her 80s at Manoir du Lac…