March 18, 2020

Covid-19 Response Information














We all need to work together and stay healthy in order to beat Coronavirus (Covid-19). 

See below for some useful contact information:

Find up to date information from  Alberta Public Health or the Public Health Agency of Canada.
Alberta Public Health can also be reached by phone at 811. 

Employment Insurance (EI) claims related to COVID-19.
Phone: (833) 381-2725 

For Canadians not covered under EI benefits there is the emergency care benefit.
This new program will provide  up to $900 every two weeks for up to 15 weeks for Canadians who are sick, have to take care of others who are sick or children out of school. Applications will open in April. Phone and program website not yet available. 

Contact information for Canadians oversees and  in need assistance in this emergency.
Global Affairs Canada 24/7 Emergency Watch and Response Centre.
Phone: (613) 996-8885

If you’re a senior in need, volunteers at Drive Happiness Edmonton can deliver food and medication. 
Phone: (780) 424-5438

As senior centres are closing, we must also ensure the social well being of our community’s seniors. Seniors’ Centre Without Walls is a great resource where people can call and interact with others from the comfort of their own home.
Phone: (780) 395-2626