COVID-19 Resources Page
GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA LINKS & RESOURCES
*NEW* Restrictions on gatherings and businesses - new restrictions on mass gatherings and businesses are now in place
Information for Albertans: Actions to protect Albertans and prevent the spread of novel coronavirus
Information for Employees and Employers - funding and supportive measures to support local businesses, employers and employees. This includes:
- WCB Premium Relief
- 90 Day Utility Deferral
- Employment Insurance Benefits (Federal)
- Corporate Income Tax Changes
- Education Property Tax Deferral
Daily Updates - Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health (daily at 3:30 or 4:30 pm)
Help Prevent The Spread Posters - Set of three posters to support awareness and actions that can be taken to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Alberta
Self Assessment Tool - Use this self-assessment tool to help determine whether you should be tested for COVID-19
GOVERNMENT OF CANADA LINKS & RESOURCES
COVID-19 Updates - Detailed information on Canada’s whole-of-government actions to respond to the outbreak
Government of Canada’s Economic Response Plan (full) - Canada’s actions to help Canadians and businesses facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak
Support for Businesses
Supports for Individuals
Frequently Asked Questions - Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers - The Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers is a three-month measure that will allow eligible employers to reduce the amount of payroll deductions required to be remitted to the Canada Revenue Agency
CITY OF LETHBRIDGE LINKS & RESOURCES
News Centre – Coronavirus Updates Regular updates from the City of Lethbridge
Help in Tough Times - a list of resources from Alberta Health Services
Alberta 211 - a free helpline that connects you to community and social services in your area 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, in over 150 languages
Respiratory Viruses and the Workplace - Bulletin gives employers, supervisors and workers information about controlling respiratory virus hazards in the workplace
Support for Entrepreneurs impacted by COVID-19 - Business Development Bank of Canada
Dealing with Mortgage Payment Difficulties - CMHC - Tools and tips to resolving financial difficulties.
Best Practices for Business Owners during COVID-19 (Canadian Home Builders' Association - membership required- contact BILD Lethbridge for access)
Business Continuity Plan Guide- plan how your key services or products can be continued, and the recovery of key business and systems after a emergency event.
Tips for Alberta Business & Community Leaders – Working to Address the Social and Economic Fall Out from the Coronavirus - Institute for Sustainable Development
Community Tool Kit for Economic Recovery and Resiliency (2019) - Toolkit to assist Canadian communities, emergency personnel and elected officials to prepare for, respond to, and recover from various types of natural, manmade and technological disasters in the future.
Steps to Manage Loss & Business Interruption during COVID-19 - BDO Canada - Starting points for consideration that can help your business better manage the process.
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