Council declines funding request from private Ultrasound business

Kneehill County held a regular meeting of council on Tuesday April 13, 2021, which was called to order at 8:30 a.m. by Reeve Jerry Wittstock.

The first item on the council’s agenda was item 3.1 Delegation, Ultrasound Services, presented by Robert & Erica Paxton, which occurred at 8:30 am.

They were asking for Kneehill County to provide them funding to provide ultrasound services within the Kneehill Medical Clinic in Three Hills.

Their goal is to provide high-quality ultrasound service

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Prairie College deals with COVID-19 outbreak

After a year of very minimal COVID activity on Prairie College campus, the last week has contained a sudden influx of cases, which as of Tuesday morning totals 16 active cases. Three cases are Prairie staff members, and the remaining 13 are Prairie students. All close and suspected contacts are in isolation or quarantine.

After two contained cases in March, the first case of the outbreak was detected on April 4th. The case numbers have continued to climb in the days since. Many students have ch

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Moving back into Step 1 of COVID-19 restrictions

Alberta is returning to Step 1 of the four-step framework to protect the health system and reduce the rising spread of COVID-19 province-wide.

Effective at 11:59 p.m. on April 6, updated mandatory health measures go into effect for retail, fitness and performance activities. Effective at noon on Friday, April 9, restaurants will be restricted to providing only takeout, delivery and patio service.

Alberta will remain in Step 1 with restaurant restrictions until further notice. Health officials w

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