COVID-19 Information

The Government of Alberta has lifted most COVID-19 protocols effective March 1, 2022. As always, Chinook's Edge is following Alberta Health Services guidelines and have lifted the protocols that are no longer required by the government.

Updated provincial government information on isolation and return to school protocols (March 3)

Provincial Government lifts virtually all remaining COVID-19 restrictions as of March 1.
Superintendent's Parent Update, February 28.

Please note: the Alberta Health Daily Checklist is still in effect. Students and adults are expected to stay home if ill. 

 

Provincial Government announces phased-in easing of restrictions, February 8, 2022

 

Optional Rapid Tests and Masks: In a continued effort to lower the risk of in school transmission of the Omicron variant and provide an additional layer of protection, the Government of Alberta has supplied rapid tests and masks for schools. how-to video for parents and a rapid test program fact sheet translated into multiple languages offers tips on how to use the optional rapid test kits. These, along with other helpful information, is available online at https://www.alberta.ca/k-12-learning-during-covid-19.aspx.

 

Provincial Government information:
Chinook's Edge has followed Alberta Health Services guidelines since the start of the pandemic. As such, we are providing their information:

Masking:
Myths and facts 
Tips to help your child be comfortable

Vaccination:

Provincial Government links which may be helpful:

    ● Status of COVID-19 in schools throughout Alberta
    ● COVID-19 positive cases by zone
    ● Interactive aggregate data

 

Superintendent's Updates

May 9 - Parent Update

February 9 - Parent Update

January 18 - Parent Update

January 6 - Parent Update

December 31 - Parent Update

November 26 - Parent Update

November 10 - Parent Update

October 19 - Parent Update

September 23 - Parent Update

September 8 - Parent Update

August 25 - Back to School parent update

August information letter to parents from Dr. Hinshaw, Alberta Chief Medical Officer of Health.

Resources

 

  • For the most recent COVID-19 information, please visit Alberta Health Services website through this link: Alberta Health Services

  • For COVID-19 self-assessment information from Alberta Health Services, please click here.
  • Kids Help Phone - (1-800-668-6868) TEXT: CONNECT (686868) https://kidshelpphone.ca/

  • The Mental Health Help Line 1-877-303-2642 is available 24 hours a day/7 days a week

  • Accessibility of internet in the home: Click here for tips we have developed to help improve home internet access, so that your child can get the most out of their Google classroom learning.

  • Chinook’s Edge Connecting with Students

Archived information during 2021-2022 school year...

Guidelines from Alberta Health Services: 2021-2022 School Year Plan

COVID-19 protocols in Chinook's Edge (updated February 14, 2022)

CESD COVID-19 Rapid Screening Test Program (updated January 4, 2022)

COVID-19 protocols for Chinook's Edge (updated October 18)

Provincial information for parents, students and school staff on staying safe as they prepare for the new school year. COVID-19 protocols for school start-up in Chinook's Edge. Parent Guide to 2021-22 school year (provincial government)

Please click here for the August 13, 2021 parent letter from the Chief Medical Officer of Health

Please click here for AHS Guidance for parents of children attending school

 

Talking to your child about COVID-19

2020-2021 COVID-19 Information

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Vaccine information from Alberta's Chief Medical Officer of Health

Please click here for the June 8th parent letter from AHS

Responding to COVID-19 Flowchart

Please click here for AHS Guidance for Parents of Children Attending School.

Daily Questionnaire

Daily Screening Questionnaire Students Under 18 revised Alberta Health Daily Checklist

AB School Re-entry Plan

Please click here for details on the Alberta government’s school re-entry planning.

For COVID-19 self-assessment information from Alberta Health Services, please click here

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September information letter to parents from Dr. Hinshaw, Alberta Chief Medical Officer of Health.

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  • Accessibility of internet in the home: Click here for tips we have developed to help improve home internet access, so that your child can get the most out of their Google classroom learning.
  • Chinook’s Edge Connecting with Students