COVID-19 RESPONSE

Be kind, be considerate, follow public health

The Town of Cochrane continues to follow Alberta Health Services guidance as it relates to the pandemic response. And as a community leader and an employer, we are committed to continuing to demonstrate how to operate safely throughout the pandemic. 

Our first commitment is to ensure the health and safety of our residents and our employees, while we continue to provide quality service to the community. 

Alberta declares public health emergency

New public health restrictions came into effect on September 16. 

Complete details on all public health restrictions can be found at https://www.alberta.ca/covid-19-public-health-actions.aspx

View current regional active cases:
https://www.alberta.ca/maps/covid-19-status-map.htm.

Town facilities remain open 

All Town facilities will remain open, with masking requirements, physical distancing and occupancy restrictions in place. This includes the: 

  • RancheHouse
  • Visitor Information Centre
  • Protective Services Centre reception 
  • Operations Shop reception 
  • Family & Community Support Services
  • Family Resource Network 
  • Eco Centre

Restrictions Exemption Program (REP)

As of September 20, new health actions, including the Restrictions Exemption Program (REP), have been put in place by the Government of Alberta. The Town of Cochrane has implemented the REP program in the Family Resource Network (FRN) facility, Family & Community Support Services (FCSS) facility, and Cochrane RancheHouse Events Centre on a per-event basis. 

  • Facility users will be required to provide proof of vaccination, medical exemption or a negative PCR or rapid test (privately-paid, completed within the last 72 hours) when visiting the facility for a private event.

A reminder that masks and 2 metres of physical distancing are also required in all indoor buildings. 

For all provincial public health order information and Restrictions Exemption Program details, visit the Government of Alberta’s COVID-19 Public Health Actions.  

COVID-19 vaccine

All appointments can be booked through Alberta Health Services.  

The Cochrane RancheHouse is proud to support the Provincial vaccine rollout by participating as a vaccination centre. Need transportation? There's a COLT stop at the RancheHouse. Book your trip.

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