For full details on current public health measures, case data, and what you can do to help "Stop the Spike," visit the Government of Alberta's "COVID-19 Infor for Albertans" web site:

NOTICE - The County of Newell Mini Bus Service is operating at reduced capacity to ensure physical separation is maintained between patrons while on board

Riders must reserve their space in advance of the date that services is required. Please call our minibus driver at 403-363-7890 during regular office hours (Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm) to schedule your ride.

Information for County of Newell Residents

2020-05-22 Parks & Playground Equipment are now OPEN, please obey all signage and use at your own risk. Click to view the notice 

2020-04-03 The Brooks Food Bank has updated their services in order to help Brooks & surrounding area families during the COVID-19 pandemic  Click for details 

2020-03-17 COVID-19 Notice Click to view the notice

Make Access to 911 your #1 Priority - Click for more information 

Other Information

Click the items below for COVID-19 resources and information from the Government of Alberta, Alberta Health Services, Government of Canada, the Town of Bassano, the Village of Duchess, the Village of Rosemary, and other local support services.

All individuals are encouraged to keep up to date on the latest developments throughout Alberta by viewing official information that can be accessed through the Government of Alberta Website:

Information on provincial restrictions on mass gatherings and the criteria for essential vs. non-essential services are available here:

Information on Utility Payment Deferral:

A variety of COVID-19 resources are available from Alberta Health Services.  You can book a vaccination or a COVID-19 test, learn more about current public health, or access support services through their web site:

Additional Resources:

24 hour call number for COVID-19 – Call Health Link 811 or

Alberta Health Services "Help in Tough Times" 

Virtual Mental Health Community (Togetherall)

Join the conversation about COVID-19 and other healthcare topics on Together4Health:

Visit the Brooks Region website for information, resources, and updates for local businesses:

Sign up for the Brooks Region eNewsletter:

The Town of Bassano Office is open Monday-Wednesday & Friday 9:00am - 4:30pm. Closed to the public on Thursday. No appointment required.
Call 403-641-3788 or email for assistance.

Click below for information specific to the Town of Bassano

2020-05-26 Playground Rules & Guidelines

2020-05-21 Town of Bassano Business Reopening Resource Guide

2020-04-06 - Proper Flushing

2020-04-02 - To Mask or Not To Mask

2020-03-26 - Grocery Shopping Tips