Enhanced Public Heath Measures Remain in Place for the County of Newell

  • No indoor social gatherings in any setting
  • Outdoor gatherings - maximum of 10 people; must not have an indoor component
  • Out-of-town visitors cannot stay in other people’s homes while these restrictions are in place, regardless of where they are coming from.
  • Weddings – maximum of 10 people (no receptions)
  • Funerals – maximum of 20 people (no receptions)
  • No festivals or events

For full details on the public health measures and the Alberta Government’s “A Path Forward” roadmap, visit

2020-11-09 If you have been identified as a close contact of someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, you are required to self-isolate at home for 14 days, get tested, and monitor your symptoms.  View this poster for more information - 2020-11-09 Close Contact Information

Government of Alberta

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:

Alberta Health Services

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

Alberta Health Services "Help in Tough Times" 

Virtual Mental Health Community (Togetherall)

Government of Canada

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) information and updates -


Local Business Supports Information

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

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Community Support Information


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Click the links below to view information specific to municipalities within the County of Newell: