Gateway Gazette

Town of Black Diamond: COVID-19 Outbreak

Keep checking the Town’s website for more updates.

The Town encourages everyone to be appropriately informed with the most current information about the COVID-19 coronavirus.  Please visit the links below to ensure that you are using the correct and up-to-date information when making decisions for you and your family and to find out what to do if you suspect that you’ve been exposed or that you have contracted the virus.

Alberta Health Services – how the virus spreads, how to prevent spread, what to do if you’ve been travelling or if you’ve been exposed, and how to recognize symptoms

Province of Alberta – general information about the virus, testing protocols and updates from the Chief Medical Officer and the self-assessment tool COVID-19 Self Assessment Tool

Government of Canada Travel Advisories – have a trip planned?  What to do while abroad and what to do upon your return

World Health Organization – daily updates on the worldwide status of the COVID-19 virus

Facility Closures

The Town of Black Diamond has CLOSED the Oilfields Regional Arena in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Arena will remain closed until further notice.

Local Assistance

If you are self-isolating or if you’ve been placed in quarantine and you require groceries or medications, please check with family and friends to see if they are able to assist.  If not, our local grocery and both pharmacies all normally provide delivery services. and are planning to continue to do so for as long as they are able to safely do so.  Please contact them directly (see below) to discuss placing an order.  If you are requesting delivery services, please be sure to let them know if you are displaying symptoms or if someone in your house has tested positive for COVID-19, so that they can take the appropriate measures to keep their staff safe and remain able to continue providing these valuable services to our community and those in need of assistance.

Groceries
Country Food Mart (AG Foods) (403) 933-4112
Pharmacies
Black Diamond Pharmasave (403) 933-7979    Website 
Sandul’s Pharmacy (403) 933-4818    Website
Pet Supplies
Chinook Windz (403) 933-3344     Website 

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