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Calgary Zone opens COVID-19 testing for anyone showing symptoms

Calgary Zone opens COVID-19 testing for anyone showing symptoms

The new testing criteria allows people who are symptomatic and living in the Calgary region, which includes Banff, Canmore, Lake Louise and Exshaw, to get tested for the COVID-19 coronavirus
Educational check points at Town of Banff entrances to discourage non-essential travel

Educational check points at Town of Banff entrances to discourage non-essential travel

“We love our neighbours from Calgary but this long weekend, we continue to urge you to please stay at home where you’re safe."
Bow Valley wolf pack travelling throughout Banff National Park

Bow Valley wolf pack travelling throughout Banff National Park

“Historically, they’ve denned along the Bow Valley Parkway, but usually we have a Fairholme wolf pack that we haven’t for the last couple of years, so there’s good denning areas on the Fairholme.”
No charges in Banff yet for violating COVID-19 public health orders

No charges in Banff yet for violating COVID-19 public health orders

“There are still some people who may not know about the most recent restrictions, or are not taking the protocols seriously enough to stop the spread of COVID-19.”
Isolation rooms offered by YWCA Banff to help vulnerable in community

Isolation rooms offered by YWCA Banff to help vulnerable in community

“We recognize in the community that there would be limited opportunities for people in shared housing for isolation if needed."
Banff seeks protective equipment, cleaning supplies to back up essential services

Banff seeks protective equipment, cleaning supplies to back up essential services

“We would like to urge any other businesses to see if they have resources to help maintain continuity of service for emergency and essential services.”
Banff planning forum cancelled to keep people safe during COVID-19 crisis

Banff planning forum cancelled to keep people safe during COVID-19 crisis

“In lieu of the planning forum gathering, Parks Canada will keep the public updated on opportunities to review the draft management plan and provide feedback to our team."
YWCA Banff suspends hotel operations, focuses on support programs

YWCA Banff suspends hotel operations, focuses on support programs

“Our community has always stood behind us and when we get to the far side of the curve, I am confident we will go into recovery mode and our community will be there to support us.”
Businesses looking to ideas for tourism recovery once COVID-19 crisis is over

Businesses looking to ideas for tourism recovery once COVID-19 crisis is over

BANFF – With the global COVID-19 pandemic delivering a devastating blow to Banff National Park’s tourism economy, businesses are starting to think ahead to recovery when the crisis is over.
Banff off-leash dog park shut down amid COVID-19 pandemic

Banff off-leash dog park shut down amid COVID-19 pandemic

“The dog park is one of those facilities we can’t really control as much as we would like to … the social distancing piece is difficult to maintain with an off-leash dog park, as interactions between pets and owners may inadvertently bring individuals within the two-metre distance restriction.”