Beaver County COVID-19 Update

Beaver County COVID-19 Update

BESC is aware of the recent spike in cases of Covid in the Beaver County region. We strongly recommend calm in riding out this elevation of the numbers, as the Province of Alberta is also experiencing a similar situation.

We are monitoring the situation closely and listening to our partner municipalities and Directors of Emergency Management in the region. The overwhelming message is to follow current Alberta Health Services guidelines, practice physical distancing and when appropriate wear a mask. Masks are available at Tim Hortons, A&W, McDonalds and other AHS designated locations including retail outlets. It would be helpful to call first and reserve your order.

Alberta Health Services has assured us that all the cases, both the ones in the past, and now the most recent ones, are from known sources, and everyone involved is cooperating with Alberta Health Services to prevent further spread.  The general population in the Beaver County Region is at low risk.

This increase was anticipated and shows the conditions that existed up to about a week ago, although heading into the upcoming long weekend it is important that we stay vigilant to reduce the cases and protect the vulnerable. Together we can mitigate this temporary outbreak. Please follow the Covid Links on our website at  www.besc.ca or for further information call our office 780-336-3041

 

Beaver Emergency Services Commission is responsible for enforcing the provisions of the Alberta Fire Code 2006 and the Safety Codes Act and its regulations. BESC also carries out prevention patrols, does pre-fire planning and fire inspections in accordance with the Accredited Safety Codes Council Quality Management Program.

Review of designs, plans, specifications to ensure conformity with the Safety Codes Act and the current Alberta Fire Code is performed by the accredited code inspection agencies who issue and inspect, approve building permits, gas permits, plumbing permits and electrical permits. In Beaver County contact the Inspections Group at (780) 454-5048, toll-free at 1-866-554-5048 or by visiting www.inspectionsgroup.com.

BESC, as part of a Quality Management Program, does preventative fire inspections of properties and structures and will assist you in preparing a pre-fire plan.

Please contact Beaver Emergency Services Commission at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 780-336-3041 for more information.

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