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Temporary Changes to Council Meetings Due to COVID-19

Post Date:03/16/2020 3:22 PM

To support social distancing and mass gathering recommendations from Alberta Health, the City of Medicine Hat is implementing measures at City Council meetings to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. At this time there are no presumptive or confirmed cases of COVID -19 in Medicine Hat, these measures are a precautionary approach.

For the timing being the following will be in place for City Council meetings effective March 16, 2020:

  • Social distancing will be encouraged (1 metre distance between people)
  • All visitors/media must enter Chambers through the main floor entrance
  • Attendance (including Council members, staff, media and community) will be limited to 50 people
  • Hand sanitizing stations will be in place for attendees

Community members are encouraged to watch the meeting live online at the following link. https://docs.medicinehat.ca/onbaseagendaonline

The next City Council meeting is today, March 16 at 6:30 p.m.

Please note, there is currently no new information to share regarding COVID-19 at this meeting. Residents can visit the City’s COVID-19 page at www.medicinehat.ca for City-related information.

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For further information, please contact:

Colleen Graham
Director, Marketing and Communications
City of Medicine Hat
403.952.9658

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