Post Tagged with: "COVID-19"

Family Support Initiatives

May 26, 2020 at 2:35 pm

Submitted Here is a summary of a few key current and near-term initiatives from CFMWS and the FST available to support CAF families during this time. Telemedicine During the COVID-19 pandemic, Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services are working with our partners at Maple to ensure families of Canadian Armed Forces members can connect with Canadian doctors for medical care using their phone, tablet or computer – any time, 24/7. Maple doctors can treat manyRead More

Photo:  LS Erica Seymour, 4 Wing Imaging

2 May 2020: Message from the Wing Commander, COVID-19

May 4, 2020 at 8:53 am

2 May 2020 4 Wing Defence Team and families, It has been a while since my last letter so I thought I would take a moment to provide you an update.  I expect that our military and civilian members have been in regular communication with their units and much of this information will not be new.  I would urge you all to keep up to date with the weekly CDS letter that is regularly sentRead More

City takes steps to cancel summer events affected by COVID-19 response

City takes steps to cancel summer events affected by COVID-19 response

April 28, 2020 at 11:26 am

Cold Lake, AB – In keeping with the Government of Alberta’s direction surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Cold Lake is taking steps for the orderly cancellation of summer events likely to be affected by the pandemic. “Of course we all want life to get back to normal, but with the government signaling a lengthy course of physical distancing and limitations on gatherings, we are taking action to ensure that summer events are cancelled,”Read More

Wait…are you saying stress can be “good”?

April 28, 2020 at 10:58 am

Lisa Fisher, Health Promotion Specialist We have likely all seen the memes wondering how we can send the year 2020 back for a refund. So far, for many people, there have been some incredibly stressful experiences this year. With the continuing uncertainty around COVID-19, there is the potential for continued distress. Although we could write many articles about the difficulties surrounding many of us currently, it is time to examine stress from the positive sideRead More

10 April 2020: Message from the Wing Commander, COVID-19

10 April 2020: Message from the Wing Commander, COVID-19

April 11, 2020 at 10:25 am

10 April 2020 Hello 4 Wing members, families, and friends, Today marks the end of our first 4 weeks of minimized operations here at the Wing.  Although for some of us it has been a blur of planning and activity, for others it has been too quiet and a bit dull.  This is intentional!  It is by design that a fewer number of key personnel and sections are shouldering the load to keep the baseRead More

RCAF responds to threat of COVID-19

RCAF responds to threat of COVID-19

April 7, 2020 at 2:55 pm

• Practice physical distancing • Keep fit • Follow force protection measures • Stay connected • Be ready to deploy wherever and whenever needed in service to Canada Canada.ca/defence Dear members of the RCAF team, As you are aware, the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) is taking exceptional and unprecedented measures to do our part in Canada’s concentrated effort to fight the spread of COVID-19. These steps are necessary to ensure the health and safety ofRead More