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COVID-19 Update & Information
September 14, 2020
The Town continues to monitor the Province’s Public Health Order and their phased Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Re-Open Plan is available at www.saskatchewan.ca and provides information affecting the operations of several Town facilities and programs:
- Town Office – open to the public Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 1:00pm
- Recreation Centre - open for mezzanine bookings and 2020-21 ice season
- Hall - North club room open for bookings
- Campground – open by reservation only until the end of September
- Fitness Centre – open August 15 with key card access
- Sportsgrounds – open June 22
- Playgrounds – open June 12
The Re-Open Plan indicates that the following recommendations should remain in place through all five phases:
- Individuals should continue working from home if they can do so effectively.
- Physical distancing must be maintained, wherever possible.
- People must stay at home when they are sick.
- Vulnerable individuals, such as seniors and those with underlying health conditions, should continue to exercise caution and minimize high-risk exposures, such as public outings.
- Personal hygiene will continue to be a key prevention measure.
- Enhanced cleaning and disinfection should take place in workplaces, public spaces and recreational facilities.
Late payment charges for both utility accounts and accounts receivables have been suspended until September 30, 2020 to provide customers with the flexibility to delay bill payments without penalty. In addition, utility disconnections for non-payment of accounts are also suspended until September 30, 2020 to help ensure that all residents have access to water.
To reduce the risk of transmission, the following remains in effect:
- Water meter upgrades and staff-obtained actual meter readings are suspended.
Message from the Ministry of Health
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Government of Saskatchewan has declared a State of Emergency and enacted Public Health Orders. The complete public health orders are available at Saskatchewan.ca/COVID19.
All travelers returning from international destinations – including the U.S. – are subject to a mandatory self-isolation order. Anyone identified by a Medical Health Officer as a close contact of someone with COVID-19 shall go into mandatory self-isolation for 14 days from the date of having been exposed. Exempted are truckers, airline, rail, and work crews that are required to work in order to maintain business continuity and are supervised by Infection Prevention and Control Officers or Occupational Health and Safety in the workplace.
Wash your hands frequently. Maintain social distance of two metres. Do not attend any events, public or private, where you cannot maintain that social distance. Self-monitor for symptoms in yourself or your dependents and stay home if you are ill with even mild symptoms of cough or fever.
Wadena Businesses & Services
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Community Legion Hall - North club room open for bookings
Fitness Centre - open August 15 with keycard access
Recreation Centre - Closed
Town Office 306-338-2145 - Open to the public Monday to Friday 9 am - 1 pm, and otherwise available by phone
RCMP 306-338-6500 - Open - Please call if you need to get in touch with the detachment. Criminal record checks and vulnerable record checks have resumed, and civilian fingerprinting is currently suspended.
Crossroads Credit Union 306-338-2581 - All in branch services temporarily suspended. See www.crossroadscu.ca for more information.
RBC 306-338-2548 - Open - Monday to Friday 9:30 am - 3 pm.
Tait Business Services 306-338-3494 - Closed to the public. Will still be able through phone and email.
Salon D’Lux and Kathy’s Sewing Room 306-327-7170 - Open
Debra’s Barbering - Closed
Wadena Bakery 306-338-2212 - Open - Tuesday to Friday 6 am - 5:30 pm.
T&T Cafe 306-338-2243 - Take out only - Tuesday to Saturday 11 am - 7 pm.
Scoops Dairy Bar 306-338-2336 - Take out or drive through only. Monday to Thursday, Saturday & Sunday 11 am - 7 pm and Friday`s 11 am - 8 pm.
Nick’s 306-338-3188 - Take out only.
B and D Esso 306-338-3607 - Open - Daily 6 am - 5 pm. Take out only.
Wen’s Cafe 306-338-2335 - Take out only.
Health and Wellness
Wadena Hospital 306-338-2515 - Visiting hours are suspended except for compassionate visits to loved ones.
Pleasant View Care Home 306-338-2412 - Visiting hours are suspended except for compassionate visits to loved ones.
Wadena Medical Clinic 306-338-2597 - No walk in appointments, please call a head to book phone appointments.
Spruce Manor, 325 Main St. N. - essential visitors only - family, healthcare workers and grocery deliveries.
Wadena Housing office continues to operate - all inquiries will be handled via telephone 306-388-8775 or email email@example.com
Wadena CO-OP Grocery Store 306-338-2356 - Open - Monday to Saturday from 9 am - 6 pm (no late night shopping). 8 am - 9 am Monday to Friday will be dedicated to seniors and those who have compromised immune systems or are disabled.
Sunday CLOSED. Please note number of people allowed in the store at one time will be monitored. THERE IS NOW A LIMIT OF 15 PEOPLE THAT CAN ENTER THE STORE AT ONE TIME. The COOP encourages you to please call in or email orders for delivery or parking lot pick up. firstname.lastname@example.org Please have orders in by 4 pm for same day delivery service.
Wadena CO-OP Gas Bar 306-338-2511 - Open - Everyday 6 am - 9 pm.
Wadena CO-OP Hardware & Liquor Store 306-338-2343 - Open - Regular hours. Please use front entrance.
Wadena CO-OP Home Centre (Lumber Yard) 306-338-2298 - Open - Monday to Saturday 8 am - 5 pm.
Red Apple 306-338-3778 - Open - Monday to Saturday 10 am - 5 pm. Sunday 12 pm - 5 pm.
Quill Pains Chevrolet Buick GMC Ltd 306-338-2577 - Open - Complimentary Service pick up and drop off with a scheduled service appointment within a reasonable area around Wadena (please request). Remote vehicle Sales video-call consultations via Skype or Facetime. NO-CHARGE TO YOU TEST DRIVE - Schedule extended test drives where we bring the vehicle to you.
Wadena Drugs 306-338-2351 - Open for essential items and prescriptions only, please call a head to arrange delivery or curbside pickup.
Dollar Store with More 306-338-2825 - Open - Monday to Saturday 10 am - 5 pm. Sunday 12 pm - 4 pm. Limited number of people in the store at one time.
Wheatbelt Sales 306-338-2588 - Closed to the public, still available by phone from 8 am - 3 pm.
TNT Tire - 306-338-2308 - Closed to the public, still available by phone.
DJ’s Autobody 306-338-3201 - Closed to the public. Still available by phone and appointments.
Wadena Van Corporation - Suspended until further notice.
Wadena Public Library Open for curbside pick-up
Sarcan Recycling 306-338-2790 - Open
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