Alberta Health will be making changes to the program, for non-prioritized setting as of March 31, 2022. As of this date, The Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce will continue to provide rapid tests only to business and service providers in the areas of:
Alberta Health Services, Long term care, designated supportive living and hospice settings, Community services that work with vulnerable populations, Primary care and Child care.
The Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce is excited to partner with Alberta regional Chambers and Alberta Health Services to offer rapid COVID-19 testing kits to local businesses and social profits.
This program—the first of its kind in Western Canada—aims to keep local business open, by offering free access of rapid COVID-19 tests to small and medium-sized organizations to expedite the identification and isolation of pre-symptomatic and asymptomatic cases.
COVID-19 Rapid Testing Kit Facts:
Those wishing to participate in the rapid COVID-19 testing kit program can access an application form using the link below. Completed applications may be submitted to email@example.com.
The Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce is here to support the local business community during these unprecedented times. Our thoughts are with all of those affected by the COVID-19 situation and the ongoing quarantine.
The Provincial and Federal Governments, as well as the World Health Organization (WHO) are the primary sources of critical updates and information for the Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce.
We are working together with local agencies such as BILD Wood Buffalo, Fort McMurray Construction Association, NAABA, and Wood Buffalo Economic Development to coordinate our efforts and share information coming from all levels of government to help provide you with the tools you need to .
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The Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce hosts several events throughout the year. Click here for pictures of our Business and Community Awards Reception, our Duffet n' Divot Golf Tournament, our monthly Networking Luncheons and our Small Business Week Celebrations.