COVID-19 News from CJSR

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News bites about COVID-19 in Edmonton, how it's impacting people in our community, and support services available. A pop-up podcast published weekdays by CJSR 88.5 FM, Edmonton's campus and community radio station.
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Yearning for Online Learning
Yearning for Online LearningCity Funding for Active TransportationVentilation upgrades in some Edmonton schoolsActive Transportation in Extremely Cold WeatherChange in Covid-19 Testing ProtocolsWinter break extended for Alberta schoolsSay It Dont Spray ItSafety tips for gatherings and happy holidays!Physically Distanced GreetingsIncreased Active Transportation FundingUpdated Public Health RestrictionsScam Alert: AHS text message impersonatorsTeamwork make the Dream workTawatinâ Bridge Opening December 12, 2 p.mWastewater to be Monitored to Track Rates of COVID-19 Infections Across AlbertaWebinar on COVID-19 vaccines and childrenUpdates come in Thirds.. Sometimes?Winter Cycling Opportunities
The City of Edmonton’s Winter City Strategy and Bike Edmonton are giving a limited number of studded winter tires to help people start to winter cycle! To be eligible to receive free studded winter tires, you have to a.     be 16 years of age or older, b.     be new or relatively new to winter cycling, c.     do three winter cycling challenges by December 31, 2021. All challenges help you gain the knowledge and confidence for winter cycling! Six of the ten challenges are free. And, d.     fill out a questionnaire by January 15, 2022, to tell them if the program helped you.The ChallengesWatch three of Bike Edmonton’s TikToks Watch Bike Edmonton's Winter Cycling Video, Participate in a Virtual Winter Cycling Workshop Write a short description of the challenges and rewards of starting to winter cycle Provide pictures of you and your bike out in winterGo to YEG Coffee Outside, a free drop-in outdoor coffee event held Friday mornings from 7 am-9 am in Ezio Faraone Ride five times to work, school, or for errandsAttend a Winter Cycling Handling Skills Workshop. Participate in an in-person Winter Cycling Workshop Participate in a Bike Repair 101: Intro to Bike Maintenance course or a Bike Repair 201 courses  There’s still room in the Saturday, December 4th Bike Repair 101 workshop and the Saturday, December 11th Bike Repair 201: Brakes workshop Some conditions apply to the courses. For more information, email info@bikeedmonton.ca or check out the blog on the bikeedmonton.ca website Winter City works with community groups and Edmontonians to enable and promote positive winter experiences. Bike Edmonton works with Edmontonians to encourage cycling in all its forms
Dec 3 2021
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Kids' vaccination numbers one week after availabilityVaccine Progress for the Pint Sized