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The health and safety of Devon residents, staff and visitors is our top priority. Below are a number of resources to help navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.

As of Nov. 27, the Town of Devon Office is closed until further notice to walk-in traffic and appointments will be required to meet with Town staff. Residents are inviited to book an appointment with staff by calling our front desk during regular business hours (Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.).

Alternatively, inquires from residents about Town services can be emailed and we will respond as promptly as possible to assist.

What is COVID-19?

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses found mostly in animals. In humans, they can cause diseases ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). The disease caused by the new coronavirus has been named COVID-19.

COVID-19 was first identified in late 2019. It was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization in March 2020.


On December 8, 2020, the Province announced new measures to stop the spike of COVID-19 cases in Alberta.

Preventing the spread of COVID-19

There are a number of measures that can be taken to to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and protect yourself and others.

  • Stay home and get tested if you are feeling unwell
  • When going out, do your best to practice physical distancing (staying at least 2 metres from others)
  • Wear a mask when in public spaces, especially when it is not possible to physical distance
  • Practice good hygiene and wash hands frequently for at least 20 seconds with soap and water
  • Bring hand sanitizer when going out to the store or when spending time outdoors
  • Adhere to all restrictions put in place by higher levels of government
  • Avoid touching your face

Assessment and testing

If you have symptoms or known exposure to COVID-19, please stay home and book a testing appointment online with the AHS assessment tool or call Health Link 811.

COVID-19 Info for Albertans

Additonal information on COVID-19 is available from both the provincial and federal governments.

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