Covid 19 - Shelter Update 2020-05-04

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In light of the recent announcement of a local state of emergency in Drumheller, Drumheller Humane is taking extra precautions to mitigate the risk of transmission of COVID-19.

  • We are closed to the public
  • Only essential staff and volunteers will be permitted to enter the building and will be required to follow modified safety procedures
  • Emergency animal intakes only, to be evaluated on a case-by-case basis
  • All individuals scheduled to enter the building who are exhibiting any symptoms of, or have been in contact with anyone exhibiting any symptoms of, COVID-19 will not be permitted to enter the building.
  • will not allow any individuals who have travelled outside of Canada in the last 14 days to enter the building. This includes members of the public, staff, volunteers, foster parents and contractors.
  • Hand sanitizers will be provided at the entrance to the shelter. Staff, and volunteers  will be required to use them upon entrance and wash their hands frequently as they move about the shelter.
  • Common surfaces will be disinfected multiple times a day and all cleaning protocols will be completed using hospital grade cleaning solutions.

All animals in-shelter at Drumheller Humane  will continue to be cared for as usual during this time.