Coronavirus (COVID-19)

A Conversation About Vaccination
On June 10, 2021, Dr. Ken Kliewer and Dr. Dieter Bueddefeld conducted a livestream on the Town of Altona Youtube channel, to answer some of the questions in the community about the COVID-19 Vaccine. The recording of that livestream can be found here:

Links & Contacts

The Town of Altona is relying on the guidance of health professionals as the COVID-19 pandemic evolves. All Manitobans have a role to play in flattening the curve and slowing the spread of the virus, and minimizing its impact on our health-care system and in our communities. We encourage you to use the following resources for factual, up-to-date information.


For Manitoba’s latest health orders, critical services list, and frequently asked questions, please visit

For Manitoba’s online screening COVID-19 screening tool, visit

For Manitoba’s online engagement forum for general business inquiries, please visit

If you need help, or want to offer help to your neighbours, visit

For mental health support, please visit

For non-compliance concerns, you can visit

Support Programs:

Town of Altona Response to COVID-19

Updated June 11, 2021
The Town of Altona is taking proactive measures to help reduce the impact of COVID-19. These measures are in place to ensure the safety of our community, our staff, and the protection of essential services. We will continue to be hard at work delivering essential services such as protective services, clean water, wastewater treatment and many others, and keeping you informed. The Town of Altona encourages you to practice excellent hygiene, physical distancing, and get vaccinated when you are able to do so.

Community Responses:

Blue Sky Opportunities

Blue Sky Opportunities has restricted general public access to all of its locations, including the head office, recycle shop, and all 9 residential homes. To learn more, visit

Altona Clinic

In additiona to regular appointments, doctors at the facility are making themselves available for consultation via telephone, for those individuals seeking medical advice unrelated to COVID-19. Those looking to take advantage of this option are asked to call the clinic at 204-324-6447 to book a telephone appointment.

South Central Regional Library

The South Central Regional Library is now open! Patrons may also still access library materials via Contactless Hold Pick-Up, and the outdoor book return box is available. Call 204-324-1503.

Don’t have a library card? Not a problem – they have set up a way for you to get one from home. More information on their website. There are also many online resources available for their patrons, including video streaming, ebooks, audiobooks, and more! Visit for more information.

Places of Worship

Visit the below websites to learn about online or virtual services, or what measures are being taken to ensure safe gathering.

Altona United Church:

Seeds Church:

Altona Evangelical Mennonite Mission Church:

Victory Family Church:

Altona Bergthaler Church:

South Park Mennonite Brethren Church:

Altona Mennonite Church:

Altona Reinlander Church: 204-324-5762

Altona Baptist Church: 204-324-1647

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