Community-Centred Collaboration Responds to Cargill Outbreak

Publication Summary

When one of the first Alberta outbreaks of the COVID-19 pandemic occurred at the Cargill meat processing plant in rural southern Alberta, existing relationships between public health, primary care and community organizations became invaluable to the response. Relationships were key to containing the COVID-19 outbreak as well as making the response more equitable by understanding and addressing the ways determinants of health including employment and working conditions impacted COVID-19 transmission.