New Public Health Measures

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4 May 2021

news, COVID-19

ALBERTA GOVERNMENT  New mandatory restrictions are being implemented to help stop the spike of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Effective May 5:

  • Outdoor gatherings are limited to five people and a maximum of two households
  • Weddings and funerals are limited to 10 people. Receptions are still not permitted.
  • Places of worship are limited to 15 people
  • Retail stores are limited to 10% capacity not including staff, or a minimum of five customers
  • All post-secondary learning must shift to online learning only

Effective May 7:

  • All K-12 schools provincewide will transition to at-home learning for two weeks (returning May 25)
  • Childcare facilities will remain open

Effective May 9 at 11:59 PM:

  • Restaurants and bars, provincewide, limited to take-out/delivery (no patio dining)
  • All personal and wellness services, including hair salons, barbers, nail salons, estheticians, tattoos and piercing, must close. Non-regulated health services such as massage therapy can remain open by appointment.
  • Youth and adult indoor sport, performance and recreation activities are prohibited
  • Outdoor sports and recreation limited to households or close contacts

All other public health measures remain in effect. For a full list of restrictions, click here.