June 14, 2022
Alberta will take the final step in its plan to ease public health measures as the province moves past the Omicron BA.2 wave and COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to decline.
March 01, 2022
Evidence is clear: Getting vaccinated is the best way to protect yourself, your loved ones, and your community by making it more difficult for the virus to spread from person to person.
March 01, 2022
Step two of the Province’s path back to normal has begun effective March 1, 2022.
January 10, 2022
Due to rising demand for PCR tests, Alberta is changing the eligibility for these tests to focus on those who most need them.
December 19, 2021
Symptoms of COVID-19 can vary from person to person, and may take up to 14 days to appear after exposure to COVID-19.

COVID-19: Stay Current on Most Recent Developments

Scroll down to find critical information, answers to common questions, and links to different resources.
Updates from Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Chief Medical Officer of Alberta

Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, provides daily updates on COVID-19 and the ongoing work to protect public health of Albertans.

Stronger public health measures

Mandatory, province-wide restrictions are in effect to protect the health system and slow the spread of COVID-19. Protecting Alberta’s healthcare capacity ensures that Albertans get the care they need when they need it.

COVID-19 regional active cases
COVID-19 Alberta statistics
Outbreak update from Government of Canada
Global situation dashboard from World Health Organization

Submit a complaint online; Help Save Lives

You can submit a complaint online to Alberta Health Services public health inspectors if you are concerned that an establishment or person is not following public health orders. Public health inspectors will investigate the complaint.

Submit a complaint online; Help Save Lives

COVID-19 Public Health Restrictions

Public health measures will be lifted in 3 stages as the Omicron wave subsides and pressure on the healthcare system eases. Albertans can help make that possible by getting every vaccine dose they are eligible for. Alberta entered Step 2 on March 1; next steps will depend on hospitalization rates continuing to trend downward.
Easing measures: Steps 1-3

Step one: Effective February 9
The following changes took effect February 9, 2022, unless otherwise stated.

  • Restrictions Exemption Program removed, along with most associated restrictions
  • Capacity limits extended to all large facilities and entertainment venues (500+), but food and beverage consumption now allowed in seats
  • Physical distancing of 2 metres between households encouraged, operators to facilitate distancing between patrons where possible
  • Mandatory masking requirements removed for:
    • Children under 13 in all settings as of February 14
    • Students of any age attending K-12 schools and participating in school activities as of February 14

Step two: Effective March 1
The following changes took effect March 1, 2022, unless otherwise stated.

  • Any remaining school requirements removed (for example: Kindergarten to grade 6 cohorting)
  • Youth screening activities for entertainment and sport activities removed
  • Capacity on all large venues and entertainment venues lifted
  • Restrictions lifted on interactive activities, table limits, liquor sales and closing times for bars, restaurants and other food serving businesses
  • Indoor and outdoor social gathering limits lifted, including for all wedding and funeral events
  • Mandatory work-from-home requirements lifted
  • Provincial mask mandate lifted except:
    • On municipal and intra-provincial public transit for Albertans 13 and older
    • At AHS-operated and contracted facilities, and all continuing care settings

Step three: To be determined
The timeline for Alberta entering Step 3 is to be determined and will depend on hospitalization rates continuing to trend downward.

  • COVID-specific continuing care measures removed
  • Mandatory isolation removed (becomes a recommendation only)

Book Your Shot

Book your shot at a participating pharmacy, through the AHS online booking tool or call Health Link 811. Every Albertan who can get vaccinated, should get vaccinated.

Online Self-assessment

Use this self-assessment tool to help determine whether you need to be tested for COVID-19. You can complete this assessment for yourself or on behalf of someone else if they're not able.

Important Phone Numbers

Mental Health and Wellness Resource Hub

COVID-19 has drastically changed the way we live, work, and connect with each other in a very short period of time. As a world, we are experiencing a collective crisis, the likes of which most of us have never encountered. Right now it is normal to be experiencing a whole host of emotions, including anxiety, anger, sadness, and uncertainty.
Taking Charge of What You Can: A COVID-19 Toolkit

The pandemic has drastically changed the way we live, work, and connect with each other in a very short period of time. Right now it is normal to be experiencing a whole host of emotions, including anxiety, anger, sadness, and uncertainty. Our minds and our bodies are closely connected, so it is also likely that you are losing sleep and experiencing other physical symptoms, such as muscle tension, aches and pains, headaches, and low energy.

How will this toolkit help? We all need to find a sense of control right now. This toolkit is designed to help you focus on the parts of your life that you can take charge of and stop spending energy on the things you cannot control.

Taking Charge of What You Can: A COVID-19 Toolkit

COVID-19 Financial Relief for Albertans

The provincial and federal governments are taking immediate and significant action to help Albertans facing financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Service Canada is ready to help

Service Canada provides Canadians with a single point of access to a wide range of government services and benefits. They are committed to improving services for Canadians by working with partners to provide access to the full range of government services and benefits that Canadians want and need through the Internet, by telephone, in person or by mail.

COVID-19 Financial Relief Programs for Businesses

In the face of an uncertain economic situation and tightening credit conditions, the provincial and federal governments are taking action to help affected businesses.
Connect 1:1 with a Business Strategist

As a small business owner, you may be facing immediate challenges in light of the actions taken by our government to further prevent the spread of COVID-19 as we continue to move forward with our relaunch strategy in Alberta. Business Link has gathered current information and resources available to you as you work through the implications this has on you and your business.

Business Link will continue to update this page with new information and additional resources as they become available.

Learn about the resources available for businesses affected by COVID-19

Business Link is supported by the Government of Canada and the Alberta Government.

Together we will get through this.

Welcome to Lesser Slave River

Just a few hours due north of Edmonton lies the remarkable region of Lesser Slave River. From breathtaking expanses of boreal forest and unspoiled natural wonders to a thriving economy and genuine work/life balance, opportunities abound.

Here you'll discover a place of rugged beauty. A place of real people. A place you'll never want to leave.

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