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COVID-19


Update: September 15, 2021 - State of Public Health Emergency Declared

Masks are mandatory in all indoor public spaces and workplaces.

  • Employees must mask in all indoor work settings, except while alone in work stations.
  • Mandatory masking for students in Grades 4 and up, plus staff and teachers, in all grades.
  • Worship Services - Capacity limited to 1/3 fire code occupancy.
    • Masks are mandatory.
    • 2 metres physical distancing between households, or 2 close contacts for those living alone.

Click on link to review current public health actions on the Alberta Health Services (AHS) website.

Restriction Exemption Program (REP):

Starting September 20, discretionary businesses and events must follow one of these 2 options: 
  • Implement the Restrictions Exemption Program requiring proof of vaccination or negative test result to continue operating as usual, or
  • Follow business capacity and operating restrictions as outlined on the page below.

Business Requirements:

Businesses that implement the Restrictions Exemption Program can operate as usual if they only serve people (ages 12 and over) who have:

Proof of vaccination:
  • Single dose accepted between September 20 and October 25 if received 2 weeks before time of service
  • Double doses required after October 25
  • Documentation of a medical exemption
  • Proof of a privately-paid negative PCR or rapid test within 72 hours of service (tests from AHS or Alberta Precision Laboratories not allowed)

Businesses do not need to apply for the program. Audits and enforcement will occur to ensure rules are followed.

The Restriction Exemption Program would not apply to:
  • Businesses or entities that need to be accessed for daily living
  • Employees of businesses participating in the program
  • Children under 12

To enter spaces participating in the Restrictions Exemption Program, people aged 12 and older can show proof of a negative test result.

  • Tests must be privately-paid COVID-19 PCR or rapid tests completed within 72 hours.
  • Tests must not be from Alberta Health Services or Alberta Precision Laboratories.

To enter spaces participating in the Restrictions Exemption Program, people ages 12 and older can provide proof of vaccination or documentation of a medical exemption.

  • Sept. 20 to Oct. 25: proof of a single dose is considered acceptable as long as the dose was given more than 2 weeks before the time of service.
  • After Oct. 25: proof of double vaccination is required.
 

Supporting Mental Health During a Pandemic

The outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) may be stressful for some people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in both adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger. Here are some links which might help you or someone you know.

  • Mental Health Helpline (24/7) - 1-877-303-2642
  • Addiction Helpline (24/7) - 1-866-332-2322
  • Red Deer Community Health Centre – Addiction and Mental Health Services - 403-340-5466
  • Do More Ag (mental wellbeing of ALL Canadian ag producers) - www.domore.ag 
  • Centre for Online Mental Health Support - http://www.comhs.health/
  • Canadian Mental Health Association (COVID-19 Outbreak - protecting your mental health) - https://alberta.cmha.ca

 


 

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