COVID - 19 Information on Public Gatherings in Alberta

 Is it okay to attend large public gatherings?

  • https://www.alberta.ca/coronavirus-info-for-albertans.aspx
  • https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection/health-professionals/mass-gatherings-risk-assesment.html
  • Alberta Public Health Order:
    •  To protect the health and safety of Albertans, law enforcement agencies now have full authority to enforce public health orders and issue fines for violations. 
    •  Mass gathering restriction violations are now legally enforceable and subject to fines. 
    •   Albertans are prohibited from gathering in groups of more than 15 people in both indoor and outdoor spaces:
    • All gatherings, indoor or outdoor, over 15 people must be cancelled.
    • Gatherings in outdoor public spaces are limited to groups of 15 people in one location and must observe 2-metre physical distancing requirements.
    • In outdoor spaces where individuals or families are walking, people must observe 2-metre physical distancing requirements.
    • Access to all public recreation facilities, private entertainment facilities, bars and nightclubs is prohibited.
    • All dine-in services are prohibited.
    • Retail, clothing and gaming stores are prohibited from offering services in facilities accessible by the public.
    • Visitation to long-term care and other continuing care facilities is limited to essential visitors only
    • Close contact personal services are restricted from providing services to Albertans.
  • If you violate this public health order and proceed to hold an event with more than 15 attendees, you may be subject to a fine.
  • More information on restrictions here:  https://www.alberta.ca/restrictions-on-gatherings-and-businesses.aspx 

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