Public Health Orders

Alberta has implemented public health orders restricting mass gatherings to protect Albertans’ health and limit the spread of COVID-19.
Social Gatherings
Effective June 10
  • All indoor social gatherings – public and private – are prohibited. This does not apply to service visits from caregivers, health or child care providers and co-parenting arrangements.
  • Effective June 10, 2021 outdoor social gatherings are allowed up to 20 people.
Mandatory Masking
Effective Immediately
  • The mandatory indoor public masking requirement is applicable province-wide.
  • Applies to all indoor workplaces and facilities outside the home. Applies to employees, visitors and the general public.
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Places of Worship
Effective June 10
  • All places of worship will be limited to 1/3 of fire code occupancy for in-person attendance, with physical distancing and masking.
  • Virtual or online services are strongly encouraged
  • Drive-in services where individuals do not leave their vehicles and adhere to guidance will be permissible and are not subject to capacity restrictions.
Retail Services
Effective June 10
  • Retail services must ensure customer capacity to 1/3 of fire code occupancy (must maintain ability to distance).
  • Curbside pick up, delivery and online services are encouraged.
Easing of other restrictions
Effective June 10
  • Indoor recreation, entertainment and other settings (rec centres, arenas, casinos, cinemas, theatres, museums, galleries, libraries, etc.) – open at 1/3 of fire code occupancy
  • Gyms and fitness studios – open for solo and drop-in activities and indoor fitness classes with 3 metre distancing
  • Funeral services – up to 20 people, indoors and outdoors (receptions permitted outdoors only)
  • Wedding ceremonies – up to 20 people, indoors and outdoors (receptions permitted outdoors only)
  • Personal and wellness services – resume walk-in service
  • Post-secondary – resume in-person learning
  • Restaurants – 6 people per table max, indoors or outdoors
  • Youth activities (day camps, overnight camps, play centres) – resume with restrictions
  • Youth and adult sports – resume with no restrictions, indoors and outdoors
  • Outdoor public gatherings (concerts/festivals) – up to 150 people
  • Outdoor fixed seating facilities (grandstands) – 1/3 seated capacity
  • Distancing and masking requirements remain in effect
Work From Home
Effective June 10
  • Work from home order is lifted but still recommended.

There are a number of ways to report a public health order violation:

  • Non-emergency complaints can be made by calling the police non-emergency line at 403-343-5575. Call 9-1-1 for a situation that poses immediate safety risk an individual or others.
  • To report to an Alberta Health Services public health inspector, use this form: