The COVID-19 pandemic is a public health emergency.
See COVID-19 info for Albertans for up-to-date information.
Current emergency alerts
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- October 26, 2020
There are 118 people in hospital due to COVID-19, including 16 in intensive care. New mandatory public health measures related to social gatherings are being introduced for the cities of Edmonton and Calgary.
- October 22, 2020
More than 20,000 Albertans have now recovered from COVID-19. There are currently 112 people in hospital, including 18 in intensive care.
Make a plan
Learn how you and your family can prepare for an emergency or disaster.
Prepare for an evacuation (PDF, 117 KB)
Coping with emergencies (AHS)
Floods are the most frequent natural hazard. They can occur at any time of the year and are most often caused by heavy rainfall, rapid snow melt or ice jams.
How to prepare for a flood (PDF, 143 KB)
What to do during severe storms (PDF, 96 KB)
What to do during heavy rains (PDF, 96 KB)
- Alberta government call centre: 310-4455
- 24-hour Emergency income support:
- 1-866-644-5135 (outside Edmonton area)
- 780-644-5135 (Edmonton)
- Red Cross: 1-866-350-6070
- Alberta Road Reports: 511
- Call Health Link 811 if you're concerned about your health
- Call the 24-hour help line at 1-877-303-2642 if you’re stressed, overwhelmed or need to talk
- Alberta Supports Contact Centre:
- Monday to Friday from 7:30 am to 8 pm at 1-877-644-9992