Alberta has entered a state of emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
See COVID-19 info for Albertans for up-to-date information.
Current emergency alerts
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- March 21, 2020
Thirty-one additional cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 226. Aggressive public health measures continue to help limit the spread of COVID-19.
- March 19, 2020
One Albertan has died as a result of the virus, the first COVID-19 related death in the province. Aggressive public health measures continue to help limit the spread of COVID-19.
- March 16, 2020
Aggressive public health measures continue to be implemented province wide to limit the spread of COVID-19 and protect Albertans, as cases have now been identified in all zones across the province.
Learn how you and your family can prepare for an emergency or disaster.
- Emergency preparedness
- Build a 72-hour emergency kit
- Make an emergency plan
- How to prepare for an evacuation order (PDF, 117 KB)
- Coping with emergencies (Alberta Health Services)
Fire advisories, restrictions or bans are issued when hot and dry conditions cause an increased risk of wildfires. Be prepared and take precautions.
- How to prepare for a wildfire
- Alberta Fire Bans
- Alberta Parks fire bans and restrictions
- Air quality advisories
Flood preparedness and recovery
Floods are the most frequent natural hazard in Canada. They can occur at any time of the year and are most often caused by heavy rainfall, rapid snow melt or ice jams.
- River forecasts and advisories
- How to prepare for a flood (PDF, 143 KB)
- What to do during severe storms (PDF, 96 KB)
- What to do during heavy rains and thunderstorms (PDF, 96 KB)
- Flood recovery and support
For help, call the Alberta government call centre at 310-4455.