New business restrictions in effect

Businesses in communities under enhanced measures may have in-person service restrictions, capacity limits and masking requirements. Find out if your business is affected.

If your business is open, you must continue following all current general and sector-specific guidance.


Guidance is available to help businesses, communities and organizations operate safely. They should:

  • follow the general guidance and relevant sector-specific guidance documents
  • identify and implement measures to comply with public health measures and workplace guidance to reduce the risk among staff and customers

An optional template is available to help businesses determine the steps they should take when reopening:

General guidance

This guidance supports all workplaces.

Sector guidance

Businesses, community and cultural events, and organizations

Disability service providers (June 8)

Drive-in events (September 14)

Farmers’ markets (September 30)

Funeral homes (November 16)

Homeless shelters (AHS)

Indoor events (November 16)

Instrumental music (September 11)

Libraries (June 9)

Movie theatres (June 9)

Child care

Day camps (November 2)

Daycare and out-of-school care (November 2)

Family day homes (November 2)

Preschools (November 2)


K-12 school re-entry guidance:

Post-secondary institutions (June 22)

Graduation ceremonies (September 29)


Restaurant and food sector

Food catering (June 11)

Food processing facilities (June 18)

Food sampling and beverage tasting (August 21)

Grocery stores (October 8)

Restaurants, cafes, pubs, and bars (September 17)

Retail, manufacturing, industrial and commerce

Office buildings (September 16)

Retail (June 18)

Warehouses (June 15)

Sport and recreation

Tourism and travel

Guidance documents in other languages

Facts on emerging evidence

We continue to review emerging evidence around COVID-19 and the best ways to protect Albertans.

These fact sheets summarize some of the recent literature on ways COVID-19 is transmitted, masks and aerosol transmission.

Alberta Biz Connect

Support is available to help businesses and non-profits reopen and resume operations safely.

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