New business restrictions in effect

Alberta entered Stage 2 of the Open for Summer Plan on June 10. Mandatory restriction changes include some businesses reopening and increased capacity limits. Masks remain mandatory in all indoor public spaces and workplaces.

If your business is open, you must follow all public health orders and 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

Child care

Family day homes (April 2021)

Preschools, daycare and out-of-school care (April 2021)


K-12 school re-entry guidance:

Retail, manufacturing, industrial and commerce

Office buildings (September 2020)

Retail businesses (June 2021)

Warehouses (June 2020)

Restaurant and food sector

Food processing facilities (June 2020)

Food service and sales (June 10, 2021)

Sport and recreation

Camps (June 10, 2021)

Recreation and Entertainment Facilities (June 2021)

Sport, fitness and recreation (June 10, 2021)


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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