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 operational guidance (April 2021)
Alberta Health daily checklist (October 2020)
Workplace closures (May 2021)
Hand sanitizer (June 2020)
Casinos, VLTs and Bingos (June 2021)
Drive-in events (June 2021)
Homeless shelters (AHS)
Indoor and Outdoor Seated Venues (April 2021)
Performing arts (June 10, 2021)
Personal and wellness services (June 10, 2021)
Places of worship (June 10, 2021)
Private and municipal campgrounds (April 2021)
Public demonstrations and protests (June 10, 2021)
Public outdoor gatherings (June 10, 2021)
Screen-based production industry (May 2021)
Weddings and funerals (June 10, 2021)
K-12 school re-entry guidance:
Retail, manufacturing, industrial and commerce
Home-based, mobile and door-to-door operations (September 2020)
Industrial work camps (June 2020)
Large production facility rapid response plans (June 2020)
Restaurant and food sector
Food processing facilities (June 2020)
Food service and sales (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.