Alberta Declares State of Emergency
March 17, 2020
Alberta declared a state of emergency under the Public Health Act this afternoon.
New public health measures are now recommended to limit the time Albertans spend in large crowds and crowded spaces. Effective immediately:
- all events over 50 people to be cancelled
- no attendance at rec centres, casinos, bingo halls, bars, theatres and other facilities
- sit-down restaurants can remain open at lower capacity
Full details available on the Government of Alberta COVID-19 coronavirus info for Albertans webpage.