COVID-19 - Novel Coronavirus
On November 24, 2020 the provincial government announced restrictions which affect County residents, businesses and facilities, and will be in place for at least three weeks. Learn more.
If you have concerns relating to provincial restrictions not being followed, including social gatherings and mask wearing, please contact Alberta Health Services online or by phone at 1-833-415-9179.
Strathcona County COVID-19 case count
Last update: November 27, 4:00 p.m.
Strathcona County currently has 382 active COVID-19 positive cases. Our community is under a watch, and is included in the broader “enhanced” Edmonton health zone.
Strathcona County actions
Strathcona County continues to align its COVID-19 response with the Government of Alberta.
- Under current provincial restrictions, masks are mandatory for everyone ages two and over in indoor public settings, except where exemptions apply
- Masks are also mandatory under provincial restrictions for all indoor workplaces except when alone at a workstation and separated by six feet of physical distance
- Strathcona County Transit is distributing non-medical masks at the Bethel Transit Terminal.
- To visit one of our indoor recreation centres, you must pre-book your activity time slot. No walk-in visitors will be permitted without a pre-booking. An option for a monthly pass is available.
- For complete provincial restrictions and updates, visit the Government of Alberta website
- Guidance to assist businesses and explain how occupant load is applied including the class of buildings will be made available shortly by the provincial government
The health and safety of our community, including County staff, remains the top priority. As our facilities and spaces are used, we continue to follow infection prevention and control measures:
- wear a non-medical mask
- wash your hands for 20 seconds with soap and water
- sanitize your hands if soap and water are unavailable
- practice physical distancing (two metres apart)
- avoid touching commonly touched surfaces such as handrails
- stay home if you are sick or displaying any symptoms of COVID-19.
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All Albertans exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms are eligible for COVID-19 testing. Offered by appointment and free-of-charge at Alberta Health Services assessment centre locations around the province, testing is easily booked online by visiting ahs.ca/covid. If internet is not available, call 811, and staff will book a test appointment for you.
Consider downloading the ABTraceTogether mobile app to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. This is a mobile contact tracing app that helps to let you know if you've been exposed to COVID-19 – or if you've exposed others – while protecting your privacy.
If you are struggling, or have financial, housing or parenting concerns, call 780-464-4044 for assistance in connecting you to support.