Face coverings (non-medical masks)

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Personal QR code with vaccination proof is mandatory for non-essential services access, including at all recreation and cultural facilities. ID is required for those 18+. Negative privately-paid COVID test results taken within the last 72 hours or medical exemptions are accepted. FNMI, military, international and other provincial vaccination proof is accepted.

Under the Restrictions Exemption Program, a vaccination series must be completed at least two weeks prior to non-essential service access (two doses for Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca or one dose for Janssen). Proof is not required for essential services including paying bills, counselling and navigation services, and riding Transit.

Youth ages 12-17 do not need to show vaccination proof, negative COVID test or exemption if they are participating in sport, fitness or performance activities. If they are spectating, they will need proof. Tests distributed by schools are provided by AHS and are not accepted for facility entrance.

Check the frequent questions for what types of vaccination proof we accept.

Provincial measures mandate physical distancing (where possible) and mandatory masking in all indoor spaces, workplaces and public vehicles province-wide.

Outdoor, private social gatherings are limited to 20 people with a minimum of two metres physical distancing between households.

Last modified: Nov. 16, 2021, 10:48 a.m.
Non-medical mask

Everyone's comfort level will be different. Please treat each other with kindness, patience and respect.

Masking, physical distancing and proof of vaccination with QR code required.

The County has adopted the provincial Restriction Exemption Program (REP). To access non-essential services such as recreation facilities, Festival Place, Strathcona County Museum and Archives and Gallery@501, please be prepared to present ID (18+), proof of vaccination with QR code, medical exemption or privately-paid negative COVID-19 test result. Proof of vaccination, medical exemption or negative COVID test is not required for essential services including transit, counselling, voting and paying bills, and is not required for youth participating in sport, fitness or performance activities only (no spectating).

Under the provincial mandate, masks and physical distancing are mandatory in all indoor public places, workplaces and public vehicles across Alberta including includes taxis, transit, school buses, rideshares, grocery stores, shopping malls, indoor public events, health care settings, testing sites and long-term care facilities. Masking and distancing rules apply even if the operator has adopted the REP.


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Last updated: Monday, November 15, 2021
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