Additional Alberta restrictions impact Strathcona County

April 29, 2021

Additional Alberta restrictions impact Strathcona County

Today the Government of Alberta announced the province is implementing additional restrictions for “hot spot” areas with at least 250 active COVID-19 cases and 350 cases per 100,000 people.  

These additional restrictions affect Strathcona County; the County currently has 407 active COVID-19 cases. 

Effective April 30, all indoor recreation, sport and fitness activities are cancelled for all ages for at least two weeks. This includes group physical activities such as team sports, fitness classes and training sessions, one-on-one lessons and training practices. Outdoor fitness activities may continue under the current provincial restrictions.  

Recreation, Parks and Culture will contact all affected residents and user groups to cancel and refund their bookings. 

For a full list of the additional restrictions, including changes to indoor fitness, recreation facilities and more, visit the Provincial website

We are currently reviewing these restrictions with the Government of Alberta and will provide any further information as soon as we can. We appreciate your patience as we work through how these restrictions impact our community. 

In addition, the Province announced all junior high and high school students in hot spot areas including Strathcona County will be moving to online learning as of Monday, May 3, 2021, for at least two weeks. 

All other provincial restrictions remain in effect, including mandatory masks in all indoor areas and prohibited indoor social gatherings. Outdoor social gatherings are permitted for up to 10 people while following COVID-19 health and safety guidelines. 

Mental health, financial, parenting and other supports are available by calling Family and Community Services at 780-464-4044 or visiting strathcona.ca/fcs

  
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 Contact:  Strathcona County Communications, 780-410-6595