COVID-19 Information for Chestermere

About Coronavirus

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared a pneumonia outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus a pandemic with sustained risk of further global spread. If you have symptoms, stay at home and use this self-assessment tool to help determine whether you should be tested for COVID-19. 

Current Cases:

As of the end of the day on October 13, AHS indicates that Chestermere has 56 active (1,770 total) cases of COVID-19.

NOTE: These numbers will only be updated following live Government of Alberta COVID-19 updates. To view daily statistics, visit the AHS statistics page, under 'Geospatial' and then use the map near the bottom of the page to find Chestermere.


2021-2022 School year

The province recently shared some updated information about the upcoming school year. For details, visit alberta.ca/returntoschool

Business COVID-19 Resources

The Government of Alberta provides a webpage dedicated to helping businesses find relevant workplace rules, financial supports, and other COVID-19 resources. 

Vaccine Records

To get your vaccine record card, visit https://www.albertavaccinerecord.ca/#/
No account is needed, but you will need to enter your personal healthcare number, birthdate, and the month and year of vaccination.

Vaccination Information

Visit www.alberta.ca/vaccine for the current groups who are eligible to receive a vaccine. 

For information on which pharmacies are booking vaccine appointments, use the interactive map found at bluecross.ca. 

Local Known Vaccination Locations:

  1. Shoppers Drug Mart (can call direct 403-207-1875)
  2. Remedy's Rx (Lake Med) (can call direct 403-719-8270 or complete online application portal: MedMe Health (medmeapp.ca))
  3. Kinniburgh Centre (call 811)

Note: Vaccine supplies vary as the Province receives shipments and distributes them to local pharmacies. Upon booking, your pharmacy can provide more information about their current supply status.

Current Regulations

Provincial:

    • Mandatory work from home order unless required for operational efficiency.
    • Restrictions Exemption Program announced.
    • See public health measures page for business details.
    • Schools:
      • Masking mandatory for Grade 4+, all staff.
      • Elementary schools to implement class cohorting.
    • Places of worship:
      • Capacity limited to 1/3 fire code occupancy.
      • Masks are mandatory.
      • 2 metres physical distancing between households, or 2 close contacts for those living alone.
    • Gathering Restrictions:
      • Indoor social gatherings
        • Vaccinated: Indoor private social gatherings are limited to a single household plus one other household to a maximum of 10 vaccine-eligible, vaccinated people and no restrictions on children under 12. 
        • Unvaccinated: Indoor social gatherings are not permitted for vaccine-eligible people who are unvaccinated.
      • Outdoor social gatherings
        • Outdoor private social gatherings are limited to a maximum of 20 people, with 2-metre physical distancing at all times.

Indoor Mask Mandate:

  • On September 4, 2021, at 8:00 am, the indoor mask mandate for all indoor public spaces and workplaces came into effect.
  • The mandatory mask mandate for transit, taxis, hospitals, and continuing care settings in Alberta has been extended until further notice.

Federal:

Quarantine & International Travel: 

  • To limit the spread of COVID-19, travellers entering Canada must follow the rules set out by the emergency orders under the Quarantine Act