COVID-19 Information for Chestermere

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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:

April 13: AHS indicates that Chestermere has 131 active cases of COVID-19 and has had a total of 993 cases. Chestermere is also mourning the first death of a community member due to COVID-19. Read the Mayor's statement here.

You can view the statistics on the AHS statistics page, under ’geospatial’ and then use the map to find Chestermere.


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.


Download the ABTraceTogether App

ABTraceTogether is a contact tracing tool connected to Alberta's contact tracing system. If you test positive, contact tracers will directly notify people at risk, ensure they isolate, and support them in their recovery.

Current Regulations

Local: 

  • Mandatory Mask Bylaw: On November 17, Chestermere City Council passed a temporary mandatory mask bylaw that will require residents and visitors to wear a face covering at all times while in an indoor public space, public workplace, or public vehicle where other people are present. Learn more here.

Provincial:

Current Restrictions:
On April 6, the provincial government announced that Alberta is moving back to Step 1, effective April 7. Additional restrictions for restaurants take effect April 9 at noon. Step 1 restrictions remain in place until further notice. Read the full announcement at Stronger public health measures | Alberta.ca.

Masks:
  • Masks are mandatory in all indoor public places, places of worship, indoor workplaces and facilities outside the home.
  • This workplace requirement applies to all employees, customers, visitors, delivery personnel and contractors; includes any location where employees are present in-person; includes all workplace locations where masks won’t pose a safety risk; does not change current student mask requirements in schools. 
  • For posters and documents to support awareness and actions that can be taken to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Alberta, visit https://www.alberta.ca/covid-19-information-posters.aspx

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

QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS?

Call 403-207-7050 to connect with the City about COVID-19 concerns. All City buildings remain closed to the public at this time. 

Additional Information

Financial Supports

Financial Supports

  • Municipal Property Tax Deferral Information
  • Utility Deferral Information
  • Links to Provincial & Federal Financial Support
Resources

Resources:

  • Health Information
  • Resources for Families & Seniors
  • Resources in other language
  • Spiritual Resources & Services
Info for Businesses

Information for Businesses

  • Restrictions specific to businesses
  • COVID-19 Aware businesses
  • Links to business support information