Coronavirus information

Local and provincial statistics can be sourced from geospatial and vaccination data provided at Alberta.ca. 

 

Update on Provincial health measures

Masking in indoor public spaces* is no longer required.

*Exceptions include on public transit, at AHS-operated and contracted facilities, and all continuing care settings.
(Many people may choose to continue to wear a mask in public. Please be patient and kind with those around you whose choice may be different than your own.)


Isolation and quarantine requirements remain in effect
Albertans are legally required to isolate as outlined below: 

Complete details on all public health restrictions in effect can be found at https://www.alberta.ca/covid-19-public-health-actions.aspx

  • Fully vaccinated (2 doses or 1 dose Janssen): isolate for 5 days from the start of symptoms or until they resolve, whichever is longer, if symptoms are not related to a pre-existing illness or health condition. For 5 days following isolation, wear a mask at all times when around others outside of home.
  • Not fully vaccinated (1 dose or less): isolate for 10 days from the start of symptoms or until they resolve, whichever is longer, if symptoms are not related to a pre-existing illness or health condition.
  • If you test negative and have symptoms, you should still stay home and away from others until symptoms resolve.
More information is available here - https://www.alberta.ca/isolation.aspx
 
Quarantine is no longer legally required for close contacts of positive cases, unless directed to do so by local public health officials.

Federal border measures and quarantine laws still apply for all international travellers entering Canada. For travel related quarantine requirements refer to COVID-19 travel requirements.

 
 
 
 

City services

We encourage residents and businesses to continue to use myAIRDRIE for many City business transactions.

Staff in all departments are available by telephone and email. If you require assistance over the phone, please call 403.948.8800.

 

Proof of vaccination

The Province of Alberta has ended the Restriction Exemption Program (REP) effective Feb. 9, 2022. As such, patrons entering our facilities will not be required to present proof of vaccination or negative test results.

 

Covid-19 testing

Rapid test at home kits are available throughout the province. More information about where to access kits and when to use them is available here - https://www.alberta.ca/rapid-testing-at-home.aspx

For best results, it's important to follow several key steps to use the test correctly. The video below gives a good overview.

For support interpreting the results of a rapid antigen test and next steps, please review information here - https://www.alberta.ca/rapid-testing-at-home.aspx#testresults

 

 

If you are identified as an individual who should be tested by a PCR test through Alberta Health Services, please click the button below to be directed to the Alberta Health Services self-assessment.

AHS self-assessment

 

Vaccines are available for all Albertans 5 and older

To make an appointment:

Book online
• Call 811, or
• Contact a participating pharmacy

For more information about phases of the vaccine rollout please visit https://www.alberta.ca/covid19-vaccine.aspx

Book a vaccine appointment

Any Albertan 5 years of age or older is eligible to receive a free COVID-19 vaccine.

Need time off work?
All working Albertans can access 3 hours of paid, job-protected leave to get each dose of the vaccine. Learn more.

Need a ride?
Isolated seniors and those with mobility challenges can get a ride to and from their appointment. Call 211 for help.

Need translated info?
Vaccine info is available in many languages.

 

Self-isolation

Learn more about who is required to self-isolate, how to self-isolate and how to prepare here.

If you are in self-isolation, you must follow these steps:

  • Do not go to work, other public areas or community settings.
  • Do not go outside for a walk through your neighbourhood or park. (This includes children in mandatory self-isolation.)
  • You can get fresh air in your yard, if you have one, but must remain on private property not accessible by others.
  • If you live in an apartment or condo building, you must stay inside and cannot use the elevators or stairwells to go outside. If your balcony is private and at least two metres away from your closest neighbour’s, you may go outside on the balcony.
  • Avoid close contact with other people, including household members, and especially seniors and those with chronic conditions, or a compromised immune system.
  • Watch for symptoms like fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose or difficulty breathing in yourself or family members.
  • Should any symptoms occur, complete a simple online self-assessment to determine next steps.

For more information, consult these self-isolation guidelines.

 

Covid-19

COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus, an outbreak of respiratory illness has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO).

The City’s top priority is the health, safety, and well-being of the public and our employees. Our focus is to maintain the essential services that our residents rely on.

Public health is the mandate of Alberta Health Services and the Province of Alberta. Visit alberta.ca for the most up to date info.

Keep yourself informed from other credible sources of information, such as Alberta Health, Health Canada and the World Health Organization.