COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information for Chestermere

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The World Health Organization (WHO) declared a pneumonia outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus a pandemic with sustained risk of further global spread.

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    City limits gatherings to family only; 7 new regulations announced


    Posted April 3, 2020


    Today, the City of Chestermere announced new measures to fight the spread of COVID-19. “Our Emergency Management Agency is announcing more measures today to remain ahead of the curve as we have been,” says Mayor... Read on...
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Community Requirements, Restrictions & Closures

Local:  

  • Only immediate family members, and any assigned caregiver, may gather together in a dwelling. Even then, this group is limited to a maximum of 10 people. Immediate family refers to a person’s parents, spouse, children, and siblings, and any person that permanently resides at that dwelling. Read more here.
  • Anyone who goes out in public must remain at least 2 meters from another person. The only exception is for members of your immediate family (as defined above). Read more here.
  • All activities on Chestermere Lake are prohibited until at least June 1. This includes recreational activities. Read more here.
  • All public and private gatherings, events and festivals are prohibited and suspendedRead more here.
  • The City closed all playgrounds and public park features. Read more here
  • All municipal buildings closed to the public except for the Eco Centre. Read more here
  • The City has established a confidential hotline for residents to call if they see a business or individual not following provincial or local regulations (403-207-8143). View more here
  • Non-profit groups may no longer gather at physical locations. That includes the Chestermere Recreation Centre, Camp Chestermere, Calgary Yacht Club, and the Synergy Centre for Community Leadership. We know that many of those groups have already moved to online programming, and for that, we thank them. The buildings in which they meet are closed. Read more here.

Business Regulations

  • Businesses must restrict the number of people on their premises to 50% or less of their maximum occupancy load. Read more here
  • Businesses must have hand sanitizer stations at their location and require people to sanitize their hands before they enter the building. Read more here
  • All construction sites are required to have hand washing and sanitizing stations and all workers must practice safe physical distancing of no less than 2 meters between people. Read more here.
  • All builder or developer showhomes, real estate open houses, and private home showings by real estate agents are limited to a maximum of three people at any time in the home. These three people must practice physical distancing of not less than 2 meters between the people present. Any such dwelling must have a hand washing, hand sanitizing station or other appropriate option available for visitors. Read more here.
  • The City has added operating requirements for self-service car washes, taxi and ride share services. Read more here
  • All events scheduled for the foreseeable future postponed. View more here.
  • The City has closed all close-contact businesses. Read more here
  • Dine-in restaurant service is prohibited. Read more here.

 Provincial & Federal: 

  • The Provincial government provided recommendations on who should and how to self-isolate. Read more here
  • Law enforcement agencies have been given authority to enforce public health orders and issue fines. Read more here.  
  • The Federal government reminds Canadians to take all precautionary measures. Read more here.   
  • The Provincial government closed all K – 12 schools and child care facilities as well as suspended post-secondary in-class attendance. Read more here
  • The Provincial government put a 15 person limit on mass gatherings. Read more here.   
  • The Provincial government closed all non-essential businesses, recreation and entertainment functions and dine-in options. Read more here.  
  • The Provincial government mandated restrictions on access to senior care facilities. Read more here.  
  • Alberta Environment and Parks closed vehicular access and facilities to all provincial parks. Read more here.  
  • Parks Canada closed vehicular access and facilities to all National Parks. Read more here.  
  • The Federal Government closed Canadian boarders. Read more here.  
  • The Prime Minister announced that Canadians will not be sent to compete in the 2020 Tokyo Games. Read more here.  
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