- COVID-19 Information
COVID-19 Information for Chestermere
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.
February 25: AHS indicates that Chestermere has 24 active cases and a total of 743 reported cases.
You can view the statistics on the AHS statistics page, under ’geospatial’ and then use the map to find Chestermere.
Alberta seniors aged 75 years and over are now eligible for COVID-19 vaccines.
Alberta Health Services will offer the vaccine directly to all residents in retirement centres, lodges, supportive living and other congregate living facilities with residents who are 75 or older.
Starting Feb. 24, any Albertan living in the community who was born in 1946 or earlier will be eligible to book an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine. Appointment availability will be based on vaccine supply. Details on how to book – by phone or online – will be released on Feb. 24
Learn more: https://www.alberta.ca/covid19-vaccine.aspx
As announced on January 29, the easing of province-wide health measures will occur in steps based on hospitalization benchmarks. Changes to restrictions will be considered once a benchmark is reached.
Step 1: Hospitalization benchmark – 600, beginning on Feb 8
Restaurants, pubs, bars, lounges and cafes can open for in-person service
Children’s sport and performance activities are permitted if related to school activities, such as physical education classes. Children and youth will be allowed to participate in limited school and team sport activities.
K-12 schools and post-secondary institutions are allowed to use off-site facilities to support curriculum-related educational activities.
Step 2: Hospitalization benchmark – 450, beginning on March 1 some restrictions have been relaxed for:
- Further easing of restrictions for retail, community halls, hotels, banquet halls and conference centres, children’s sport and performance has been delayed.
Step 3: Hospitalization benchmark – 300
- Places of worship
- Adult team sports
- Museums, art galleries, zoos and interpretive centres
- Indoor seated events, including movie theatres and auditoriums
- Casinos, racing centres and bingo halls
- Indoor social gatherings with restrictions
Step 4: Hospitalization benchmark – 150
- Indoor entertainment centres and play centres
- Tradeshows, conferences and exhibiting events
- Performance activities (e.g. singing, dancing, wind instruments)
- Outdoor sporting events (e.g. rodeo)
- Wedding ceremonies and receptions
- Funeral receptions
- Workplaces – lifting work from home measures
- Amusement parks
- Indoor concerts and sporting events
- Festivals, including arts and cultural festivals (indoor and outdoor)
- Day camps and overnight camps
Learn more: alberta.ca/PathForward
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.