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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Stettler Regional Emergency Management Agency-Alberta public health recommendations limit gatherings


The Stettler Regional Emergency Management Agency continues to recommend the cancellation or postponement of all public recreational or group gatherings. We continue to support our community through the SREMA Hotline at 403-742-7300 which is active between
8 AM and 6 PM daily.

Today the Alberta Government elevated the COVID-19 to a Public Health Emergency in Alberta:

New public health measures are now recommended to limit the time Albertans spend in large crowds and crowed spaces. Effective today:

  • Mass gatherings are now limited to no more than 50 attendees.

    • This includes: conferences, worship gatherings and family events such as weddings and funerals.
    • This does not include: grocery stores, shopping centres, health care facilities, airports, the legislature and other essential services.
  • Albertans are prohibited from attending public recreation facilities and private entertainment facilities.

    • This includes gyms, swimming pools, arenas, science centres, museums, art galleries, libraries, community centres, children’s play centres, casinos, racing entertainment centres and bingo halls.
  • Albertans are prohibited from attending bars and nightclubs, where minors are prohibited by law.
  • Sit-down restaurants, cafes, coffee shops, food courts and other food-serving facilities, including those with minors-allowed liquor license, are limited to 50% capacity to a maximum of 50 people.

    • Take-out, delivery or drive-through service is permitted.

We will continue to monitor the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation closely in our region and execute all provincial and federal mandates as they are issued. For most current Covid-19 information and updates follow

Working together to prevent the spread of COVID-19.


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