Coronavirus (COVID-19): what you need to know.

You're legally required under public health order to self isolate for:

  • 14 days if you recently returned from international travel or are a close contact of someone with COVID-19
  • 10 days if they you have a COVID-19 symptom (cough, fever, shortness of breath, runny nose, or sore throat) that is not related to a pre-existing illness or health condition
Do not meet others, even friends or family. You can spread the virus even if you don’t have symptoms.

Other important information about COVID-19

The most important action we can all take in fighting COVID-19 is to stay home in order to protect one another and save lives.
If you think you may have COVID-19, use this self-assessment tool. You can also call Health Link at 8-1-1 for 24/7 instructions.
Protect yourself and others from COVID-19 by practicing good hygiene, maintaining physical distancing and monitoring for symptoms.

This page contains all current information about COVID-19

Scroll down to find critical information, answers to common questions, and links to different resources.

Prevent and Prepare

Alberta implemented measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, including new mandatory self-isolation requirements and mass gathering restrictions. Find tips to prepare your household in case you need to self-isolate at home.
Mandatory Self Isolation Requirements

Self-isolation can help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Under public health order, you are legally required to self-isolate for:

  • 14 days if you returned from international travel or are a close contact of a person with COVID-19, plus an additional 10 days from the onset of symptoms, should they occur
  • 10 days if you have a cough, fever, shortness of breath, runny nose, or sore throat that is not related to a pre-existing illness or health condition

If you are self-isolating:

  • stay home - do not attend work, social events or any other public gatherings
  • avoid close contact with other people, including household members but especially seniors and people with chronic conditions or compromised immune systems
  • don’t take public transportation like buses, taxis or ride-sharing, where possible
  • watch for symptoms

Do not leave home if you or someone you live with has either:

  • A high temperature or
  • A new, continuous cough
Use the AHS Covid-19 self-assessment tool.