COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

The City’s priority is the health, safety and well-being of our residents, staff and visitors.

In an effort to contain the spread of COVID-19, the City has taken immediate action based on Alberta Health Services’ recommendations.

The City is closing all City-managed facilities until Sunday, May 31, 2020.

Closure of All Non-Essential Retail Businesses

Premier Jason Kenney has announced the closure of all non-essential retail and personal service businesses, as well as dine-in restaurants, effective immediately, in order to maintain the health of Albertans. Under this direction, the City of St. Albert is closing these businesses as further measures to protect members of the community from the spread of COVID-19. View full notice ›

Updated March 28, 2020 at 11:05 pm

essential businesses 

If you have questions about whether your business is considered essential, please see the Government of Alberta’s list, or email the Government of Alberta directly at to:

Updated: March 27, 2020, at 4:45 pm


To file a complaint for non-compliance related to COVID-19 and the Public Health Order (e.g., ban on mass gatherings over 15 individuals), residents are encouraged to notify Alberta Health Services through the online AHS complaint form ›

Updated: March 27, 2020, at 3:45 pm

Dog Parks

Starting March 26, 2020, the City of St. Albert will remove doors and enclosure gates that are high-traffic, hand-touch points at off-leash boarded rinks for dog use and at Lacombe Lake Dog Park to decrease or eliminate the spread of COVID-19. View the full notice › 

  • Directional signage for entrances will be posted at off-leash, rink-enclosed dog parks and Lacombe Lake Dog Park.
  • Owners must always maintain complete control of their pet and keep them within sight and verbal command range.
  • As per the direction of Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, there must be a limit of 15 users at a time in the dog parks and users must practice physical distancing of two metres between each other.

Updated: March 26, 2020, at 5:15 pm

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The City welcomes the assistance of any organization in sharing our social media posts or directing people to our COVID-19 website (, and thank those that have reached out to extend their support during this challenging time.

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Last edited: March 28, 2020