COVID-19 in Edmonton
Our community has questions about Edmonton's response to and experience of the pandemic. We're keeping a running list of answers, curated from reliable sources.
Entries tagged safety
What are the rules for gyms in condominiums or apartment buildings?
Gyms reopened as of June 12, but a number of different protocols need to be followed.
safety, health, community
published on Monday, July 20, 2020
Does Alberta have recommended protocols for cleaning public surfaces?
Yes, Alberta Health Services has guidelines for cleaning public facilities.
health, safety, alberta
published on Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Should people wear non-medical masks?
Yes, when you're out in public and unsure if you can keep a safe distance from others.
Why has Calgary been harder hit than Edmonton?
There are many reasons, including international travel, COVID-19 clusters and increased testing.
published on Monday, May 11, 2020
How long does the virus live on fabric?
There isn’t concrete information on this yet — but experts guess anywhere from a few hours to a day.
published on Tuesday, May 5, 2020
For the latest updates on the COVID-19 pandemic, see edmonton.ca/covid19, alberta.ca/covid19, canada.ca/covid19, and the World Health Organization.