On June 1, Alberta begins Stage 1 of the Open for Summer Plan.
The target for Stage 1 is:
- two weeks after 50% of Albertans 12+ (born in 2009 or earlier) have received at least one dose, and
- hospitalizations are below 800 and declining.
Changes in public health restrictions as we enter Stage 1 include:
- Places of worship – 15% of fire code occupancy (effective May 28)
- Outdoor social gatherings – up to 10 people (indoor social gatherings still not permitted)
- Outdoor physical, performance and recreation activities – up to 10 distanced people, all ages
- Personal and wellness services – re-open, by appointment only
- Funeral services – up to 20 people, not including facility staff, funeral clergy or organizers not considered guests (receptions remain prohibited)
- Wedding ceremonies – up to 10 people, including officiant, bride/groom, witnesses (receptions remain prohibited)
- Restaurants – outdoor patio dining for up to 4 household members per table, or 3 people if diners who live alone are with their 2 close contacts
- Retail – 15% of fire code occupancy (must maintain ability to distance)
- Distancing and masking requirements remain in effect
Check out the other stages of Alberta’s Open for Summer Plan!
Word of the Day:Clergy: all people ordained to perform religious duties, especially in the Christian Church.
* Information in this post based on the Alberta government’s official website: https://www.alberta.ca/enhanced-public-health-measures.aspx on June 1, 2021