Sturgeon County - COVID 19
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Sturgeon County Response to COVID-19

As we navigate the dynamic and changing landscape related to the global COVID19 pandemic, Sturgeon County is committed to the delivery of essential services while ensuring the health and safety of our residents and staff.

This page will be updated regularly to reflect changes in our operations as well as local restrictions and guidelines as determined by the Province of Alberta.

Sturgeon County currently does not have additional health measures or restrictions in place and are following the Provincial Guidelines.

The Province of Alberta announced new measures on September 3, 2021, including a province-wide mask requirement. Details are below. Click here for the full list of changes. 

Mandatory Masks

At a Special Council Meeting on September 2, 2021, Sturgeon County Council delayed first reading on a temporary mandatory face coverings bylaw.  

Effective September 4, 2021 at 8 a.m., the Government of Alberta has implemented a mandatory mask restriction province-wide. 

  • Masks are mandatory in all indoor public spaces and workplaces.
  • Employees must mask in all indoor work settings, except in work stations.
  • Schools are not required to implement masking, but school boards will continue to set COVID-19 management policies as they deem appropriate.

Visit the Government of Alberta website for more information on mandatory mask requirements and mask exemptions.  

COVID-19 Information for Residents and Businesses

Please visit the Government of Alberta website for more information on COVID-19 including public health measures and restrictions, isolation and quarantine requirements, symptoms and testing, business supports and information, and more.

Sturgeon County Services

Sturgeon County has resumed in-person services at all County buildings.  Masks are required for visitors to all Sturgeon County buildings as per the provincial mask restriction.

For your convenience, Sturgeon County continues to offer a number of services online through Sturgeonservices.ca, including fire permits, dog licences, water and bulk water, Agriculture Services rentals, and more. 

 

Sturgeon County Council Meetings

Sturgeon County Council will resume in-person meetings effective July 13, 2021, but the public can continue to view meetings online. Upcoming meeting information including agendas along with past meeting minutes and video archives can be found online.

Provincial Status

The Province of Alberta is taking temporary measured steps to reduce transmission and prevent the health care system from being overwhelmed. These temporary measures come into effect September 4 at 8 am.

Vaccinations

The Government of Alberta announced September 3, 2021 that all Albertans 18+ who receive their first OR second dose between September 3 and October 14 will receive a one-time incentive of $100. 

Visit the Government of Alberta website for information on the vaccine program including how to book your first or second dose.