COVID-19 Traveller Update

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COVID-19 Traveller Update

COVID-19 Traveller Update

May 26th, 2020

It is a challenging time in the world as COVID-19 continues to impact our lives, our communities and travel world-wide.  

Our focus needs to be on taking care of our health and each other. We have compiled resources for up-to-date information regarding COVID-19 and how to take the necessary precautions, as well as how COVID-19 is impacting Calgary businesses and experiences.

We are committed to keeping this information up-to-date to help travellers make the best possible decisions. 

Alberta Provincial Parks Update

The Latest Information you need to know About your Visit to Banff National Park

Parks Canada is working in collaboration with the towns, stakeholders and tourism organizations on an approach regarding the resumption of services in Banff National Park. The public is encouraged to stay close to home and avoid unnecessary travel to Banff National Park at this time.

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Public Health Official Resources

Please refer to the following sources for the most current information around COVID-19:

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Events Cancellations and Organization Closures

Event Cancellations and Postponements 

All public events have been cancelled until August 31, 2020 due to COVID-19. 

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Hotels and Airline 

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Visitor Resources

Learn what to do if you recently returned to Alberta from outside Canada and refer to the Government of Alberta for updated travel advice.

As of March 25, Albertans are legally required under public health order to isolate for:

  • 14 days if they returned from travel outside Canada or are a close contact of someone with COVID-19
  • 10 days if they have any COVID-19 any symptoms which are not related to a pre-existing illness or health condition: cough, fever, shortness of breath, runny nose or sore throat

All travellers returning from outside Canada are:

  • legally required to isolate for 14 days, and
  • monitor for symptoms: cough, fever, shortness of breath, runny nose or sore throat
  • If you become sick during this time, you must isolate for at least 10 additional days from all other members of your household from the beginning of symptoms or until you are feeling well, whichever takes longer

Call Health Link 811 at the first signs of symptoms before going to a health care facility, unless severely ill.

Visit Alberta Health Services for more information on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

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