4-H Alberta continues to follow AHS guidelines. Our team is awaiting a response from AHS for additional clarity on recent health orders and how they apply to our community.
4-H Alberta has been included in the youth sport and performance category for 4-H project activities throughout the past year. Please follow the guidelines posted below and check https://www.alberta.ca/covid-19-public-health-actions.aspx for any updates before proceeding with project-related activities.
Please ensure that everyone across the 4-H Alberta community follows any additional restrictions or requirements with any partners and/or facility providers.
The following statements are taken from the alberta.ca website on Friday, September 17, 2021.
Mandatory restriction for youth – Effective September 16 and September 20, 2021.
Youth (under 18) sport, fitness, recreation and performance activities (September 16, 2021)
- Indoor group classes, training, and competitions are permitted, but participants are required to:
- screen for symptoms
- maintain 2 metres distancing, except youth while engaged in physical activity
- wear a mask, except youth while engaged in physical activity
- Spectator attendance is restricted to 1/3 fire code capacity, attendees are limited to a single household or 2 close contacts if living alone and must be masked and maintain 2 metres physical distance.
- Outdoor activities can continue with no restrictions.
Mandatory restriction – Effective Sept. 16 and 20 – For Adult Groups
Indoor retail, entertainment, and recreation facilities (September 20, 2021)
The following restrictions apply to any indoor facility that does not implement the restrictions exemption program.
- Capacity restricted to 1/3 fire code occupancy.
- Attendees must be with household members only, or 2 close contacts if they live alone.
- Masks and 2 metre physical distancing is required.
The situation with COVID-19 continues to evolve. The Government of Alberta is updating public health orders, guidance and recommendations continuously based on evidence and the expert advice of our public health officials. You are encouraged to visit alberta.ca/COVID regularly for the most up-to-date information.