Current Situation

Alberta declared a state of public health emergency. Stronger mandatory measures are in effect as of Dec. 8 to help reduce case numbers and protect the health system.

New Restrictions

Alberta declared a State of Public Health Emergency to protect the health care system from COVID-19. Social gatherings are the top source of transmission.
Effective Dec. 8, all indoor and outdoor social gatherings are prohibited. This will be enforced with $1,000 fines.

Mandatory restriction – Provincewide – Effective Dec. 8

All indoor and outdoor social gatherings – public and private – are prohibited:
Close contacts are limited to household members only.
People who live alone can have up to 2 close contacts.

Non-essential travel: All out-of-town travel is discouraged at this time.

Visitors: Out-of-town visitors cannot stay in other people’s homes while these restrictions are in place, regardless of where they are coming from.

Workplaces, schools and child care:
          Effective Dec. 8, masks are mandatory in all indoor public spaces and workplaces.
Effective Dec. 13, working from home is mandatory when physical presence is not required.

Business and service restrictions

Effective Dec. 13, some businesses will be required to close, reduce capacity or limit their in-person access.

Mandatory restriction – Provincewide – Effective Dec. 13

  • Retail services must reduce customer capacity to 15% of fire code occupancy (not including staff) or a minimum of 5 customers.
  • All restaurants, pubs, bars, lounges and cafes are closed to in-person service.
  • All entertainment businesses and entities must close.
  • All indoor recreation facilities must close.
  • All personal and wellness services must close.
  • Regulated health services can remain open by appointment only as long as public health orders and sector guidance is followed. Appointments should be limited to one-on-one services.

This is just an overview of some of the measures put in place. For full information please visit the Government of Alberta COVID-19 website at: Stronger Public Health Measures.

The Municipal District of Greenview #16, including Valleyview and all other municipalities within the MD’s boundaries, are now on ENHANCED STATUS on the Provincial Relaunch Map. There is now 20 active cases, for a case rate of 132.8 per 100,000 people. (As of December 9th, 2020)

Municipal District Of Greenview No. 16
Rate of active cases per 100k: 132.8
Active cases: 20
Population: 15,058

Municipality: MD of Greenview #16:
Current status as of this posting
104 cases – 20 active, 83 recovered, 1 death(s).

Local Geographic Area: Valleyview (Ne Greenview MD):
Current status as of this posting
60 cases – 20 active, 83 recovered, 1 death(s).

*Please note all information provided is from the Government of Alberta Covid-19 website. We ask that you check both it and Alberta Health Services for the most up to date information at the following links: