COVID-19 in Edmonton

Our community has questions about Edmonton's response to and experience of the pandemic. We're keeping a running list of answers, curated from reliable sources.

Entries tagged community


What resources are in place to help families who are staying home?

There is support available for those who need help with food, finances, mental health and more.


 community, economy
 published on Wednesday, May 20, 2020
 updated


What is the public testing strategy?

Anyone with symptoms, close contact to COVID-19 cases or meeting asymptomatic testing criteria can get tested.


 testing, community, health
 published on Wednesday, May 20, 2020
 updated


What are the likely timelines for reopening?

There is a three-stage plan to relaunch Alberta’s economy.


 business, community, economy
 published on Monday, May 11, 2020
 updated


How are people keeping their spirits up?

Howling at the moon, supporting frontline workers, tuning into virtual concerts and more.


 community
 published on Thursday, April 23, 2020
 updated


Is it OK to drive to the mountains?

National parks remain closed, and provincial parks have reopened for day use only.


 travel, safety, community
 published on Friday, April 17, 2020
 updated


How are local businesses being affected?

Edmonton businesses are struggling, with 50% indicating they may shut down.


 business, community, economy
 published on Friday, April 17, 2020
 updated


How are we replacing the social services provided by the public library?

Locations are closed, but EPL is working with partner organizations.


 community, library, government
 published on Thursday, April 9, 2020
 updated


What acts of kindness have we seen?

Edmontonians have stepped up in numerous ways.


 community
 published on Monday, April 6, 2020
 updated


What resources are available for Indigenous Edmontonians?

Government funding is coming, while agencies have shifted services online.


 community, government, indigenous
 published on Thursday, April 2, 2020
 updated


How can we help artists?

See what they're doing online and find ways to pay them.


 arts, community
 published on Thursday, March 26, 2020
 updated


For the latest updates on the COVID-19 pandemic, see edmonton.ca/covid19, alberta.ca/covid19, canada.ca/covid19, and the World Health Organization.