Provincial targeted public health measures impact City of Leduc

Friday, November 13, 2020

Yesterday, the Government of Alberta announced additional targeted public health measures which take effect today, November 13, 2020. These measures apply to all communities on the enhanced list of the province’s COVID-19 status map, with additional measures applying to specific regions (including the City of Leduc).

The following measures, announced by the province, are now in effect for the City of Leduc:

  • Community-specific mandatory measures
    • Ban on indoor group fitness classes and team sport activities (Nov. 13-27, 2020).
    • Ban on group performance activities: singing, dancing and theatre (Nov. 13-27, 2020).
  • Mandatory measures
    • Restaurants, bars, lounges and pubs must stop liquor sales by 10 p.m. and close by 11 p.m. - applies to Class A, B or C licences (Nov. 13-27, 2020).
    • 15-person limit on social and family gatherings - indoors and outdoors - where people are mixing and mingling.
    • 50-person limit on indoor and outdoor wedding ceremonies and funeral services.

Voluntary measures for the City of Leduc are also strongly encouraged by the provincial government, and a full list of these recommendations is available on the province’s website.

In compliance with these measures, group fitness activities including drop-in and registered classes, AquaFit and team bookings at the Leduc Recreation Centre will be canceled between November 13 and 27, 2020. The Fitness Centre and Indoor Track will remain open, however, and certain activities including public skate and public swim will be available at a reduced capacity. A full list of cancelled and permitted activities is posted at https://www.leduc.ca/lrc-covid-19-update.

We encourage all residents to practice consideration and kindness for others, and to continue with the preventive health measures of keeping 2 metres of physical distance, wearing a mask, and regularly washing your hands using soap and water.

For more information, please visit www.alberta.ca/covid19 or our website at https://www.leduc.ca/covid-19.

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