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A CMOH order remains in effect that requires continuous masking at all AHS and Covenant facilities provincewide.

Acute Care Outbreaks in Alberta

COVID-19

Last Updated: September 14, 2021

There are currently COVID-19 outbreaks at these AHS and Covenant Health acute care facilities:


Outbreak Protocols

Outbreak control measures have been implemented on each of the affected units. Any patient with symptoms, or who has tested positive for COVID-19, is isolated and treated in designated rooms.

All at-risk patients on each unit have been tested. Contact tracing for patients and healthcare workers potentially exposed to these individuals is ongoing.

All AHS facilities follow rigorous Infection Prevention and Control standards and practices. All healthcare workers are asked to self-assess for COVID-19 symptoms and exposure risk using a screening tool before reporting to a site for their shift, and our frontline teams are practicing continuous masking and diligent hand hygiene practices while at work.

Designated family/support persons and visitors entering AHS facilities are instructed to follow all appropriate measures. Visitation restrictions are in place to minimize risk of transmission to and from outside of the hospital.

If you are feeling unwell, please do not visit friends and loved ones in hospital at this time.

For visitation information and restrictions at our AHS healthcare facilities please see the Family Support & Visitation page.

As of Apr. 22, all healthcare worker COVID-19 cases still under investigation, or where the source of infection is inconclusive or indeterminate, will be counted as part of an acute care outbreak case count.

Thus, as cases are under investigation, numbers may fluctuate as cases are resolved.

Quick Reference

  • Family Support & Visitation: Designated family / support persons and visitors entering AHS facilities are instructed to follow all appropriate measures. Restrictions are in place to minimize risk of transmission to and from outside of the hospital.