06 April 2020 – Amendment to gathering prohibition order to exempt people from the same household

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: General Public
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Gatherings, businesses, and services
Level of Jurisdiction: Alberta
Lead People/Agency: Chief Medical Officer of Health

Overview: This policy allowed the exemption on members of the same household from being prohibited to gather in an outdoor location regardless of the number of individuals. This order was directed at the general public to ensure that fines would not be issued to large families gathering in outdoor spaces when they were from the same household.
Full details here: https://open.alberta.ca/dataset/ec053094-b5a5-41e2-bd9d-a5dfa8ffffcd/resource/573ff959-0421-43a4-a8df-499d38c813c8/download/health-cmoh-exemption-household-gatherings-outdoors.pdf

Type of Justification: No justification given