15 May 2020 – Farmer’s Markets are permitted to operate again

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Private Sector and Businesses
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Allowing gatherings, businesses, and services
Level of Jurisdiction: Alberta
Lead People/Agency: Chief Medical of Health

Overview: Farmer’s Markets are permitted to operate in a business, entity or school, and any person is allowed to go to a farmer’s market in one of these locations. Operators of a farmer’s market, stallholders, staff and volunteers are permitted to attend these locations for the purposes of operating the farmer’s market or a stall within a farmer’s market.
Full details here: https://open.alberta.ca/dataset/a1cbc6c8-3054-497c-9fd9-c5ce1148d2d0/resource/c8c28850-5b6e-4c00-bd93-cb2776310040/download/health-covid-cmoh-exemption-from-orders-18-2020-and-19-2020-farmers-markets.pdf

Type of Justification: Perception of ability to mitigate risk
Evidence/Justification: The Chief Medical Officer of Health determined that certain activities are possible for Albertans to be engaged in with limited risk of COVID-19 transmission when persons adhere to public health guidance and measures.