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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Notice

March 9 update: The Municipal Centre has re-opened to the public. The continuation of the Province's orders mean most other Town facilities remain closed to the public or operating at reduced capacity. There are limited recreation opportunities - Full details.

Town's response to COVID-19

The health, safety, and wellbeing of our residents and community is our priority during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. Use the information below to stay up-to-date on the status of Town services and facilities, local information and updates.

Mandatory Restrictions 

Alberta Health Services is the best source of public health information. For details on the state of public health emergency, new mandatory measures and restrictions in effect and updates about the pandemic, please visit alberta.ca/covid19.

Regular updates from Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta's Chief Medical Officer of health are available by visiting https://www.alberta.ca/coronavirus-info-for-albertans.aspx#statement

News and Updates

New social gathering restrictions at 15 for Okotoks.
The bylaw will be in effect until actives cases are under 15 for 30 consecutive days.

Updated April 12, 2021

DateDaily* COVID cases in Okotoks
April 12152 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
April 9126 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
April 8115 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
April 7109 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
April 699 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
April 5105 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
April 167 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
March 3156 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
March 3053 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
March 2952 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
March 2651 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
March 2541 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
March 2435 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
March 2325 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
March 2228 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
March 1920 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
March 1819 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
March 1721 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
March 1625 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
March 1525 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
March 1223 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
March 1123 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
March 1022 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
March 922 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
March 822 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
March 521 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
March 418 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
March 316 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
March 213 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
March 113 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
February 2614 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
February 2511 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
February 2411 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
February 2314 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
February 2215 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
February 1915 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
February 1817 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status).
February 1717 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
February 1619 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
February 1220 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
February 1124 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
February 1022 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
February 920 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
February 822 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
February 523 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
February 422 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
February 320 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
February 219 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
February 120 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
January 2916 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
January 2816 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
January 2718 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
January 2621 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
January 2529 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
January 2232 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
January 2046 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
January 1948 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
January 1861 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
January 1578 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
January 1478 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
January 1371 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
January 1274 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
January 1173 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
January 867 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
January 769 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
January 659 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
January 561 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
January 457 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
December 3157 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
December 3054 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
December 2957 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
December 2767 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
December 2368 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
December 2276 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
December 2176 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
December 1867 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
December 1764 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
December 1664 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
December 1563 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
December 1470 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
December 1368 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
December 1057 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
December 953 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
December 852 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
December 752 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
December 649 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
December 458 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
December 363 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
December 261 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
December 161 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
November 3067 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
November 2762 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
November 2661 (public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
November 2563 (new public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)
November 2463 (new public health measures in effect; continued AHS enhanced status)

*this tracker is updated daily on weekdays at approximately 3:30 p.m.


Alberta Health Services Tracker

To view cases in Okotoks visit the AHS regional status map page, which is updated regularly with current cases. Scroll down to the list of active cases by region and search 'Okotoks'. 

Alternatively, visit the AHS statistics page. Navigate on this page to ’geospatial’, then use the map to find Okotoks. 

Government of Alberta COVID-19 links:

Updated March 9, 2021

The continuation of the Province's orders mean most Town facilities remain closed to the public or operating at reduced capacity.

Parks and Recreation Amenities

AreaStatusDetails
Recreation Facilities
(Okotoks Recreation Centre and Pason Centennial Arenas)

OPEN with restrictions

Visit the COVID recreation updates page to find out which areas of each facility are open and important information on spectating, classes and preparing to visit.

Alberta restrictions

Off-leash Dog ParkOPENOpen with physical distancing. 
Community GardenCLOSEDClosed for the season.
Park spaces, natural areas and pathwaysOPENOpen with physical distancing. 
Okotoks Skate ParkOPENOpen with restrictions and physical distancing protocols in place.
Public playground structures and outdoor fitness equipmentOPEN

We encourage residents to use parks and open spaces while maintaining physical distancing. Learn more

Alberta Health Services guidelines for playground safety.

Ball Diamonds and Playing FieldsOPEN

Open with physical distancing and other health protocols in place.  Sports teams will be able to play in-region only cohorts of up to 50 players. 

Guidelines for outdoor sports activities.

Outdoor Sport CourtsOPENNon-league singles tennis or pickleball will be permitted. Non-league doubles with members outside the same household is not allowed. 
BMX TrackCLOSED for season.With physical distancing and other health protocols in place.
Outdoor Park RestroomsThe following are OPEN: Sheep River, Riverside, Kinsmen and Off-Leash (upper parking lot) Parks and Operations Centre parking lot/BMX area.Facilities cleaned once daily.  Please use hand sanitizer upon entering and exiting.
Water Spray ParkCLOSED

Closed for the season.

Crescent Point Field HouseCLOSEDcpregionalfieldhouse.com

Municipal Facilities

Town FacilityStatusDetails
Municipal Centre

OPEN

Service also continues to be offered via phone, email and online. 
Hours and contact information
Okotoks Eco CentreOPENRegular hours 
Southridge Emergency Services/RCMPRESTRICTED ACCESSCall 403-995-6400 to speak directly with an RCMP employee.
Operations CentreCLOSEDClosed to the public. Services will continue to be available by phone, email, or online until further notice.
Okotoks Family Resource CentreRESTRICTED ACCESSOpen for service by phone, email, and appointment. Hours and contact information
Okotoks Art Gallery

CLOSED as of Dec. 13

With physical distancing protocols and new safety measures in place.

Okotoks Museum

CLOSED as of Dec. 13

With physical distancing protocols and new safety measures in place.
Rotary Performing Arts CentreCLOSED 
Okotoks Public Library

CLOSED

As of April 7, 2021. okotokslibrary.ca
Duvernay Field House (Dawgs Stadium)CLOSED 
Fire StationsCLOSEDNo general public access

Updated October 26, 2020

Mandatory Masks required for all indoor public spaces

As of October 26, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Okotoks reached 16,  which invokes the bylaw for mandatory masks in all indoor public spaces in Okotoks, effective immediately.  The bylaw will be in effect until actives cases are under 15 for 30 consecutive days. Learn more


Updated August 5, 2020

In response to the Alberta Government’s relaunch strategy, the second stage of the Town of Okotoks’ relaunch plan for public amenities began Friday, June 12. The Town continues to follow the direction of Alberta Health Services (AHS) and the guidelines provided with the provincial relaunch strategy. Amenities and facilities will continue to include health and safety measures and continued adherence to physical distancing rules. Refer to the chart below for details. Note: this list is subject to change.  

Recreation specific updates

The Town has a page dedicated to providing the latest information related to recreation and recreation facilities. COVID Recreation update page

Social Support & Resources

The Town has compiled social resources and information residents need to access during COVID-19. Click here

Business Resources

The Town has compiled a list of resources and information for local business support. Click here

Staying active, creative and connected

The Town has compiled an online curation of helpful tips and resources for residents to use anytime, anywhere. This is a one-stop-shop for ideas, resources and activities aimed at keeping residents active, connected and creative at home. Visit the online digital toolkit.


COVID-19 Self Assessment Tool

Do you think you might have COVID-19? Take online COVID-19 self-assessment to find out what to do. 


Where to find reliable information

Many people have questions about what is happening and how they can protect themselves. The Internet is full of information, but not all of it comes from a credible source. The following government organizations are reliable sources of information:

Helpful links

FAQs