04 May 2020 – Non-essential health services may resume

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Reopening offices, businesses, institutions, and operations
Level of Jurisdiction: Alberta
Lead People/Agency: Chief Medical Officer of Health

Overview: Order 16-2020: This order allows non-essential health services to resume being provided to Albertans with the belief that COVID-19 transmission risk can be mitigated by following public health guidance. Each college established under the Health Professions Act must release COVID-19 guidelines and provide them to members of the college and the Chief Medical of Health who may make changes to the guidelines to ensure they reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19.
Full details here: https://open.alberta.ca/dataset/2a615f78-aa9e-48d9-a323-9f2c08b07667/resource/fcca7551-9a32-4ec0-9545-aa5163f8a284/download/health-cmoh-record-of-decision-cmoh-16-2020.pdf

Type of Justification: No justification given