During the September 23, 2021 COVID-19 update, Dr. Hinshaw provided clarity regarding the new COVID-19 Alberta Health Daily Checklist (see Illness/Self Screening Practices) and the Guidance for Schools (K-12) document (attached) was updated to reflect the new measures introduced September 16, 2021.
September 16, 2021, Alberta declared a state of public health emergency and implemented new measures to “protect the health care system, stop the spread of COVID-19, and increase vaccination rates”.
The 2021-2022 School Year Plan has been updated to reflect these new mandatory health measures.
Read the full 2021-2022 School Year Plan
Updated: 15 October 2021
Government of Alberta – Staying Safe and Healthy this School Year - https://www.alberta.ca/k-12-learning-during-covid-19.aspx
COVID-19 information for K-12 Schools and School Buses (Updated September 20, 2021) - This guidance is intended to support school and school authority leaders in reducing opportunities for transmission of COVID-19 in schools under the 2021-22 School Year Plan.
Children under 18 years of age, including all students who attend Kindergarten through Grade 12 and high school students over 18 years of age, must complete the Alberta Health Daily Checklist for Children under 18 before going to school, child care or other activities.
School staff and visitors must review the Alberta Health Daily Checklist to determine if they may enter a school.