The ACAO will continue to post updates on COVID-19 as new information emerges. Please check back regularly for new content.

May 4, 2020: The Government of Alberta has released guidelines to assist workplaces and business owners in the Alberta relaunch . View the guidelines here.

May 1, 2020: The Government of Alberta announced on April 30, 2020 that regulated health care practitioners will be allowed to re-open in early May as part of Stage 1 of Alberta’s Relaunch PlanView the ACAO guidelines for Re-Opening of health practices here

April 30, 2020: The Government of Alberta announced this afternoon that regulated health care practitioners will be allowed to re-open in early May as part of Stage 1 of Alberta’s Relaunch Plan. The ACAO will be publishing guidelines for practitioners, employers, and the public to support the return to full service. These guidelines will be available on the ACAO website and will be sent electronically to all members. Please visit the Government of Alberta’s COVID-19 webpage to view the announcement.

The Notice for Business and Employer/Employee Planning below contains information that may be helpful for employees and owners of optical practices. 

Please also visit our Practitioner page for the latest updates from Alberta Health and COVID-19 Guidelines for Practitioners. 

Please visit our Personal Protective Equipment page for more information about PPE guidelines and ordering PPE from the Government of Alberta.

Click here to download the ACAO Notice for Business and Employer/Employee Planning . (Last Updated April 30, 2020).