Information for Commercial Carriers on COVID-19


Posted April 15, 2020   Print  Email

The Government of Alberta has taken additional steps to support commercial carriers as they continue to provide critical deliveries during the COVID-19 response. The essential services include such items as:

* Medical supplies and equipment related to the testing, diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19;

* Supplies and equipment necessary for community safety, sanitation and prevention of community transmission of COVID-19 such as masks, gloves, hand sanitizer, soap and disinfectants;

* Food, paper products and groceries for emergency restocking of distribution centers or stores;

* Immediate precursor raw materials - such as paper, plastic or alcohol - that are required and to be used for the manufacture of the above items;

* Fuel;

* Equipment, supplies and persons necessary to establish and manage temporary housing, quarantine and isolation facilities related to COVID-19;

For a complete list of all items, please visit this fact sheet: