Coronavirus information for clinics

The ACAC recognizes the concern the emerging public health threat novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is raising among chiropractors, their clinics and their patients. Please refer to communications from the College and use the below resources to help prepare. 

While these resources are updated regularly, they may not reflect all or the most recent changes for your area. As health professionals, it is your obligation to be informed of, and to uphold, all restrictions, bylaws, or other decisions that impact your clinic and the health and well-being of staff, patients and visitors. 

ACAC communications

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Business resources

Government of Canada

  • Managing your business during the COVID-19 outbreak A listing of resources for businesses, including financial support, loans, suppliers and more.
  • Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy The CERS provides direct support of up to 65 per cent of eligible expenses to tenants and property owners for qualifying organizations affected by COVID-19. There is an additional 24 per cent available for tenants and property owners through lockdowns. 
  • Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)  As a Canadian employer who has seen a drop in revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be eligible for a subsidy to cover part of your employee wages, retroactive to March 15. This subsidy will enable you to re-hire workers, help prevent further job losses, and ease you back into normal operations.
  • Economic Response Plan A listing of general resources and supports for individuals, businesses, sectors and more.
  • Black Entrepreneurship program (BEP):  BEP is a partnership between the Government of Canada, Black-led business organizations, and financial institutions. With an investment of up to $221 million over four years, it will help Black Canadian business owners and entrepreneurs grow their businesses and succeed now and into the future.

Government of Alberta 

Municipal governments

This municipal information may not be complete, nor cover any or all of what an Alberta municipality may be doing to support businesses. Please refer to your local municipal government website or other local information sources to see what may be available in your area.

Airdrie

Calgary

Edmonton

  • COVID-19 Support for Edmonton Businesses COVID-19 resources and information for businesses, assembled by the City of Edmonton.
  • Edmonton Economic Recovery Grant The Edmonton Economic Recovery Grant is available to help Edmonton businesses recover from COVID-19. It provides local businesses and business organizations with flexible funding in order to relaunch and strengthen their business models.

Grande Prairie

Lethbridge

Medicine Hat

Red Deer

St. Albert

Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

Non-profit support for small businesses

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