Restrictions Exemption Program FAQs

In response to the Alberta Government’s COVID restrictions, the Jerry Forbes Centre has implemented the Restrictions Exemption Program, the following entrance requirements effective September 20, 2021, for any person aged 12 and older:

  • Proof of COVID vaccination – completed two doses, or
  • Proof of single COVID vaccination will be accepted between Sept 20 and Oct 25 if received 2 weeks before the time of entry into the building. Double doses required thereafter October 25 or
  • Documentation of medical exemption or
  • Proof of a negative PCR or rapid test within 72 hours of coming to Santa's Depot. (Tests from AHS or Alberta Precision Laboratories not allowed)

Please note that Santa's Depot is currently open by appointment only. Call 780-428-8697 to arrange an appointment time

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Anyone entering Santa's Depot must wear a properly fitting mask or face covering and complete a COVID Fit to Work Form
  • Proof of COVID vaccination – completed two doses, or
  • Proof of single COVID vaccination will be accepted between Sept 20 and Oct 25 if received 2 weeks before time of entry into building. Double doses required thereafter October 25 or
  • Documentation of medical exemption or
  • Proof of a privately paid negative PCR or rapid test within 72 hours of building access. (Tests from AHS or Alberta Precision Laboratories not allowed)
 

No, not at this time 

No, Santas will not be maintaining any personal medical information in our files. This means volunteers will need to show their proof of vaccination status before every shift

If we have opportunities available for children under age 16, children under 12 years old are exempt from showing proof of vaccination

All PCR or rapid negative tests and the costs associated are the responsibility of the volunteer. These must be completed with 72 hours of coming to Santa's Depot

  • All incoming donations are quarantined for 72 hours before sorting
  • Santa's Depot is currently open by appointment only - please call 780-428-8697 to book an appointment
  • All workstations are sanitized between volunteers
  • Workstations are spaced 6 feet apart to allow for physical distancing