Due to COVID-19, service times may vary. Call to confirm.
This Government of Alberta funded program assesses people for funding for benefits like wheelchairs, walkers, bathing equipment, wound supplies, and compression stockings.
Referrals are on a first-come, first-served basis.
If eligible, AADL is a cost-share program. Clients pay 25% of the cost up to maximum of $500 per family per benefit year (July 1 to June 30).
Low-income families can apply for cost exemption. Clients are 100% responsible for any upgrades.
Provides day procedures which include:
Also provides access to these clinics:
There may be a fee depending on the type of service (e.g., charge for a new cast).
Provides education to cyclists, school staff, recreation staff, parents, and community volunteers about why bicycle helmets are mandatory equipment for all cyclists under the age of 18 in Alberta and how to wear a helmet properly. More information and resources about bicycle and wheeled safety are available here.
Free service that supports breastfeeding mothers and mothers with breastfeeding issues due to:
Offered twice a year, usually in the spring and fall. Call your local Public Heatlh Centre for more information.
If you need assistance with your child safety seat, please refer to the child safety seat owner’s manual and the appropriate YES Test available at Health Link.
For more information on rear-facing / forward-facing car seats, booster seats and Transport Canada public notices on child restraint systems (recalls), visit our website.
Services include immunization and public health nursing.
Community Health Centres
Week: 2 out of every 10 weeks Time: 0800 – 1800 hours
The Mobile MRI visits the following locations: Hinton, Westlock, Cold Lake, Camrose and Lloydminster. Magnetic resonance imaging is a method of looking inside the body using magnetism and radio waves to produce clearer pictures of the head, spine, and other parts of the body. The MRI produces soft-tissue images and is used to distinguish normal, healthy soft tissue from diseased tissue.
Referral from physician required.
Wait times may vary as the Mobile MRI travels through each site. Please contact the site location for further information
The program provides navigation, education,support and information for families of children from birth to 5 years in many settings and locations; clinic, family's home (if needed), playgroups, and in the community.
Works with families concerned with their child's development and/or children at risk for developmental delays (premature birth, prenatal exposure to drugs or alcohol, diagnosed disability).
Once the referral is received, a letter is sent to the family telling them how long the wait will be. The wait list is reviewed every week. Priorities are decided by client needs. Families are encouraged to contact the Early Intervention Program if they need immediate help.
Pick-up Details:Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Drop-off Days:Monday to Wednesday
Before 2:00 PM
Drinking water, beaches and swimming pool water can be tested. Chemical water sampling testing is available and looks for common chemicals and trace metals found in water. Bacteria water sampling tests water samples for indicator bacteria to ensure water is safe.
For additional information,
Provides short-term loans of medical equipment for people who are recovering from surgery or need palliative care so they can live in their own homes. Equipment loans include:
A security deposit may be required.
In accordance with Alberta's Health Information Act, this is a service which enables the release of individually identifiable health information with or without the consent of an individual.
For health information, please contact the hospital or health care centre where you received treatment.
For detailed instructions, frequently asked questions and forms, please visit Access & Disclosure | Alberta Health Services.
A basic fee of $25.00 is applied to all requests which includes up to 20 pages depending on record format i.e. paper, electronic or microfilm record. Each additional page costs from .25 to .50 cents per page. Additional costs may apply. Fees are applied in accordance with the Health Information Act.
If you are unable to pay the fee, please submit evidence of financial hardship.
Provides community presentations on health promotion topics including:
Teaches individuals, organizations and communities about making healthy lifestyle choices by:
Provides nursing care and support which may include:
You will be contacted after you are discharged from the hospital to arrange an initial assessment
To access contact information and a list of services offered, select a hospital.
Search through a complete list of progams and services, or hospital and facility information with the following:
Each year, Alberta Health Services, Public Health reviews immunization records for students in grades 1, 6, and 9 to see what immunizations each student needs. A consent form is then sent home with an information sheet for each vaccine recommended for the student. No immunizations will be given in school without consent from a parent or legal guardian. Immunizations in this program include:
Students in Grades 1, 6, and 9.
An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.
The majority of teaching is one-to-one, however, group sessions may be offered to promote enhanced learning of clients. Nutrition information and resources can be found on Alberta health Services’ Healthy Eating Starts Here and at MyHealth.Alberta.ca
In the Outpatient Dietitian Counselling program, families work one-on-one with a registered dietitian (dietitian) trained in Pediatric Weight Management. The dietitian will help the family work on healthy eating and active living habits and set realistic goals that focus on creating a healthy lifestyle. Areas of focus include nutrition, physical activity, sedentary time and sleep.
The dietitian and the family’s healthcare provider work together to ensure the family is supported in achieving their health goals. They can also assist in connecting the family with other supports as needed, such as physical activity, mental health, and community services.
The program’s aim is to help families achieve a lifestyle that promotes healthy growth and development in their children.
For more information visit the Outpatient Dietitian Counselling website.
Available to children ages 2-4 years with a Body Mass Index (BMI) above the 97th percentile and children ages 5-17 years with a BMI above the 85th percentile.
Occupational therapists apply knowledge and skills to collaborate with, assess, empower, and enable clients to:
Occupational Therapy helps to solve the problems that interfere with a person's ability to do the things that are important to them.
Homecare Occupational Therapy services are only available to Alberta residents. Outpatient services may have out of province client restrictions. Contact site for further information.
Fees may apply for some services, call for more information.
This program offers:
Collaborates and interacts with healthcare service providers to provide clinical services and medications to patients in hospital and long-term care facilities.
a doctor's prescription is needed.
Supports women and families experiencing postpartum depression (PPD).
For more information visit our website at Prenatal – North Zone. Classes may be in the evenings or on Saturdays. Please be advised not all locations offer all services.
It is important to register early because class sizes are limited. The 2nd trimester is ideal for learning.
Fluoride varnish helps protect your child's teeth from tooth decay (cavities). It slows down decay already started.
Your child needs four fluoride varnish visits, six months apart, to best protect their teeth. Fluoride varnish is painted on your child's teeth. It takes less than one minute to apply. You can hold your child during the visit.
You can also ask any questions you may have about protecting your child's teeth.
If your child is diagnosed with asthma by a doctor, bring their quick reliever medication to the appointment. If your child feels anxious with dental visits it may trigger asthma symptoms.
This provincial prevention service is available across Alberta.
For more information and eligibility, visit our website: Preschool Oral Health Services
Low German interpretation is available in South and Central Zones.
Children between 12 and 35 months (1 and 2 years) old are eligible to start the program. For more information and eligibility, visit our website Preschool Oral Health Services
Note: For Calgary and area, eligibility is also based on family income.
Please call for hours as they vary depending on the availability of the respiratory therapist.
Physician Order Required for all but education, Tobacco Cessation.
Can be a physician order, or a respiratory Requisition form. Submitted via fax
Waiting period can be 1 - 8 weeks
Provides healthcare in schools.
Students in school.
North Zone Sexual & Reproductive Health Clinics are only seeing clients in clinic, for the following concerns:
Not all services are available at all locations. Contact each clinic to check what services they offer.
Everyone including all teens, young adults and clients with barriers to accessing service (e.g., no Alberta Health Care, low income, or English is not first language)
Services may include:
A doctor or other healthcare provider must send in a referral.
Services are for people who need help and may include:
Please contact the site to discuss eligibility requirements.
The waiting list varies by location. Please contact the site directly to inquire about wait times.
These services include:
Community Health Services staff, local RCMP and local traffic safety partners work together to improve the wear rates of seat belts and child safety seats and support safe driving.
Offers free tuberculosis (TB) skin testing to eligible Albertans. The Mantoux skin test is not recommended to diagnose TB.
Testing is done at public health centres throughout the province:
If you are not eligible for free testing but still need to be tested there will be a charge for the test.
For travel or work related TB testing contact the Travel Health Services in your area.
Wait times vary.
There is a charge for anyone not meeting the eligibility criteria.
Provides immunizations for babies and young children.
Services include information about:
New mothers are also offered postpartum depression screening.
For more information please visit Immunize Alberta.