Protect your child's teeth with free fluoride varnish. Start your child's visits early between 12 and 35 months (1 and 2 years) old.
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.
Low German interpretation is available in South and Central Zones.
Wheel chair access available.
Monday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.Tuesday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.Wednesday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.Thursday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.Friday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.
4212 55 Avenue
Smoky Lake Alberta
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On the northeast side of town, along Highway 28.
The focus of intervention is short term recovery. Clinicians help clients generate achievable goals for stabilization and change. Parental involvement is expected for children / youth unless a client is assessed as a mature minor. Services are available for children, youth, adults and older adults with addiction and / or mental health concerns. Clinicians work with individuals and families to identify goals of treatment as they relate to their moderate to severe addiction and / or mental health concerns. Addiction Services (clients with alcohol, tobacco, gambling, and / or other drug concerns) may include:
Mental Health Services may include:
Services may vary by location. Please call for more information.
Mental Health Referrals made immediately with Centralized Intake, however first time appointments may be on a wait period depending on demand for service at that time.
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).
Free service that supports breastfeeding mothers and mothers with breastfeeding issues due to:
Cafeteria services offer food and beverages at Alberta Health Services facilities. Catering services and vending machines are available at some sites. Each cafeteria services site team is dedicated to creating great food, inspiring healthy eating, and providing outstanding customer service to support the health of Albertans.
**Please note hours of operation may vary from site to site.
Food is available for purchase.
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
Continuing Care Access phone number available Monday to Friday 8:15 a.m. to 8:15 p.m. and Saturday, Sunday and Holidays 9:00 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.
Albertans who would like to schedule a visit at participating continuing care sites can visit Continuing Care Visitation Request. Visit the Alberta Health Services Continuing Care website for more information on services and resources.
Waiting times vary depending on the facility.
Continuing Care accomodation charges apply, please refer to the continuing care accommodation charges website for more 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.
If you have an emergency, call 911.
Emergency Department wait times are now available for Calgary, Edmonton, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat and Red Deer.
Get the right care when you need it, to learn more visit Know Your Options
This service may be impacted by the COVID pandemic. View the Hours of Operations to see if the location has been impacted. Visit https://ahs.ca/covid for up-to-date information.
We can’t predict how long you will need to wait in the emergency department. Patients are assessed (triaged) using a standard scoring system called the Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale (CTAS) to see how urgent their health needs are.
Pick-up Details:Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Drop-off Days:Monday - Tuesday
9:30 AM to 12:00 (noon)
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.
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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.
Offers care and treatment for health problems such as:
Contact healthcare centre for more information.
On-call service available 24-hours per day, 7-days per week.
General Radiography uses x-rays to produce images of the structures inside the body, particularly bones. X-ray beams can pass through the body, but they are absorbed in different amounts depending on the density of the material they pass through.
An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.
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.
Completes patient charts, collects data, data entry and coding, collects patient information, dictates notes, and transcribes inpatient and outpatient charts.
There is a fee for copies of health records.
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
The Continuing Care Access team has a 24/7 voicemail option
and operates the following hours:
Monday to Friday 8:15 am to 8:00 pm,
Saturday, Sunday and Statutory Holidays 8:15 am to 4:30 pm.
Home Care helps people who live at home and need support such as:
A case manager, who is usually a nurse, will meet with the clients and help decide what services will best support them.
Most services are covered for people with Alberta Health Care Insurance coverage, but there may be charges for services not covered by Alberta Health Care Insurance. Out of province clients looking for home care services in Alberta should inquire on any potential charges prior to obtaining services.
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:
This service provides routine immunization for adults. Suggested immunizations:
To find out which vaccines are recommended for you and to book an appointment for immunization, call your nearest community / public health centre. If you are not sure where your nearest community / public health centre is, you can call Health Link at 811. Bring any immunization records you have to the appointment, especially if you were immunized in another province or country.
For more general information about immunization go to ImmunizeAlberta.ca, Immunizations at myhealth.alberta.ca, or call Health Link.
Service targeted to:
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.
Outpatient Collection site hours of operations:
Monday to Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Walk ins accepted until 30 minutes before closing.
Closed Saturdays, Sundays and Statutory holidays.
Laboratory Services provides collection of blood and body fluids for tests ordered by your doctor or healthcare provider including a comprehensive range of routine and specialized lab testing and clinical consultations:
Note: Some locations may not offer the full range of testing. To confirm availability of a specific test, contact the location.
APL Booking Line: 1-877-702-4486 or book online.
Cleans acute and continuing care facilities according to standards set by Alberta Health and Wellness and Alberta Health Services (AHS) infection control.Services include:
Personal laundry fees in effect for long term care clients.
Provides clean or sterilized items for use in patient care including:
Call for information; availability of dietitian appointments vary.
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
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.
Patient Food Services overarching objectives are to:
PFS delivers more than 31,000 patient/resident meals each day within AHS facilities.
Patient Information is available 24/7 - calls are forwarded outside of office hours.
Services for the care and treatment of children up to 16 years by general practitioners and specialists. Children who need specialized services are referred to the appropriate service.
A doctor must refer.
Children up to age 16.
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.
Assesses people and uses exercises, ultrasound, laser, heat, mobilization, and acupuncture to treat health issues, including:
Waiting period is dependent on resources available at site as well as triage priority.
Fees may apply.
Supports women and families experiencing postpartum depression (PPD).
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
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.
Pap tests are not available at this location.
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.
Switchboard is answered 24/7. Oustide of office hours calls are forwarded.
These services include:
Therapeutic recreation is important to a person's quality of life. With this in mind, this service:
Referrals can be received from family physicians, Home Care, or other Allied Health professionals.
Service is targeted primarily for residents residing in continuing care and acute care patients waiting placement. Also available on a consultative basis only for individuals in the communities who require this service due to medical reasons.
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.