Provides routine immunizations to students in Grades 1, 6, and 9 in school.
Students in Grades 1, 6, and 9
Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.
Service is provided in the school setting or by appointment
Wheel chair access available.
Public Health Centre4212 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 or refer to the Routine Referral Process and Additional Service Details sections on the site specific page on the Alberta Referral Directory.
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:
Call a healthcare centre in your area for more information.
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:
Fees may apply for breast pumps
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.
Depending on what service is being accessed.
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.
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 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:
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:
Outpatient Collection site hours of operations:
Monday to Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Closed Saturdays, Sundays and Statutory holidays.
Testing Laboratory hours of operation:
Monday - Friday, 7:15 AM - 5:15 PM.
Saturday, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM.
For information on service restrictions or to book an appointment, visit APL Appointments & Booking.
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.
Cleans acute and continuing care facilities according to standards set by Alberta Health and Wellness and Alberta Health Services (AHS) infection control.
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
Offers occupational therapy to help people who have brain injuries, strokes, heart disorders, or serious injuries learn new ways to do their work, leisure, and day-to-day activities.
This service also:
Fees may apply for some services, call for more information.
Offers learning sessions for people who have received tickets for not using a car seat correctly. In the 1-hour session, people:
This service is called Option 4 because it gives people a fourth option for dealing with their ticket.
Have been issued a ticket for incorrect use or non-use of a carseat.
The Option 4 education session is offered 3 to 4 times a year.
Offers compassionate support and response to patients, residents, families, and healthcare providers in time of need while respecting the person's faith, religion, and practice.
Services may include:
Patient Food Services overarching objectives are to:
PFS delivers more than 31,000 patient/resident meals each day within AHS facilities.
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).
Provides healthcare in schools.
Students in school.
Pap tests are not available at this location.
Effective June 25, 2020, North Zone Sexual & Reproductive Health Clinics are only seeing clients in clinic, for the following concerns:
Please phone the clinic before coming in.
If in the past 14 days, you have:
IF YES to any of the above, DO NOT come to clinic. Go to ahs.ca/covid19 and complete the self-assessment. Anyone who has symptoms, including cough, runny nose, fever or sore throat, must self-isolate for 14 days. Please do not visit a hospital, doctor's office, lab or health care facility without consulting Health Link (811).
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)
A doctor or other healthcare provider must send in a referral.
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. With the exception of Edmonton, you would contact the Immunization Business Unit to have school or work-related TB skin testing done.
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 visitImmunize Alberta.