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. This facility is wheelchair accessible and has an elevator on site.
Please call clinic for hours of operation for this program.
31 Sunpark Plaza
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Parking: 5 hours free.
Surface Parking Lot.
The Alberta Healthy Living Program (AHLP) offers health education classes, self-management workshops, nutrition counselling and supervised exercise for adults living with chronic (long-term) conditions. All services are offered by Zoom, by phone, and / or in person. Health Education:Adults 18 years of age and older can learn how to manage chronic condition(s) or disease(s) with our health education classes. Some class topics include:
Search our Find Workshops and Classes table for a full list of classes available provincially. View our Education Guide for classes hosted by Calgary Zone.
Self-Management Workshops:The Better Choices, Better Health® - Chronic Pain and Better Choices, Better Health® - Chronic Disease workshops are for adults living with a chronic condition and / or chronic pain and their support people. These 6-week workshops offer participants the opportunity to learn about the following:
Visit website for more information.
Supervised Exercise Program:Do you have questions about how exercise can help you manage your chronic health condition? The Supervised Exercise Program will help you better understand the positive impact of exercise on managing your condition(s) and how to begin or modify an exercise program based on your symptoms and abilities. A healthcare professional will guide you through the program and help you develop strategies to overcome barriers to being physically active. You will be provided with opportunities to attend educational sessions, exercise in a supervised group setting, participate in health-coaching, and work on an action plan to continue exercising at home or in the community. Learn more about how our program can help you by watching this short video.In addition to our online offerings, some of our group exercise classes are offered in-person out of several locations around the City of Calgary. All participants must have at least one chronic condition and live in Calgary Zone to be eligible for these services. Visit our supervised exercise website if you do not live in Calgary Zone to learn about supervised exercise services available in your area.
Adults living with a nutrition-related health condition are eligible for nutrition counselling with a registered dietitian. Participants will be asked to attend a relevant health education class, if available, before booking a nutrition counselling appointment. Nutrition counselling appointments can be conducted either over the phone or in person.
Some health education classes in Punjabi, Mandarin, and Cantonese. Also offer nutrition counselling appointments in Punjabi, Hindi, Mandarin, and Cantonese. Please visit our website for more information.
Patients referred to Supervised Exercise must have a chronic condition, reside in the Calgary Zone, be attached to a family physician or nurse practitioner, are able to manage their health condition independently and able to actively participate in sessions. We offer both group exercise classes and health coaching. Those interested in group exercise must be able to communicate in English, be able to apply the principles shared in class, be able to transfer out of a chair and walk independently (with or without a walking aid) and able to attend most sessions. All patients referred to exercise must be evaluated for risk of cardiovascular, pulmonary, and metabolic disease and be medically stable.
An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.
Open Statutory holidays 7am - 3pm.
Provides ECGs to diagnose possible heart conditions. Cardiologists and the Internal Medicine department reviews the results and sends a report to the referring / ordering doctor.
Cashier services performs financial transactions, including the acceptance of payment for patient fees.
Evening appointments may be available on request.
The service offers a wide range of psychosocial assessment and family based treatment services to children 5 to 18 years with moderate to severe mental health issues. Therapy is short term, eposide care that is goal focused. Services include individual, family, and group therapy in a community clinic setting. Consultation with doctors and schools can occur if deemed necessary.
Between 5-18 with moderate to severe Mental Health.
Closed Statutory holidays.
Treatment offered for complex musculoskeletal conditions that may include:
The rehabilitation focus is on achieving client goals in improved functionality and independence, to enable return to work or meaningful activity. This will include one-on-one interventions, education, exercise, self-management strategies, and where appropriate, connection with other community resources.
Must be 18 years of age or older, medically stable, physically and cognitively able to participate in an active rehabilitation program.
Short term rehabilitation program for adults who recently experienced a neurological event or who have a neurological condition, who would benefit from an active rehabilitation program with an interdisciplinary team. Rehabilitation focus is to support clients in addressing their goals to improve function and independence or return to meaningful activity / roles. This may include:
Clients who are being referred to CAR for Neuro Rehabilitation must meet the following criteria:
You will receive a confirmation letter once your referral is accepted. You can expect a call to book your first appointment approximately 4 -12 weeks after your referral has been accepted, depending on the nature of your condition. You may be required to attend a virtual information session about CAR before your first appointment. The first appointment is typically in-person, however alternatives can be arranged as needed.
The program is time-limited, with a focus on the self-management of clients' chronic lung disease.
The following services may be offered in-person or virtually:
Multi-disciplinary, pulmonary rehabilitation program
topics include exercise safety, medications, energy conservation, relaxation techniques, oxygen therapy, personal directives, nutrition and other strategies for living with chronic lung disease.
Home exercise program
limited visits for assessment, individual home exercise prescription and education on the self-management of their lung disease is provided.
Airway clearance techniques
Client must meet all of the following criteria:
All referrals are screened for appropriateness and eligibility. Eligible patients are contacted directly with the first available appointment.
The Post COVID Rehabilitation stream requires individuals to have functional goals related to their new impairments and has a combination of group and individual interventions. The areas addressed within the program are cognitive impairment or brain fog; functional breathing not associated with pulmonary causes; fatigue and energy management; and illness adjustment and emotional wellness.
The primary goal of the program is to reduce episodic disability and severity of symptoms, and stabilize clients’ functional performance.
This is not a return to work program, as many clients are unable to meet occupational demands without relapse in symptoms or worsening of their condition.
The anticipated length of stay for patients who are actively involved is approximately 12 months, unless their symptoms stabilize sooner. Any pre-existing limitations may not be addressed by our team and may need to be managed by their primary care provider.
This service is for:
4 - 6 weeks.
Limited evening appointments available. Closed on weekends and Statutory holidays.
Services may include:
Adults 18 years and older with moderate to severe mental illness.
Services provided may include:
The family doctor and other caregivers are involved in the assessment and treatment plan.
This service does not offer crisis intervention.
Day treatment Services: Group therapy, for individuals experiencing anxiety and depression, psychiatry consultation also available.
SUILL: Three phase group based therapy for individuals seeking group work for substance use. Psychiatry consultation also available.
70 years and older with age-related mental health problems. Must be living in the community (private home, lodge, or group home).
An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking. Wait times vary on service provided.
Accessing this service has to specify request for psychiatric consultation when seeking one or more of the following:
Referral may be considerd for pesons age 65-69 if requiring psychiatric consultation and also are challenged with age related (geriatric) frailty or diseases (ie: dementia, advanced parkinsons, advanced cardio vascular disease)
Service targeted to clients:
Open two Saturdays a month from 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM. Call for more information.
Well Child Services: 2nd Floor, North Entrance
Community Health Centres provide a wide range of health services, which may include:
Contact our booking clerk between 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Clinics run at various times and locations all around the Calgary Zone.
Non-urgent referrals for asthma education. In person or virtual education appointments for children and their families with mild to moderate asthma that includes a customized Asthma Action Plan for every patient. A breathing exercise (simple spirometry) for children 6 years of age and older will be scheduled as required.
Children from 2 years to 18 years of age. Children 6 years of age and older may also have a breathing test (simple spirometry) as required.
Based on triage guidelines.
Wait time is dependent on triage.
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.
The Geriatric Consult Team - complete in-home comprehensive assessment for Home Care home bound clients.
Clients with complex medical functional decline, multifactorial or unexplained falls, near falls or symptoms that could lead to falls or a ER visit, medicaiton concerns / issues and cognitive decline with diagnostic challenges.
Adults over 65 years old. (Some exceptions made for younger clients)
24 hour underground parking (kiosk) metered street parking available.
It is an internal GMHCS service access by the GMHCS intake coordinator and / or the psychiatrists. STAT program invovlement is typically short term and 4-5 months.
Types of services delivered:
1. Further mental health assessment for:
2. Short Term Interim support between programs
3. Short Term Therapy (approximately 6 sessions)
4. Psychiatrist Consultation / Medication Review
Service targeted to:
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.
Provides hemodialysis treatments (a process where the client's blood is passed through a special filter that removes waste products and water). Most people need 3 treatments every week. Each treatment lasts 4 hours.
Open two Saturdays a month from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Call for more information.
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.
Alberta Health Services provides routine immunization for infants and children across Alberta. Immunizations are free of charge for infants and children who live in Alberta.Immunizations are recommended for infants starting at 2 months of age. Routinely recommended vaccines include: diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough), tetanus, polio, Haemophilus influenzae type b, hepatitis B, rotavirus, meningococcal, pneumococcal, measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chickenpox), and influenza.
For the routine immunization schedule, go to immunizealberta.ca.
Additional vaccines may be needed depending on your child’s health conditions or other risk factors.
Immunization is effective. Other than providing safe drinking water, no other health intervention works as well as immunization to reduce disease and death rates. Immunization protects whole communities. The more people who are fully immunized in a community, the safer everyone is.
Immunization is safe. It is much safer to get immunized than to get the diseases that vaccines protect against.
For more information, and to book an appointment, call your nearest community/public health centre. If you are not sure where your nearest community/public health centre is, call Health Link at 811. Bring your child’s immunization record to the appointment, especially if your child was 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 at 811.
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.
This site offers Walk-In & Appointment Services.
Monday to Friday: 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday Evening: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (Appointment Only)
Saturday, Sunday, Holidays: 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM
To book an appointment call the Patient Appointment Line at 403-770-5136, Monday to Friday: 8:00 AM-4:00 PM or online at www.albertaprecisionlabs.ca and clicking "Appointments" and then "Book Appointment".
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.
MRI scanners use strong magnetic fields and radiowaves to form images of the body. The technique is widely used in hospitals for medical diagnosis, staging of disease and for follow-up without exposure to ionizing radiation.
Used for many exams, including: head, spine, heart, bone / joints, and abdomen.
Phone access is available 8 am to 4 pm Monday to Friday, excluding Statutory holidays.
This community-based specialized service provides:
Eligibility in this program is possible if:
Other infants with health issues and under 2 months corrected age must be reviewed and accepted by the NTT team lead.
Open Monday - Sunday, by appointment only.
This program provides comprehensive screening for jaundice in the newborn in both hospital and community locations in Calgary. Identifying babies early and reliably provides a high level of safety for newborn infants and reassurance and convenience for parents.
As part of this program nurses in the hospital and community use a device called a Transcutaneous Jaundice Meter to measures how yellow the baby is. This device uses a flash of light and the procedure is accurate, safe, quick and painless. If the reading on the device is high, a blood test will be done.
Services provided for:
18 years and younger.
Services support the development of children and youth to participate in meaningful activities of daily life at home and in the community. We want to understand what's important to your child and family. Services are goal-driven; starting and continuing services is based on having functional reasons / goals for rehabilitation. Therapists will work with parents to provide the tools and strategies to apply in the context of their home and life. Therapy may look like 'play', depending on your child's age. We will work together so you and your child are supported to move to the next developmental stage or between providers and services. Services are provided by phone, zoom and some in person sessions as determined by your therapist. They may be in a group or one to one. Services provided are related to (neuro) developmental conditions and / or medical conditions. Social Work and Registered Dietitian services are available to support rehabilitation outcomes.
Occupational Therapy 0-18 years services children and their families with self - care; motor development and eating, feeding and swallowing.
Physiotherapy 0-18 years services children and their families with development and movement.
Speech Language Pathology 0-18 years services children and their families with communication and eating, feeding, and swallowing.
We work closely with our pediatric rehabilitation partners to ensure referrals go to the right place and services are offered within the most appropriate program.
Call the Intake line for information and appointment.
Speech Language Pathology, Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy: a broad range of health and developmental services are offered for children 0-5 years. Children and youth 6 to 18 years with significant change in their medical or (neuro) developmental condition, injury, medical intervention, surgery or illness.
By appointment only.
Able to use translation services.
Families with newborn infants 0 to 2 months old who live in Calgary
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
This service offers:
School communities (students, staff and families) in the Calgary Zone requiring routine school immunization, health promotion, disease and injury prevention.
Services are offered to eligible schools and may include:
A child diagnosed with asthma must have their short acting asthma reliever medication with them to receive service.
Alberta Health Services (AHS) health zones partner with schools in low income neighborhoods to provide preventive dental services at school.
Clinic is closed on Statutory holidays and long weekends.
Nurse only clinic hours: (no doctor available)
Monday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PMTuesday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PMFriday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Nurse clinic is for:
If you require a new prescription or physical exam, please come in the afternoons when a doctor is at clinic.
Urban Calgary Sexual & Reproductive Health Clinics offer the following services:
*These services generally require a pre-booked appointment ( in-person or phone consultation )
We are a youth-friendly clinic and will see people that fit into one or more of the following categories:
Eligibility for The Summit: Marian & Jim Sinneave Centre for Youth Resilience, opening 04 April 2023. People 24 years and younger.
Eligibility for Okotoks Health and Wellness clinic: All teens and young adults and any person with barriers to service (e.g., no Alberta Health Care, low income, or English is not first language).
A single session of therapy can support individuals needing support with a particular concern or issue. Therapists may consult with one another to provide a collaborative approach. This service utilizes a teaching and consultative model and may have other therapists observing the session. This service does not offer mental health assessment or medication review. There is no access to psychiatry.
Submission of the Risk Assessment form by a health care professional is required to determine a child's eligibility for palivizumab. Risk Assessment forms available on the RSV Prevention Risk Prevention Program website.
Children under the age of 2 with underlying medical conditions considered high risk for severe RSV disease.
These services include:
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.
Urgent Care is open 365 days a year.
Urgent care services are for people who have unexpected but non-life-threatening health concerns that usually require same-day treatment. Some examples include broken bones, sprains, lacerations, asthma, dehydration, pain and infections.
All patients are seen according to the urgency of their health condition, with the sickest patients being seen first.
For more information please call Health Link by dialing 811
In case of emergency dial 911
Patients are triaged and seen in order of medical priority.
This location offers both assessment and single-session therapy.
Urgent mental health services are available with no appointment through the Urgent Care department. Individuals need to go through triage and register with Urgent Care. Please note there is no psychiatrist on call and clinicians are not able to make medication changes.
Urgent Mental Health conditions may include:
Hours and services may vary by location. Please select the location you are seeking to determine hours and whether both mental health assessment and single session therapy are offered.
The waiting period is dependent on the demand for service.
Our volunteer roles share a commitment to improving the quality of the patient and family experience.
For general information about volunteering with AHS please visit our website.
Alternate Saturdays, except holiday weekends, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
Provide appointments for:
There are 20 Community Health Centres (7 urban and 13 rural) across the Calgary Zone.
Families with infants and / or children aged 2 months to 5 years of age requiring routine well child appointments.