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.
Community Health Centre309 6 Street
Slave Lake Alberta
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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).
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:
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.
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.
Cares for people after they have day surgery procedures. If you need to be admitted to the hospital after your procedure, your surgeon will tell you.
Contact your family physician for more information.
Wait times depend on the type of surgery you need. If you have questions, call your family doctor.
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.
Statutory holidays open 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Walk-ins are accepted. Appointments can be booked from Monday to Friday.
Provides primary family healthcare programs and services with a focus on staying well, preventing chronic disease, and managing chronic diseases. Linked with other healthcare services and community services, FCCs (Family Care Clinics) are good for people who:
Check locations to see if Walk-Ins are accepted or if by appointment only.
Wait time depends on demand for service.
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.
Offers a selection of gifts, snacks, magazines, and toiletries for sale.
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.
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.
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:
This program provides support and health information to healthcare providers, Indigenous patients / clients and their families through personal visits. Specifically, this includes:
This service is available on-site in hospitals, public health centres and in the community. Upon request, staff can be present at hospital rounds, medical appointments and case conferences. This program will communicate with the healthcare team to ensure provision of culturally sensitive healthcare service.
Patient / client language interpretation service is also available upon request.
Patients and clients may also be asked about their healthcare experience to help ensure they receive the best possible healthcare.
Clients can self refer or be referred by family or friends.
First Nations (Status and Non-Status), Métis, and Inuit peoples and their families.
The program also:
Outpatient Collection site hours of operations:
Monday to Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Closed: Saturdays, Sundays and Statutory holidays.
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
Provides care for pregnant women who are low-risk and more than 36 weeks, which may include:
Cares for babies and provides breastfeeding support if needed.
Go to a community health centre in your area for any prenatal concerns and follow-up after you deliver your baby.
For more information, visit the Prenatal website.
Some services and key providers may not be available at all locations.
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 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).
Class is offered on Saturdays 4 times a year, March, June, September and December. Please phone to register.
Prenatal Information Sessions via Zoom once a month, information sessions are available through AHS public health.
Please be advised not all locations offer all services.
Prenatal Classes provide people with:
Classes are taught in groups by a community health nurse. Classes may be in the evenings or on Saturdays.
Public Health Nurses and Regional Dietitians are available at Community Health Services to answer questions about your pregnancy, diet and childbirth plans.
Prenatal Online Information
It is important to register early because class sizes are limited. The 2nd trimester is ideal for learning.
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
Admission to respite is Monday to Friday by 1:00 pm. Contact North Zone Placement to request respite admission.
Respite services provided at the facility are 24 hours.
Respite services provide caregivers a short period of rest or relief from their caregiving responsibilities. Overnight respite services are offered in a Continuing Care environment and organized through Home Care. A Home Care Case Manager can review respite options available.
Site specific, contact site directly for instruction on referral process.
Site specific, contact site directly for admission processes.
Site specific, contact site directly for information on cost.
Seniors may submit receipts to Alberta Seniors Benefits.
Provides healthcare in schools.
Students in school.
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.
Treats people with a wide variety of serious health issues (e.g., cardiovascular events, head injuries, drug overdoses).
Doctors referral or admission to the hospital.
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.
Community Health Services staff, local RCMP and the Office of traffic Safety work together to improve the wear rates of seat belts and child safety seats.
The Edmonton and Calgary clinics are currently closed.
If you are seeking immunization services, please contact a private travel health clinic, your doctor or local pharmacist.
If you are a post-secondary healthcare student seeking immunization and / or a tuberculin skin test for your healthcare training program, please contact your educational institution to confirm if provincially funded immunizations are available through this institution. Alternatively, you can contact a private travel health clinic, your doctor or local pharmacist to obtain immunizations for a fee.
Please note:ROUTINE CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATIONcontinues to be offered through community health centres / public health offices, at this time. Please call your local community health centre/public health office, for information.
Wait times vary for an appointment.
There are fees associated with Travel Services and may range from an average of $48.00 to $200.00 per person.
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.
Service available by appointment only.
Ultrasound is an imaging test that captures images of soft tissue organs, blood vessels and tissues using high-frequency sound waves (no radiation). Ultrasound is also known as sonography.
Not all tests are offered at all sites. Call the location for more information.
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.