Health Information

Of those calling about a health concern:

 

48%

 

Need help finding the nearest immunization clinic? Wondering how to find a family doctor? Looking for a program to manage chronic disease or need to sign up for prenatal classes? Call Health Link for all your questions around where to go for health care and help navigating the health system.

The average wait time to talk to Health Link is just

1 min 39 sec

Speaking your language

Don’t worry if English isn’t your first language, Health Link can still help. Interpreters can quickly become a part of a three-way conversation with the caller and Health Link staff.

 

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If you need health advice or information call Health Link 24/7 by dialing 811 or visit www.MyHealth.Alberta.ca.

Health Link can still be accessed through the Canada-wide toll-free number, 1-866-408-5465. Outside of Alberta, this number should be used to reach Alberta’s Health Link services.

If you would like more information about the Health Link service please email us healthlink@albertahealthservices.ca.

 

 

 

Health Advice

From babies to seniors and everything in between, Health Link is an excellent resource to get you the health information you need.

Health Link also manages the health information available online at www.MyHealth.Alberta.ca.

36%

 

16%

 

were given advice to care for themselves at home.

were told to visit their doctor or another health care provider.

were advised to go to the nearest emergency department.

Finding Health Care

Health Link provides information to new parents about their child’s growth and development as well as common health concerns. If you have a child between 0 and 18 months and would like to sign-up for this free email subscription call Health Link today.

Contact

Health Link support is available in

different
languages.

200

5,200 emails

get sent from Health Link each month to new parents.

Do you have a health concern for yourself or a child? Call Health Link by dialing 811 for quick and easy advice from a registered nurse 24/7. They will ask questions, assess symptoms and determine the best care for you.

Albertans can now receive specialized dementia advice through Health Link. This service helps individuals and caregivers living with dementia, including those with Alzheimer’s disease.

Remember, in a medical emergency, always call 911 or visit the nearest emergency department.

New Number. Same trusted health advice.

The top three reasons people called Health Link last year:

1. Respiratory Problems

2. Contagious diseases

3. Trauma