Alberta Wildfires Emergency Alert

Fort McMurray remains under a mandatory evacuation order. A provincial state of emergency has been declared (more information). 

Updates from Alberta Health Services will be posted on our Wildfire Resources page. Updates from the Alberta government will be posted on their emergency page.

Visit Alberta Emergency Alerts to sign up for alerts and download the app.

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Health Link

If you have a health concern or you’re not sure where to go for help, speak to a nurse on this free, round-the-clock, telephone advice and health information service:

Dial 811

Family Doctor

Your best option for on-going health needs, most family doctors are part of a Primary Care Network (groups of health professionals working together to coordinate your health care). To find a family doctor:

Dial 811

Urgent Care Centres

Extended hour access for unexpected, non-life-threatening health concerns, such as broken bones, pain, infections and cuts.

Ambulatory Care Centres

Immediate attention for urgent, but non-life-threatening conditions, including sudden illness or injuries.

Family Care Clinics

Extended hours care, especially for those who need a family physician, have chronic diseases, or have addiction or mental health needs.

Community & Public Health Centres

Services including: prenatal, health promotion, disease and injury prevention, and more.

This website is a single place for you to go to find trustworthy health information and useful health tools, including a symptom checker.


Renew prescriptions, assess minor condition symptoms, offer treatment or refer you to the most appropriate treatment location.

Walk-In Clinics

Many offer extended hours helping with concerns such as sprains, ear infections and flu symptoms.

Emergency Departments

For those who are seriously ill or injured. Patients with potentially life-threatening conditions should immediately phone 911.