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Programs & Services

Respiratory Health Program

This program provides respiratory assessment, treatment and education by referral from clinical departments.

Provides the North Zone with respiratory therapists (where possible) traveling to different communities. If your North Zone community is not listed below, please contact your nearest healthcare facility and you will be triaged to the most appropriate service.

Respiratory therapists:

  • are available to provide materials on asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD), and related diseases
  • provide community education, management, and support for individuals with respiratory conditions, including asthma, COPD, as well as education about smoking and smoking cessation
  • offer care planning development for the self-management of chronic respiratory diseases
  • include active client input into their disease process management, education, and determination of goals aimed at improving the quality of life, and enhancing the lung function of those who suffer from chronic obstructive lung diseases
  • provide in-services upon request.

Contact Details

Fort McMurray Public Health

113 Thickwood Boulevard
Fort McMurray, Alberta
T9H 5E5
Getting There

Public transportation available

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Service Providers May Include
educators, registered nurses (RNs), respiratory therapist(RTs)
Referral Needed

A referral is needed to make a care plan.

Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

A referral is needed to make a care plan. No referral is needed for education services.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations