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Programs & Services


Community Health Centres

Community Health Centres offer a variety of services and programs for all ages that help communities maintain and improve their health by working with them to create healthy and supportive environments.

Provide people with information to make healthy choices, and opportunities to learn from and support each other to improve their quality of life. Community - based health programs can be accessed through any Community Health Centre (public health site).

Community based health programs work in the community to protect, promote, prevent, rehabilitate, support, and treat. The following services are available directly or through referral by contacting any Community Health Centre in the Central Zone:

  • clinics and Immunization
  • environmental public health
  • immunization clinics including influenza and international travel
  • ostomy clinics
  • mobility clinics such as walkers
  • education, consultation & counselling
  • genetics counselling
  • seniors' support and counselling
  • mental health counselling
  • nutrition consultation
  • breastfeeding counselling
  • oral health consultation
  • school programs for health promotion
  • sexual health consultation
  • food safe, water analysis
  • asthma education
  • tobacco reduction
  • injury prevention
  • addiction services - information, prevention and treatment
  • oral health services
  • early intervention program services

Support and Allied Health services include:

  • public health inspections
  • public health nursing and home care services
  • pediatric rehabilitation and outreach services (e.g. occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech language pathology, audiology services)
  • palliative care
  • follow up and support for moms and early discharged newborns
  • continuing care placement coordination
  • home IV therapy
  • communicable disease control
  • Alberta Aids to Daily Living
  • respiratory services
  • hospital discharge planning
  • healthy communities facilitation

Access
Service Providers May Include
early intervention program workers, environmental public health inspectors, health promotion facilitators, occupational therapists (OTs), pediatric audiologists, physiotherapists, recreation therapists, registered dental assistants, registered dental hygienists, registered nurses (RNs), social workers, speech-language pathologists (SLPs),
Eligibility

Varies, depending on service required.

Referral Needed

Referrals are required for some programs. Clients should call the local Community Health Centre (Public Health site) for details.

Service Access

Call for information


Fees

There are fees for some of the health services offered and clients are advised of fees when calling the Community Health Centre (Public Health site).

Fee reductions offered for some services, depending on the program/service.


Service Locations