Note: The reporting information below is for health care practitioner use only. If you are a member of the general public and need to report an adverse event following immunization, please call Health Link at 811 or contact your health provider.
Advise patients to contact you if they have an adverse event after immunization.
Report the adverse event to Alberta Health Services (AHS) Provincial AEFI Team
Complete and submit the AEFI report form.
If unable to complete the form, call 1-855-444-2324 (1-855-444-CDCI)
Note: The above report form and phone number are for Health Care Practitioners to report the adverse events of their patients/residents/clients only. If you are a Health Care Practitioner and needing to report your own adverse event, please call Health link (811).
There is a new law in Alberta.
As of December 17, 2018 any health care practitioner (HCP) who becomes aware of an adverse event following any immunization must report the event to the AHS Provincial AEFI Team.
Anything that meets the definition of an AEFI.
An AEFI is defined as an unfavourable health occurrence experienced by a patient that:
You have three days.
Adverse Events Following Immunization must be reported to the AHS AEFI team within three (3) days of the health practitioner determining or being informed that a patient has had an AEFI that has not yet been reported.
For additional information, please refer to the Adverse Events Following Immunization (AEFI) Policy for Alberta Immunization Providers.