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Alberta Wildfires Emergency Alert

Areas of Northern Alberta remain under mandatory evacuation orders or alerts. For details on affected communities visit Alberta Emergency Alert.

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.

Injury Prevention & Safety
Information for Schools & Teachers


  • Injury is the leading cause for emergency department visits for children and youth between 5 and 19 years old.
  • Common causes of hospitalization for 1 to 19 year olds, include falls, transportation and suicide.
  • For children ages 0  – 14 fall injuries is the leading cause of emergency department visits and hospitalizations is a result of fall injuries.
  • For youth ages 15 - 19 being struck by an object is the leading cause of emergency department visits.
  • Transportation is the leading cause of injury death for children and youth between ages 1-14 and suicide is the leading cause of hospitalizations and death for youth ages 15 - 19 years of age.