Residents invited to share views about healthcare at public meeting hosted by Wood Buffalo Health Advisory Council

Friday, December 21, 2018

FORT MCMURRAY - Local and area residents are invited to attend a public meeting on January 16 to sha... Read more

Mental health and wellness resources for the holidays

Monday, December 17, 2018

The holiday season can be a joyful time but it can also bring challenges that lead to stress and anx... Read more

Collective agreement reached with AUPE Auxiliary Nursing

Friday, December 14, 2018

EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services (AHS) has ratified a three-year collective agreement with the Alb... Read more

New advisory council to focus on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is launching a new Provincial Advisory Council early next year that wi... Read more

Candy Cane Campaign to spread cheer and safety tips

Friday, December 7, 2018

GRANDE PRAIRIE – Alberta Health Services’ Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and health promotion depa... Read more

Chinook Regional Hospital surgery program earns international commendation

Monday, December 10, 2018

LETHBRIDGE – Chinook Regional Hospital is one of 83 hospitals worldwide — and the only hospital in A... Read more

AHS accepting toys as payment for parking tickets

Monday, December 10, 2018

Edmonton Toys for Tickets campaign runs until December 21.... Read more

AHS accepting toys as payment for parking tickets

Monday, December 10, 2018

Calgary - Toys for Tickets campaign runs until December 21.... Read more

UAH neurosurgery program boosted by Gamma Knife

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Hundreds of patients benefiting from scalpel-free brain surgery in Edmonton.... Read more

Renderings of child youth mental health centre unveiled

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Architectural renderings were unveiled today of a new centre for child and adolescent mental health... Read more

New smartphone application supports cancer patients

Thursday, November 29, 2018

A free smartphone application is now available to support cancer patients and their families through... Read more

New Indigenous artwork unveiled at RDRHC

Monday, November 26, 2018

Patients visitors and staff at Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre (RDRHC) have a new opportunity to e... Read more

Residents 55 and up invited for Grand Ole evening of fun

Monday, November 26, 2018

Local and area residents ages 55 and up are invited to attend the fourth annual Grand Ole YMM Opry C... Read more

Installation begins on new X-ray machine in Mayerthorpe

Monday, November 26, 2018

Installation began November 19 2018 on a new X-ray machine at the Mayerthorpe Healthcare Centre.... Read more

Central drug production facility confirmed for Edmonton

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Land has been obtained in northwest Edmonton for the construction of a new central drug production f... Read more

Emergency department renovations complete

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Residents of Wainwright and surrounding areas will benefit from enhanced access to emergency care an... Read more

Renovation of local emergency department set to begin

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Construction begins this week to add improved treatment spaces... Read more

Pre-demolition work underway this month at care centre wing

Friday, November 16, 2018

Work is underway to prepare for demolition of the vacated south wing at the Dr. Cooke Extended Care ... Read more

Pre-demolition work underway at Red Deer Nursing Home

Friday, November 16, 2018

Site of vacated facility expected to be used for new 65-unit seniors lodge... Read more

AHS reaches agreement with Alberta Union of Provincial Employees General Support Services

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Alberta Health Services ratified three-year agreement with Alberta Union of Provincial Employees Gen... Read more

Construction begins on new youth detox facility

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Alberta Health Services building in Red Deer to house the Protection of Children Abusing Drugs progr... Read more

Alberta breast cancer patients experiencing improved care

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

AHS initiative reduces wait time for treatment, increases same-day mastectomies.... Read more

Flu clinic info now on Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

EDMONTON – Up-to-date Alberta Health Services (AHS) influenza immunization clinic information is now... Read more

AHS promotes National Addictions Awareness Week

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Several events planned in Grande Prairie later this month.... Read more

Gastrointestinal illness circulating in Edmonton Zone

Friday, November 9, 2018

Residents reminded to take precautions to reduce spread of illness.... Read more

Residents invited to share views about healthcare at public meeting hosted by Wood Buffalo Health Advisory Council

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

FORT MCMURRAY– Local and area residents are invited to attend a public meeting on November 21. ... Read more

Upgraded MRI machine operational at Northern Lights

Monday, November 5, 2018

FORT McMURRAY – Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) services resumed today at the Northern Lights Regio... Read more

Residents invited to share views about healthcare at public meeting hosted by Lesser Slave Lake Health Advisory Council

Monday, November 5, 2018

Slave Lake – Local and area residents are invited to attend a public meeting on November 19. This is... Read more

Red Deer hospital launches veteran recognition program

Monday, November 5, 2018

RED DEER — Veterans receiving care at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre are having their service... Read more

Health clinic adds morning, afternoon appointment slots

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Evening clinics adjusted to provide more staffing during busiest times.... Read more

Philanthropists donate $10M to urology research, care

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

AHS renames health facility the Dianne and Irving Kipnes Urology Centre.... Read more

Board Chair appointed for Alberta Public Laboratories

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services (AHS) today appointed Dr. Lorne Tyrrell as Chair of Alberta Publi... Read more

New CT scanner offers more detailed images faster scans

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Aging equipment replaced with state-of-the-art diagnostic tools... Read more

Sick or treat? Let your costume be the only scary thing

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

With Halloween one day away this time of year can be spooky but influenza can be really scary.... Read more

Residents invited to share views about healthcare at public meeting hosted by Tamarack Health Advisory Council

Friday, October 26, 2018

Local and area residents are invited to attend a public meeting on November 8.... Read more

Tofield Health Centre heliport to reopen

Friday, October 26, 2018

The heliport at Tofield Health Centre is scheduled to reopen Sunday Oct 28... Read more

Inappropriate access incidents prompt patient notifications

Friday, October 26, 2018

CALGARY – Following the conclusion of a privacy investigation, AHS is notifying 178 Albertans that t... Read more

Workshops focus on sexual gender minority inclusion

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Local and area residents are invited to attend a free community workshop about inclusive health and ... Read more

Residents invited to share views about healthcare at public meeting hosted by Lakeland Communities Health Advisory Council

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Local and area residents are invited to attend a public meeting on November 7... Read more

AHS influenza immunization program begins Monday

Friday, October 12, 2018

Starting Oct. 15 Albertans have the opportunity to protect themselves and others against influenza t... Read more

Christmas stocking project looking for volunteers

Thursday, October 11, 2018

The annual Operation Christmas Stocking project at Chinook Regional Hospital is in need of volunteer... Read more

Installation begins on upgraded MRI machine

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Installation begins this week on a new magnetic resonance imaging scanner at the Northern Lights Reg... Read more

AHS seeks new members for Wisdom Council

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Alberta Health Services is currently seeking Indigenous Albertans to become members of the Wisdom Co... Read more

New family physician now practising in Valleyview

Thursday, October 4, 2018

VALLEYVIEW – Local residents have increased access to primary care with the arrival of a new family ... Read more

Planning together for a healthier future

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Community physician voices helping shape healthcare services in central Alberta... Read more

New family physician now practising in High Prairie

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Local residents have increased access to primary care with the arrival of a new family physician now... Read more

New family physician practising in Westlock Barrhead

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Local residents have increased access to primary care with the arrival of a new family physician.... Read more

Queen Elizabeth II Hospital Parking Services office relocates

Thursday, September 27, 2018

GRANDE PRAIRIE — The Alberta Health Services Parking Services Office at the Queen Elizabeth II Hospi... Read more

Public invited to learn about breast cancer options

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

EDMONTON – Local residents with questions about breast cancer and available options are invited to a... Read more

Volunteers needed to assist leading six-week workshop series

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Volunteers needed to lead a free AHS workshop series designed to help Albertans develop skills to li... Read more

Public invited to share views about local healthcare delivery

Friday, September 21, 2018

Local and area residents are invited to attend a meeting of the Greater Edmonton Health Advisory Co... Read more

Public invited to share views about local healthcare delivery

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Feedback welcome at meeting of Palliser Triangle Health Advisory Council... Read more

Early literacy program expanding to the Stollery NICU

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

EDMONTON — The Stollery Children’s Hospital and the Edmonton Public Library (EPL) are partnering to ... Read more

Albertans invited to learn about dementia, supports - Calgary

Monday, September 17, 2018

CALGARY — Albertans and their families can learn about dementia and how Alberta Health Services (AHS... Read more

Albertans invited to learn about dementia, supports - Edmonton

Monday, September 17, 2018

EDMONTON — Albertans and their families can learn about dementia and how Alberta Health Services (AH... Read more

Public invited to meeting of local Health Advisory Council

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

TABER – Local and area residents are invited to share their thoughts on local healthcare delivery an... Read more

Residents invited to learn more about addiction and mental health services at Peace Health Advisory Council session

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

GRANDE PRAIRIE –Local and area residents are invited to attend a public information session on Tuesd... Read more

Residents invited to public meeting hosted by True North Health Advisory Council

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

PADDLE PRAIRIE – Local and area residents are invited to attend a public meeting on September 26th. ... Read more

New day program for youth launched in the North Zone

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

GRANDE PRAIRIE – A new day program for youth has been launched for the residents of Grande Prairie a... Read more

Local public health services resuming later this week

Monday, September 10, 2018

REDWATER – Alberta Health Service (AHS) is restoring local public health services starting Thursday,... Read more

AHS promotes World Suicide Prevention Day on Sept. 10 - Central Zone

Monday, September 10, 2018

CENTRAL ZONE — Monday, Sept. 10 marks World Suicide Prevention Day, an internationally recognized ev... Read more

Residents invited to public meeting hosted by Lesser Slave Lake Health Advisory Council

Friday, September 7, 2018

High Prairie – Local and area residents are invited to attend a public meeting on September 17th.... Read more

AHS promotes World Suicide Prevention Day on Sept. 10 - North Zone

Friday, September 7, 2018

NORTH ZONE – Monday, Sept. 10 marks World Suicide Prevention Day, an internationally recognized even... Read more

Residents invited to public information session hosted by Tamarack Health Advisory Council

Friday, September 7, 2018

WHITECOURT – Local and area residents are invited to attend a public information session on Saturday... Read more

AHS Promotes World Suicide Prevention Day - South Zone

Friday, September 7, 2018

SOUTH ZONE – September 10 marks World Suicide Prevention Day, an internationally recognized event de... Read more

Residents invited to public meeting hosted by Wood Buffalo Health Advisory Council

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

ANZAC – Local and area residents are invited to attend a public meeting of the Wood Buffalo Health A... Read more

Local heliport temporarily closed for upgrades

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

SMOKY LAKE — The heliport at the George McDougall-Smoky Lake Healthcare Centre is being temporarily ... Read more

Emergency Department at Misericordia Community Hospital now fully repaired following water leak

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

EDMONTON — The Emergency Department at the Misericordia Community Hospital is fully repaired and all... Read more

Work begins on future site of community health centre

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

LACOMBE — Construction begins today on a new health centre that will bring a wide range of community... Read more

Virtual reality for wound care patients a Canadian first

Thursday, August 30, 2018

CALGARY – Patients undergoing wound care procedures at the Rockyview General Hospital are now using ... Read more

Residents invited to share views about healthcare at public meeting hosted by Lakeland Communities HAC

Thursday, August 30, 2018

ATHABASCA– Local and area residents are invited to attend a meeting of the Lakeland Communities Heal... Read more

Cold Lake Healthcare Centre heliport temporarily closed for repairs

Monday, August 20, 2018

COLD LAKE — The heliport at Cold Lake Healthcare Centre will be temporarily closed for repairs, begi... Read more

Emergency care to reopen at Misericordia Community Hospital on Friday morning (August 24) - Updated August 23

Thursday, August 23, 2018

EDMONTON — Emergency services will reopen at the Misericordia Community Hospital at 7:30 a.m. on Fri... Read more

Installation begins today on replacement CT scanner

Friday, August 17, 2018

FORT McMURRAY – Installation begins today on a new computed tomography (CT) scanner at the Northern ... Read more

Newly recruited family physician accepting new patients

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

FAIRVIEW — A new local family physician – Fairview’s fourth – is now accepting patients.... Read more

AHS program offers support for grieving individuals

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

DRAYTON VALLEY — Local residents grieving the death of a loved one can learn coping techniques by at... Read more

New supportive living residence now open in Smoky Lake

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

SMOKY LAKE — A new supportive living residence is helping to meet Smoky Lake’s growing and changing ... Read more

Provincial lab announces first CEO and official name

Thursday, July 26, 2018

EDMONTON – The Board of Alberta Health Services (AHS) has appointed Craig Ivany as CEO of Alberta’s ... Read more

Permanent dialysis clinic opens at local healthcare centre

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

WHITECOURT – A permanent dialysis clinic inside the Whitecourt Healthcare Centre opens today, expand... Read more

AHS taking steps to limit impact of targeted phishing scam

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services (AHS) has been targeted by a phishing scam that has impacted a sm... Read more

Bat in Jasper National Park tests positive for rabies; protect yourself from rabies

Friday, July 20, 2018

JASPER – Alberta Health Services and Parks Canada have confirmed that a bat captured in Jasper Natio... Read more

Albertans reminded to protect themselves from West Nile virus infection

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

NORTH ZONE – Alberta Health Services is reminding Albertans to take precautions necessary to protect... Read more

Construction to begin in lobby of Didsbury District Health Services

Friday, July 13, 2018

DIDSBURY – Patients, staff and the public will be required to use a temporary main entrance to Didsb... Read more

Albertans reminded to protect themselves from West Nile virus infection

Thursday, July 12, 2018

EDMONTON ZONE – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is reminding Albertans to take precautions necessary t... Read more

Heliport at Cold Lake Healthcare Centre reopens

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

COLD LAKE — The heliport at Cold Lake Healthcare Centre has reopened and is fully operational.... Read more

Albertans reminded to protect themselves from West Nile virus infection

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

CALGARY – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is reminding Albertans to take precautions necessary to prot... Read more

Practice summer safety during the Calgary Stampede

Thursday, July 5, 2018

CALGARY – Emergency Medical Services (EMS) with Alberta Health Services reminds residents and visito... Read more

Potential tuberculosis exposure no risk to general public

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

LETHBRIDGE - Alberta Health Services has today hand-delivered notification letters to 55 individuals... Read more

Inaugural recipients of Kaye Fund Competition announced

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

EDMONTON – Seven recipients are receiving a total of $700,000 to support research projects and quali... Read more

Ground breaks on Vulcan hospital expansion

Friday, June 29, 2018

VULCAN — Alberta Health Services and the Vulcan County Health and Wellness Foundation broke ground o... Read more

Albertans reminded about summer ATV safety

Friday, June 29, 2018

Ahead of the Canada Day long weekend and National Injury Prevention Day on July 5, Alberta Health Se... Read more

Patients and public asked to use new entrance after hours

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

WAINWRIGHT – A new after-hours entrance to the Wainwright Health Centre emergency department will be... Read more

Albertans reminded to protect themselves from West Nile virus infection

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

CENTRAL ZONE – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is reminding Albertans to take the precautions necessar... Read more

Local emergency department redesign unveiled

Friday, June 15, 2018

Renovations to begin this fall at Lacombe Hospital and Care Centre... Read more

AHS team to improve healthcare for homeless population

Friday, June 15, 2018

FORT McMURRAY – A new local healthcare team is hitting the streets to deliver a wide range of servic... Read more

AHS hosts events for National Indigenous Peoples Week

Thursday, June 14, 2018

RED DEER – Canadians will be recognizing the diverse cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis comm... Read more

Alberta Health Services warns public about text scam

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is warning the public about a text scam involving the use of the organ... Read more

New online tool to help Albertans understand health system

Monday, June 11, 2018

CALGARY — The first module of Healthcare 101 – a new online information series – is now available to... Read more

AHS ranked among best in world for integration of care

Friday, June 8, 2018

EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services (AHS) has been identified as being one of the top five most integ... Read more

Public invited to share views about local healthcare delivery

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Feedback welcome at meeting of Yellowhead East Health Advisory Council... Read more

Tofield Health Centre heliport temporary closure extended during hospital maintenance

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

TOFIELD – The temporary closure of the heliport at Tofield Health Centre will be extended to allow f... Read more

Open House for staff and public on Norwood Re-development Project

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services (AHS), Alberta Infrastructure (AI) and CapitalCare will host an o... Read more

Dialysis treatment now offered at Hinton Healthcare Centre

Monday, June 4, 2018

HINTON – Residents living in Hinton and surrounding areas now have improved access to hemodialysis s... Read more

New Opioid Dependency Program opens in High Prairie

Monday, June 4, 2018

HIGH PRAIRIE – High Prairie and area residents have increased access to opioid replacement therapy.... Read more

E. coli outbreak linked to certain pork products in Alberta declared over

Friday, June 1, 2018

EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services (AHS) has declared the outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 that was linke... Read more

AHS notifying patients of potential dTap vaccine ineffectiveness

Friday, June 1, 2018

EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services (AHS) will be notifying 298 patients who visited the emergency de... Read more

Alberta Health Services celebrates World No Tobacco Day

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is raising awareness about the health risks associated with smoking du... Read more

New centre will offer expanded mental health services for children and adolescents

Friday, May 25, 2018

CALGARY – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is partnering with the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundatio... Read more

Public invited to share views about local healthcare delivery

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Feedback welcome at meeting of Tamarack Health Advisory Council... Read more

Public invited to share views about local healthcare delivery

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Feedback welcome at meeting of Palliser Triangle Health Advisory Council... Read more

Residents invited to public meeting hosted by True North Health Advisory Council

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Rainbow Lake – Local and area residents are invited to attend a public meeting on May 31.... Read more

ATV users urged to drive sober, safely this long weekend

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Albertans planning to ride their all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) over the Victoria Day long weekend are ... Read more

Public invited to share views about local healthcare delivery

Monday, May 14, 2018

Feedback welcome at meeting of Greater Edmonton Health Advisory Council... Read more

Heliport at Westlock Healthcare Centre reopens

Friday, May 11, 2018

WESTLOCK — The heliport at Westlock Healthcare Centre has reopened and is fully operational.... Read more

Residents invited to information session hosted by Tamarack Health Advisory Council

WESTLOCK– Local and area residents are invited to attend a public information session on May 25.... Read more

Alberta Health Services thanks nurses for all they do

Monday, May 7, 2018

CENTRAL ZONE — Nursing Week runs May 7-13 and Alberta Health Services (AHS) is recognizing nurses fo... Read more

AHS celebrates Mental Health Week

Friday, May 4, 2018

Alberta Health Services (AHS) reminds Albertans that Mental Health Awareness Week is celebrated each... Read more

Rocky Mountain House Health Centre heliport temporarily closed for upgrades

Friday, May 4, 2018

ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOUSE — The heliport at Rocky Mountain House Health Centre will be temporarily closed... Read more

Cold Lake Healthcare Centre heliport temporarily closed for upgrades

Friday, May 4, 2018

COLD LAKE — The heliport at Cold Lake Healthcare Centre will be temporarily closed to allow for upgr... Read more

Local heliport opens, improving access for patients

Thursday, May 3, 2018

MEDICINE HAT – The heliport at Medicine Hat Regional Hospital (MHRH) is officially operational after... Read more

Updated: E. coli outbreak linked to recall of certain pork products in Alberta - May 3

Thursday, May 3, 2018

EDMONTON – As part of an Alberta Health Services (AHS) investigation into an outbreak of E. coli O15... Read more

AHS hosts free information session on youth cannabis use

Thursday, May 3, 2018

MEDICINE HAT — Local residents looking for information on youth cannabis use are invited to attend a... Read more

AHS offers food-handling course for event organizers

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

LETHBRIDGE – Individuals or groups planning special community events where food will be served are i... Read more

Free workshop provides tips on managing osteoporosis

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

RED DEER – Anyone with an interest in osteoporosis – a degenerative bone condition that affects more... Read more

AHS can help Albertans diagnose and manage asthma

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

CALGARY — Today is World Asthma Day and Alberta Health Services (AHS) is reminding Calgarians that r... Read more

Residents invited to public meeting hosted by Peace Health Advisory Council

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Peace River – Local and area residents are invited to attend a public meeting on May 15.... Read more

Update: Albertans reminded to cook shellfish to reduce risk of illness

Friday, April 27, 2018

EDMONTON – A recent increase in gastro-intestinal illnesses in the Edmonton Zone has prompted Albert... Read more

Updated: E. coli outbreak linked to recall of certain pork products in Alberta - April 28

Saturday, April 28, 2018

EDMONTON – As part of an Alberta Health Services (AHS) investigation into an outbreak of E. coli O15... Read more

Residents invited to share views at public meeting - Wood Buffalo Health Advisory Council

Friday, April 27, 2018

FORT MCMURRAY– Local and area residents are invited to attend a public meeting on May 16. This is an... Read more

Updated: E. coli outbreak linked to recall of certain pork products in Alberta - April 27

Friday, April 27, 2018

EDMONTON – As part of an Alberta Health Services (AHS) investigation into an outbreak of E. coli O15... Read more

Updated: E. coli outbreak linked to recall of certain pork products in Alberta - April 26

Thursday, April 26, 2018

EDMONTON – An Alberta Health Services (AHS) investigation has determined an outbreak of E. coli O157... Read more

E. coli outbreak linked to recall of certain pork products in Alberta

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

EDMONTON – An Alberta Health Services (AHS) Environmental Public Health investigation has determined... Read more

Queen Elizabeth II outpatient lab hours changing April 30

Monday, April 23, 2018

GRANDE PRAIRIE – Schedule adjustment to provide more staffing during busiest times.... Read more

E. coli outbreak investigation expanded in Edmonton

Friday, April 20, 2018

EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services (AHS) Environmental Public Health has expanded its investigation ... Read more

Cross Cancer Institute celebrates major milestone

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

EDMONTON – For 50 years, the Cross Cancer Institute has been redefining the future of cancer in Albe... Read more

Albertans reminded to cook shellfish to reduce risk of illness

Monday, April 16, 2018

EDMONTON – Nine cases of gastro-intestinal illness (seven in Edmonton and two in Calgary) potentiall... Read more

Google Assistant now offers AHS wait times, latest news

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

CALGARY — Google Assistant is the latest voice-activated, smart-home technology that can deliver Alb... Read more

AHS celebrates National Volunteer Week: April 15 to 21

Thursday, April 12, 2018

RED DEER — Alberta Health Services (AHS) is proud to recognize National Volunteer Week (April 15 to ... Read more

AHS co-hosts provincewide bladder cancer education event

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

CALGARY — Alberta Health Services (AHS) and Bladder Cancer Canada are inviting bladder cancer patien... Read more

Advanced Ambulatory Care Service construction update

Monday, April 9, 2018

SYLVAN LAKE – Construction continues at the Sylvan Lake Community Health Centre, which will see Adva... Read more

Update: Patients from Stoney Nakoda First Nation

Friday, April 6, 2018

CALGARY – AHS is confident there is no ongoing health risk to the individuals transported from the S... Read more

Stem cell cure for first adult sickle cell patient in Canada

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

CALGARY – A 26-year-old woman from Edmonton is believed to be the first adult patient in Canada to b... Read more

Construction work continues at Tofield Health Centre

TOFIELD – Work to replace the aging roof at the Tofield Health Centre is progressing, despite delays... Read more

E. coli outbreak investigation ongoing in Edmonton

Thursday, March 29, 2018

EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services (AHS) Environmental Public Health in Edmonton is investigating to... Read more

Public Health services now available in Janvier

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

JANVIER — Alberta Health Services (AHS) is now offering Public Health services in Janvier.... Read more

AHS co-hosts provincewide bladder cancer education event

Monday, March 26, 2018

CALGARY — Alberta Health Services (AHS) and Bladder Cancer Canada are inviting bladder cancer patien... Read more

Final phase of ED construction starts next month

Friday, March 23, 2018

WAINWRIGHT – Construction continues on a new ambulance bay and expanded emergency department (ED) at... Read more

Alberta Health Services reaches agreement with Health Sciences Association of Alberta

Monday, March 26, 2018

EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services (AHS) has ratified a three-year collective agreement with Health ... Read more

Funds secured for CT scanning suite at local health centre

Thursday, March 22, 2018

LAC LA BICHE – Alberta Health Services (AHS) has partnered with the Lac La Biche Regional Health Fou... Read more

Confirmed hep A case prompts public alert in local area

Thursday, March 22, 2018

EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services (AHS) and Covenant Health have confirmed a case of hepatitis A in... Read more

More patients can now benefit from local stroke expertise

Monday, March 19, 2018

EDMONTON — More Albertans have a better chance to survive a stroke without serious disability thanks... Read more

Dialysis treatment now offered at Edson Healthcare Centre

Friday, March 16, 2018

EDSON – Residents living in Edson and surrounding areas now have access to hemodialysis services at ... Read more

AHS encourages Albertans to catch some ZZZs

Friday, March 16, 2018

Today, Alberta Health Services marks World Sleep Day, an internationally recognized event designed t... Read more

Air ambulance service update

Thursday, March 15, 2018

PEACE RIVER – Alberta Health Services (AHS) has confirmed that Peace River residents will continue t... Read more

Provincewide effort lessens patient impact of ICU delirium

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Frontline staff in intensive care units (ICUs) around the world are today paying special attention t... Read more

AHS presentation offers tips to create stronger families

Monday, March 5, 2018

MEDICINE HAT — Family resiliency is your family’s ability to cope with life’s challenges and to boun... Read more

New family physician now practising in Tofield

Friday, March 2, 2018

TOFIELD – A new family physician is now available to provide care to Tofield and area residents afte... Read more

Palliser HAC wants to hear from residents about healthcare

Thursday, March 1, 2018

MEDICINE HAT – Local and area residents are invited to attend a public meeting of the Palliser Healt... Read more

Public invited to Tamarack HAC information session

Thursday, March 1, 2018

EDSON – Local and area residents are invited to attend an information session March 13 and learn mor... Read more

New CT scanner coming to Northern Lights Regional Health Centre

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Work is now underway to upgrade and replace the computed tomography (CT) scanner at Northern Lights ... Read more

Estimated emergency wait times now on Amazon’s Alexa

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

CALGARY — Estimated emergency department wait times and the latest Alberta Health Services (AHS) new... Read more

Alberta Health Services wins three top employer awards

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services (AHS) continues to garner recognition as one of the best places t... Read more

Alberta Health Services reaches agreement with nurses

Friday, February 16, 2018

EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services (AHS) has ratified a three-year collective agreement with United ... Read more

Canadian cancer specialists to present in Medicine Hat

Thursday, February 15, 2018

MEDICINE HAT – The Margery E. Yuill Cancer Centre in Medicine Hat and the Alberta Cancer Foundation ... Read more

Calgarians reminded to enjoy winter sports safely

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

CALGARY – With the Family Day long weekend approaching, Alberta Health Services (AHS) reminds Calgar... Read more

Play to spark community conversations about reconciliation - St. Paul

Friday, February 9, 2018

Alberta Health Services is proud to support the Theatre for Living production, šxʷʔam̓ət (home).... Read more

Play to spark community conversations about reconciliation - Edmonton

Friday, February 9, 2018

Alberta Health Services is proud to support the Theatre for Living production, šxʷʔam̓ət (home).... Read more

Play to spark community conversations about reconciliation - Peace River

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Alberta Health Services is proud to support the Theatre for Living production, šxʷʔam̓ət (home).... Read more

AHS launches new opioid awareness campaign

Monday, January 29, 2018

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is launching a new province-wide opioid awareness campaign, including ... Read more

AHS warns about caller advising breast self-exam

Friday, January 26, 2018

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is working with the RCMP to warn women in northern Alberta to be aware... Read more

AHS notifying patients of potential dTap vaccine ineffectiveness

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Alberta Health Services (AHS) will be notifying 131 patients who visited the emergency department at... Read more

AHS celebrates National Non-Smoking Week

Monday, January 22, 2018

This week is National Non-Smoking Week, and Alberta Health Services (AHS) is partnering with communi... Read more

Albertans urged to check naloxone kits

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Albertans in possession of naloxone kits are being asked to check the contents to ensure they contai... Read more

AHS celebrates National Non-Smoking Week

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

January 21-27 is National Non-Smoking Week, and Alberta Health Services (AHS) is partnering with com... Read more

AHS celebrates National Non-Smoking Week

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Next week is National Non-Smoking Week, and Alberta Health Services (AHS) is partnering with communi... Read more

Wood Buffalo seniors encouraged to be active stay healthy

Monday, January 15, 2018

Seniors living in Fort McMurray and the surrounding Wood Buffalo region are invited to start the new... Read more

$3-million gift bolsters Edmonton hematology program

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

A gift to the University of Alberta Hospital (UAH) hematology program will soon give patients with b... Read more

AHS expanding screening for tuberculosis exposure at Fort McMurray daycare

Monday, January 8, 2018

Today, Alberta Health Services (AHS) will be expanding screening for pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) exp... Read more

Rehabilitation Services moving to Cobbs Block Central

Friday, January 5, 2018

Residents will soon be able to receive physical and occupational therapy in a new, larger space to h... Read more

Tofield Health Centre heliport temporarily closed during roof repairs

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

The heliport at Tofield Health Centre will be temporarily closed to allow for planned roof repairs t... Read more