Confirmed hepatitis A case prompts public alert in Edmonton-area

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Alberta Health Services (AHS) has confirmed a case of hepatitis A in a food handler working at an Ed... Read more

Tips to help children, teens enjoy winter activities safely

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

CALGARY - With the holiday season upon us, Alberta Health Services (AHS) would like to remind Calgar... Read more

Patient care, quality drives Calgary EMS dispatch model

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

CALGARY – Alberta Health Services (AHS) and The City of Calgary have reached an agreement in princip... Read more

Public invited to participate in online healthcare discussions - Central

Monday, December 19, 2016

RED DEER – Alberta Health Services (AHS), in partnership with Alberta Health, is initiating conversa... Read more

Public invited to participate in online healthcare discussions - Calgary

Friday, December 23, 2016

CALGARY – Alberta Health Services (AHS), in partnership with Alberta Health, is initiating conversat... Read more

AHS notifying patients of potential tuberculosis exposure

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

EDMONTON - Alberta Health Services (AHS) has today mailed notification letters to individuals potent... Read more

AHS to open "mini" dialysis units in Whitecourt and Hinton

Friday, December 9, 2016

Six-station dialysis unit will also partially open at new Edson Healthcare Centre.... Read more

Candy Cane Campaign to spread cheer and safety tips

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

NORTH ZONE – Alberta Health Services’ Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Health Promotion departme... Read more

Open Heart Surgery Heater-Cooler Units Update

AHS is notifying discharged open-heart surgery patients who may have been exposed to M. chimaera dur... Read more

Extremely low risk of exposure to bacteria through open heart surgery identified

Thursday, December 1, 2016

EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is notifying about 11,500 former open-heart surgery patient... Read more

Mental health and wellness resources for the holidays

Thursday, December 1, 2016

FORT McMURRAY – The holiday season can be a time of peak stress for people, particularly for those s... Read more

Workshop provides tools to manage pediatric pain

Thursday, November 24, 2016

CALGARY – Parents of children and teens who may be facing challenges with managing pain can learn va... Read more

AHS offers mealtime assistance training for volunteers

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

DRAYTON VALLEY – Area residents interested in making a difference for patients in their community ar... Read more

AHS promotes National Addictions Awareness Week - Edmonton Zone

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is helping Albertans prevent addiction and substance abuse ... Read more

New breast milk drop site opens in Fort McMurray

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

FORT McMURRAY – Alberta Health Services (AHS) and NorthernStar Mothers Milk Bank are excited to anno... Read more

AHS promotes National Addictions Awareness Week - Central Zone

Thursday, November 10, 2016

RED DEER – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is helping Albertans prevent addiction and substance abuse ... Read more

AHS promotes National Addictions Awareness Week - South Zone

Thursday, November 10, 2016

SOUTH ZONE – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is helping Albertans prevent addiction and substance abus... Read more

AHS promotes National Addictions Awareness Week - Calgary Zone

Thursday, November 10, 2016

CALGARY – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is helping Albertans prevent addiction and substance abuse b... Read more

AHS promotes National Addictions Awareness Week - North Zone

Thursday, November 10, 2016

NORTH ZONE – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is helping Albertans to reduce risk factors and promote p... Read more

Elective surgeries postponed at Chinook Regional Hospital

Thursday, November 3, 2016

LETHBRIDGE — Alberta Health Services (AHS) is proactively postponing 25 elective surgeries at Chinoo... Read more

AHS launches second annual backpack drive

Thursday, November 3, 2016

CALGARY – Alberta Health Services (AHS) staff and their partners who work with Calgary’s homeless po... Read more

Central Zone pertussis program expanded

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Pregnant women in third trimester offered pertussis vaccine through appointment.... Read more

South Zone pertussis program expanded

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Pregnant women in third trimester offered pertussis vaccine through appointment... Read more

Alberta Health Services recognized for Wood Buffalo wildfire response

Monday, October 31, 2016

Each and every member of Alberta Health Services (AHS) involved in the incredible response to the Fo... Read more

Alberta Health Services public board meets today

Thursday, October 27, 2016

The Alberta Health Services (AHS) Board will meet in Edmonton today, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016.... Read more

New Edson Healthcare Centre Opening November 1

Monday, October 24, 2016

EDSON - The new Edson Healthcare Centre (3837 6 Ave.), including its emergency department, opens to ... Read more

Influenza immunization program begins Monday

Friday, October 21, 2016

Starting Monday (October 24), Albertans will have the opportunity to protect themselves and others a... Read more

Rescue helicopter service continues in southern Alberta

Monday, October 17, 2016

MEDICINE HAT– HALO Rescue will continue to be compensated on a fee-for-service basis to provide valu... Read more

Auxiliary funds new equipment at QEII Regional Hospital

Monday, October 17, 2016

Patients at the Queen Elizabeth II Regional Hospital are now benefiting from several pieces of new e... Read more

AHS recruits five new members to Peace HAC

Monday, October 17, 2016

GRANDE PRAIRIE – Alberta Health Services (AHS) has appointed five volunteer members to its Peace Hea... Read more

AHS recruits four new members to Yellowhead East HAC

Monday, October 17, 2016

Alberta Health Services (AHS) has appointed four volunteer members to its Yellowhead East Health Adv... Read more

AHS recruits nine new members to David Thompson HAC

Monday, October 17, 2016

Alberta Health Services (AHS) has appointed nine volunteer members to its David Thompson Health Advi... Read more

Four new members recruited to Lakeland Communities HAC

Monday, October 17, 2016

Health Advisory Councils give communities a voice in health care planning.... Read more

AHS recruits six new members to Oldman River HAC

Monday, October 17, 2016

Health Advisory Councils give communities a voice in health care planning.... Read more

AHS recruits five new members to Lesser Slave Lake HAC

Monday, October 17, 2016

Health Advisory Councils give communities a voice in health care planning.... Read more

AHS recruits four new members to Tamarack HAC

Monday, October 17, 2016

Health Advisory Councils give communities a voice in health care planning.... Read more

AHS recruits eight new members to Palliser Triangle HAC

Monday, October 17, 2016

Health Advisory Councils give communities a voice in health care planning.... Read more

AHS recruits four new members to True North HAC

Monday, October 17, 2016

Health Advisory Councils give communities a voice in health care planning.... Read more

AHS recruits 10 new members to Prairie Mountain HAC

Monday, October 17, 2016

AHS recruits 10 new members to Prairie Mountain HAC... Read more

AHS recruits six new members to Greater Edmonton HAC

Monday, October 17, 2016

Health Advisory Councils give communities a voice in health care planning.... Read more

Cancer patients, survivors invited to free workshop

Monday, October 17, 2016

Register now for Living Your Best Life With and Beyond Cancer on Oct. 28.... Read more

Royal Alex ED renovations improve patient privacy, security

EDMONTON — Recently completed renovations at the Royal Alexandra Hospital (RAH) are expected to impr... Read more

AHS notifying daycare attendees, staff of tuberculosis exposure

Monday, October 3, 2016

CALGARY – Today, Alberta Health Services (AHS) is notifying families whose children attend a Calgary... Read more

Public invited to South Calgary Wellness Fair Saturday

Friday, September 30, 2016

CALGARY – Alberta Health Services (AHS) invites you to attend the South Calgary Wellness Fair on Sat... Read more

AHS events to mark Mental Illness Awareness Week

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

SOUTH ZONE – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is hosting activities to mark this year’s Mental Illness ... Read more

Second pop-up health hub planned for north Lethbridge

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Residents can see a family physician, access services at one-stop event.... Read more

Provincewide study looks at ways to keep seniors healthier

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Researchers weigh impacts of personalized education and covering costs of medications.... Read more

AHS program offers palliative care volunteer training

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

RED DEER – Area residents interested in making a difference for patients and their families in their... Read more

AHS offers free workshop to help manage headaches

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Gain a better understanding of headache assessment and management.... Read more

Local hospital expands women’s health program

Monday, September 26, 2016

FORT SASKATCHEWAN — More women are accessing obstetrical and gynecological care closer to home thank... Read more

Inappropriate access investigation prompts patient notification

Monday, September 26, 2016

EDMONTON – Following the conclusion of a privacy investigation, Alberta Health Services (AHS) is not... Read more

AHS launches Academy for Tobacco Prevention

Thursday, September 22, 2016

New interactive resource another tool to help prevent tobacco use among.... Read more

Swallow test helps clinicians protect stroke patient airways

Thursday, September 22, 2016

New assessment technique provides another option for patients at risk of choking.... Read more

Glenrose’s Cochlear Implant Service celebrates 30 years

Thursday, September 22, 2016

The Cochlear Implant Service at Edmonton’s Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital is celebrating 30 years ... Read more

Parents reminded of September spike in asthma cases

Monday, September 19, 2016

Alberta Health Services (AHS) would like to remind parents of the September spike in pediatric asthm... Read more

Foothills Medical Centre parking lot construction begins

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Important changes to visitor parking locations on site.... Read more

Newly expanded cancer clinic opens in High River

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Cancer patients now have access to a larger space and new treatment areas with the opening of the ne... Read more

Screen Test celebrates 25 years of early cancer detection

Monday, September 19, 2016

CALGARY – Screen Test is celebrating 25 years of mobile mammography services across Alberta, which h... Read more

Website helps parents manage common childhood illnesses and injuries

Thursday, September 15, 2016

A new website is now online that will help parents manage common childhood illnesses and injuries wh... Read more

Fibre cable cut near Dixonville impacts communications in northwest Alberta

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

DIXONVILLE - A fibre cable cut about 20 kilometres north of Dixonville has impacted communications w... Read more

Telehealth links rural newborns with local neonatologists

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

EDMONTON — Physicians and nursing staff in eight central and northern Alberta nurseries are now usin... Read more

Mental health expert to answer questions via Twitter chat, Fort McMurray

Thursday, September 8, 2016

FORT McMURRAY — Parents, teachers and students will have an opportunity to learn more about self-car... Read more

Construction begins on new EMS station in Wabasca

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

WABASCA – Construction of a new EMS station, near the Wabasca/Desmarais Healthcare Centre property, ... Read more

AHS youth volunteer program launches this fall, Galahad

Thursday, September 1, 2016

GALAHAD – Local teens between the ages of 14 and 17 who are interested in making a difference for pa... Read more

AHS youth volunteer program launches this fall, Two Hills

Thursday, September 1, 2016

TWO HILLS – Local teens between the ages of 14 and 17 who are interested in making a difference for ... Read more

Explore Your Passion for Health in Lacombe

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

LACOMBE – Local and area residents have an opportunity to learn more about health and wellness when ... Read more

Bow Island program benefits students and seniors

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

BOW ISLAND – A program that pairs youth volunteers with long-term care residents for outings and act... Read more

More than $420,000 invested at local health care centre

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

BOW ISLAND — More than $420,000 in repairs and upgrades have been completed in the last year at the ... Read more

Explore Your Passion for Health in Three Hills

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Connect with health educators at Three Hills Community Discovery Night.... Read more

AHS, Rocky Mountain House reach agreement on water tower demolition

Monday, August 22, 2016

ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOUSE – Alberta Health Services and the Town of Rocky Mountain House agreed to demoli... Read more

Calling all volunteers for Crowsnest Pass Health Centre

Thursday, August 18, 2016

CROWSNEST PASS — Alberta Health Services (AHS) is seeking volunteers for a number of opportunities t... Read more

Explore Your Passion for Health in Wetaskiwin

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Connect with health educators and become a healthier you!... Read more

Explore Your Passion for Health at Augustana

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Connect with health educators at the Augustana Wellness Fair.... Read more

Task force to develop Beaverlodge community health care plan

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

BEAVERLODGE – A joint task force with members from Beaverlodge, including leadership from the Town o... Read more

More than $250,000 invested in local health care

Monday, August 15, 2016

Upgrades improve infrastructure at the Three Hills Health Centre.... Read more

More than $810,000 invested in local health care

Monday, August 15, 2016

Upgrades improve infrastructure at the Drayton Valley Hospital and Care Centre.... Read more

Free Infant Nutrition classes offered in Red Deer

Thursday, August 4, 2016

RED DEER – Parents who have questions about feeding their growing baby have access to a free infant ... Read more

Study examines potential early benefits of exoskeleton use

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Researchers eye recoveries after prompt mobilization of spinal cord injury patients.... Read more

Addictions experts to answer questions via Twitter chat

Monday, July 25, 2016

GRANDE PRAIRIE — Anyone interested in learning more about specialized addictions programs that are a... Read more

New device keeps newborns cool en route to intensive care

Monday, July 25, 2016

CALGARY – Newborns in southern Alberta who have been deprived of oxygen at birth and born away from ... Read more

Brooks Active August Challenge to begin July 27

Friday, July 22, 2016

BROOKS — This year’s Active August Challenge kicks off July 27 thanks to a partnership between Alber... Read more

More than $168,000 invested in local health care

Thursday, July 21, 2016

LETHBRIDGE — More than $168,000 has been invested on a new chiller at the St. Michael’s Health Centr... Read more

EMS commends workers' quick thinking and actions

Thursday, July 21, 2016

EDMONTON — Four employees at Edmonton's All Weather Windows are being recognized by Alberta Health S... Read more

More than $470,000 invested in local health care

Monday, July 18, 2016

BROOKS — More than $470,000 has been invested at the Brooks Health Centre on a new high-pressure ste... Read more

Construction to begin this fall to renovate the Strathmore Hospital

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

STRATHMORE — More than $2.8 million will be invested at the Strathmore Hospital to renovate the Emer... Read more

Healthcare service restoration for Fort McMurray near completion

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

FORT McMURRAY – Residents of Fort McMurray now have access to all of the healthcare services that we... Read more

Confirmed hepatitis A case prompts public alert in Edmonton-area

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services (AHS) has confirmed a case of hepatitis A in a food handler worki... Read more

AHS expands project to help vulnerable Albertans

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Medicine Hat homeless patients to benefit through accessing government ID.... Read more

New family physician accepting patients in Manning

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

MANNING — A newly recruited family physician is now accepting patients, increasing local access to p... Read more

Go-forward plan at Sundre Hospital maintains LTC beds, opens restorative beds

Thursday, July 7, 2016

SUNDRE — Alberta Health Services (AHS) and the Sundre Hospital Futures Committee are jointly moving ... Read more

Glenrose patients benefit from new homegrown technology

Monday, July 11, 2016

EDMONTON – More than 100 Albertans with physical and cognitive impairments are now enjoying an impro... Read more

New nurse practitioner providing support to community

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

RED EARTH CREEK – Residents now have access to a nurse practitioner who will be providing support to... Read more

AHS expands project to help vulnerable Albertans

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Lethbridge homeless patients to benefit through accessing government ID.... Read more

Albertans reminded to protect themselves from West Nile virus infection

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is reminding Albertans to take precautions necessary to protect themse... Read more

More than $570,000 invested in local health care

Monday, July 4, 2016

WESTLOCK — More than $570,000 has been invested at the Westlock Health Centre on a nurse call system... Read more

Newly recruited family physician practising in Mayerthorpe

Monday, July 4, 2016

MAYERTHORPE — Local residents in Mayerthorpe have increased access to primary care with the arrival ... Read more

Newly recruited physician now practising in Swan Hills

Monday, July 4, 2016

SWAN HILLS – A newly recruited family physician is now practising medicine in Swan Hills.... Read more

New community lab collections location selected

Monday, June 20, 2016

Site will offer more privacy, easy access, longer hours when it opens in March.... Read more

Cancer care service phased restoration for Fort McMurray

Thursday, June 30, 2016

A phased re-opening of the Fort McMurray Cancer Centre will begin July 11, 2016.... Read more

Emergency services resume at Hardisty Health Centre

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

HARDISTY – The emergency department (ED) at the Hardisty Hospital and Care Centre will return to 24-... Read more

Healthcare service restoration for Fort McMurray continues

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

FORT McMURRAY – The temporary Fort McMurray Medical Centre at the Keyano Syncrude Sport and Wellness... Read more

More than $870,000 invested in local health care

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

ELK POINT — More than $870,000 in roof repairs at the Elk Point Healthcare Centre have recently been... Read more

Healthcare service restoration for Fort McMurray continues

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Residents of Fort McMurray now have access to almost all healthcare services that were available in ... Read more

First baby born at Northern Lights Regional Health Centre following the wildfire evacuations

Friday, June 17, 2016

FORT McMURRAY — Staff and physicians at the Northern Lights Regional Health Centre (NLRHC) in Fort M... Read more

Explore a Passion for Health at Chinook Regional Hospital

Monday, June 20, 2016

LETHBRIDGE – Alberta Health Services (AHS) staff have a passion for health and we want to share it w... Read more

Heat safety: simple tips to keep in mind this summer

Monday, June 20, 2016

It’s the first day of summer and Alberta Health Services (AHS) is reminding Albertans to keep heat s... Read more

Public invited to PLC Wellness Jubilee this Saturday

Thursday, June 16, 2016

CALGARY – People of all ages can learn more about health and social services available in their comm... Read more

New MRI coming to Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre

Thursday, June 16, 2016

RED DEER — A state-of-the-art magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) unit is coming to Red Deer Regional H... Read more

AHS offers free testing for private drinking water

Monday, June 15, 2015

SOUTH ZONE – Albertans who obtain drinking water or water for household use from a private drinking ... Read more

Warm weather increases risk of kids falling from windows

Monday, June 13, 2016

CALGARY — With warmer weather here and long summer days approaching, Alberta Health Services (AHS) w... Read more

Healthcare service restoration for Fort McMurray continues

Friday, June 10, 2016

FORT McMURRAY – Residents of Fort McMurray will have access to core hospital services starting June ... Read more

High-tech heart-valve fix brings hope for high-risk patients

Thursday, June 9, 2016

EDMONTON — People living with shortness of breath, fatigue and heart failure due to a leaky mitral v... Read more

Celebrate newly renovated Barrhead Community Cancer Centre

Thursday, June 9, 2016

BARRHEAD — The public is invited to attend an open house to view the newly completed renovations at ... Read more

New 3D imaging reduces radiation dose for scoliosis patients

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

EDMONTON — Children with spinal deformities like scoliosis or other skeletal conditions are now rece... Read more

June is Stroke Awareness Month in Canada

Monday, June 6, 2016

LETHBRIDGE — Great strides have been made in the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease,... Read more

Full obstetrics service returns to Slave Lake

Monday, June 6, 2016

Expectant mothers in Slave Lake can once again have their babies in their own community with the ret... Read more

Calgary leads stem-cell cure for kids with sickle cell anemia

Monday, June 6, 2016

CALGARY — Alberta Children's Hospital here is believed to be the only pediatric centre in the world ... Read more

One-stop convenience for health and community services

Friday, June 3, 2016

North Lethbridge residents can see a family physician, access services at June 6 pop-up event.... Read more

AHS raises awareness of e-cigarette health effects on World No Tobacco Day

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

NORTH ZONE— Alberta Health Services (AHS) Tobacco Reduction Program is raising awareness about the h... Read more

Board names Dr. Verna Yiu as AHS President and CEO

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

The Alberta Health Services Board has named Dr. Verna Yiu the organization’s new President and CEO, ... Read more

More than $200,000 invested in Ponoka Centennial Centre

Monday, May 30, 2016

PONOKA — More than $200,000 has been invested in roof repairs at the Ponoka Centennial Centre for Me... Read more

Dementia advice now offered provincially through Health Link

Monday, May 30, 2016

Specialized service expands to support patients, caregivers in Edmonton and Calgary Zones.... Read more

Volunteers sought for opportunities in Raymond

Friday, May 27, 2016

Support needed for Seniors Mental Health Rehabilitation Program.... Read more

Foundations expand non-ambulance transfer resources

Friday, May 27, 2016

Special minivans transfer 1,500 patients annually in southwest part of South Zone.... Read more

Local symposium to focus on primary care improvement

Thursday, May 26, 2016

EDMONTON — More than 150 health care providers from across the province are meeting this morning in ... Read more

Explore your passion for health in Red Deer

Friday, May 20, 2016

RED DEER – Local and area residents have an opportunity to learn more about health and wellness when... Read more

New website helps Albertans say thanks for care received

Friday, May 20, 2016

CALGARY – A new website launched today by Alberta Health Services (AHS) responds to ongoing requests... Read more

Public invited to attend EMS Fleet Days

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

CALGARY – National Paramedic Services Week (May 22-28) honours the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) ... Read more

Pioneering neurosurgery helps babies with hydrocephalus

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

CALGARY – Alberta Children's Hospital in Calgary is the only centre in Western Canada that offers an... Read more

Public invited to attend local EMS open houses

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

SOUTH ZONE — National Paramedic Services Week (May 22 to 28) honours the Emergency Medical Services ... Read more

Here's your chance to be heard

Friday, May 13, 2016

AHS now recruiting for advisory council volunteers to share information, gather public viewpoints.... Read more

Free workshop can help parents make mealtimes easier

Friday, May 13, 2016

Goodbye Mealtime Struggles offers tips, support in dealing with young picky eaters.... Read more

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria confirmed in Edmonton

Friday, May 6, 2016

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is notifying 50 current and discharged patients who may have been expo... Read more

AHS offers free, safe food handling courses in May, June

Thursday, May 5, 2016

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

UPDATE: AHS involvement in Fort McMurray wildfire disaster

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

FORT McMURRAY – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is continuing to support Albertans impacted by a wildf... Read more

Evacuated patients and clients to be airlifted to care facilities

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

FORT McMURRAY – All acute care patients and continuing care clients evacuated earlier from Northern ... Read more

All patients successfully evacuated from Northern Lights Regional Health Centre

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

FORT McMURRAY – Alberta Health Services (AHS) has evacuated all patients and continuing care clients... Read more

Public invited to meet Pulitzer-winning cancer expert

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

EDMONTON – The public is invited to hear and meet Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee, the Pulitzer Prize-winni... Read more

Increased incidence of whooping cough in South Zone

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

LETHBRIDGE – Due to increases in the number of cases of whooping cough (pertussis) confirmed in the ... Read more

Localized pertussis outbreak in Calgary Zone school

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

CALGARY – Alberta Health Services (AHS) has declared an outbreak of whooping cough (pertussis) at Wa... Read more

Study tests predictor for onset of hypertension in pregnancy

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

CALGARY – Researchers in Calgary are hoping a new study will help them predict which first-time moms... Read more

AHS Health Advisory Councils recruiting new members

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

CALGARY - Alberta Health Services (AHS) is now recruiting volunteer members for each of its 12 Healt... Read more

Explore your passion for health in Rocky Mountain House

Monday, April 25, 2016

Connect with health educators at the 11th Annual Community Safety Day.... Read more

Bringing fitness equipment to the community of Lethbridge

Monday, April 25, 2016

Walking poles, pedometers and more can be borrowed with a library card... Read more

AHS wants you to get loud about your mental health

Monday, April 25, 2016

Make a difference in your wellbeing and encourage others.... Read more

Local heliport reopens, improving access to critical care

Thursday, April 21, 2016

STARS can now land its helicopters at Westlock Healthcare Centre.... Read more

Local bariatric program confirmed among best in Canada

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Clinic first in Western Canada, second in country, to earn accredited status... Read more

New CT scanner offers detailed look inside the body

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

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

Event showcases continuing care services and supports

Monday, April 18, 2016

Alberta Health Services and Covenant Health are hosting public expositions in Calgary and Edmonton t... Read more

New simulator an eye-opening experience for residents

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

CALGARY – An eye surgery simulator is allowing local ophthalmology residents to practise performing ... Read more

AHS celebrates National Volunteer Week, April 10-16

Friday, April 8, 2016

SOUTH ZONE — Alberta Health Services (AHS) is celebrating volunteers for the vital role they play in... Read more

AHS celebrates National Volunteer Week (April 10-16)

Thursday, April 7, 2016

RED DEER — Alberta Health Services (AHS) is celebrating volunteers across the Central Zone next week... Read more

AHS following up on cluster of TB in homeless population

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

FORT McMURRAY – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is completing followup on a cluster of infectious pulm... Read more

New obstetrician/gynecologist now practising in the city

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

FORT SASKATCHEWAN — Local residents now have increased access to obstetrical and gynecological care ... Read more

AHS EMS launches new Twitter account

Monday, April 4, 2016

CALGARY – Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is joining Alberta Health Services’ (AHS) growing Twitter... Read more

Robotic device maps sense deficits in young stroke patients

Monday, April 4, 2016

Robotic device maps sense deficits in young stroke patients.... Read more

'Cheaters' prosper sooner after rotator cuff surgery: study

Monday, April 4, 2016

Research shows not wearing a sling can speed up patients' return to mobility.... Read more

More than $200,000 invested in local health care

Monday, April 4, 2016

Upgrades and repairs improve service at Radway Continuing Care Centre.... Read more

New breast milk drop site opens in Medicine Hat

Friday, April 1, 2016

MEDICINE HAT – The NorthernStar Mothers Milk Bank Medicine Hat Milk Drop has been relocated from Jen... Read more

PARTY program comes to Pincher Creek for first time

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Rural students set to learn about dangers of impaired and distracted driving. (Pincher Creek, Fort M... Read more

Public invited to Elbow River Healing Lodge 10th anniversary

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

The public is invited to the 10th anniversary celebration of the Elbow River Healing Lodge.... Read more

First-of-its-kind housing project celebrates one year

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Edmonton indigenous facility seeing success in harm reduction housing... Read more

Mental health services at Lakeland temporarily relocated

Monday, March 28, 2016

SLAVE LAKE – Alberta Health Services (AHS) programming and services at the Lakeland Centre (101 Main... Read more

AHS invites public to provide input on Sundre Hospital

Thursday, March 24, 2016

SUNDRE – Alberta Health Services (AHS) will be collaborating with local community leaders, physician... Read more

Exercise linked to longer survival in prostate cancer patients

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

CALGARY — Men with prostate cancer who are physically active survive longer than men who are inactiv... Read more

More than $1 million invested in local health care

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

OYEN — More than $1 million has been invested at the Big Country Hospital to replace the building he... Read more

Asthma research gives electronic care guide to family docs

Monday, March 21, 2016

CALGARY — Children with asthma could soon be breathing easier thanks to new research that promises t... Read more

Asthma research gives electronic care guide to family docs

Monday, March 21, 2016

EDMONTON — Children with asthma could soon be breathing easier thanks to new research that promises ... Read more

Giving a baby's brain the room to grow

Thursday, March 17, 2016

EDMONTON — Stollery’s first-in-Canada minimally invasive skull surgery marks 10th anniversary.... Read more

Research could help young cancer survivors sleep easier

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

CALGARY — It’s a bitter irony that many kids with cancer who have overcome their illnesses are then ... Read more

Family Care Unit enables overnight stays with NICU babies

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

EDMONTON – Parents of newborns in the Stollery Children’s Hospital neonatal intensive care unit (NIC... Read more

Study examines link between heart rate, onset of illness

Monday, March 14, 2016

CALGARY – In a North American first, researchers at Rockyview General Hospital are using technology ... Read more

AHS to hold free, monthly child car seat inspection clinics in Medicine Hat

Friday, March 11, 2016

Free child car seat inspection clinics will be held in the city starting this month.... Read more

Residents invited to information session about dementia

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

GRANDE PRAIRIE – Local and area residents are invited to a free information session called Understan... Read more

Local heliport opens, improving access to critical care

Monday, March 7, 2016

STARS can now land at Grande Cache Community Health Complex.... Read more

Lloydminster Emergency Medical Services care enhanced

Friday, March 4, 2016

Local and area residents now have access to advanced life support care.... Read more

Chumir health centre launches first Give Back Campaign

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

AHS facility collects shoeboxes filled with art supplies for children in need.... Read more

Albertans encouraged to know their care options

Friday, February 26, 2016

EDMONTON – Winter is traditionally a busy time of year for health care services, and Emergency Depar... Read more

New family physician now practising in Fairview

Thursday, February 25, 2016

FAIRVIEW — Local residents have increased access to primary care with the arrival of a newly-recruit... Read more

Free workshop can help parents make mealtimes easier

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Goodbye Mealtime Struggles offers tips, support in dealing with young picky eaters.... Read more

Additional seniors living options available next month

Thursday, February 25, 2016

St. Michael’s Health Centre opens new beds starting March 21... Read more

Local surgical team sets new transplant records in 2015

Thursday, February 25, 2016

EDMONTON – Local surgeons set three new transplant records last year, performing more lung and liver... Read more

Royal Alex cleans up with a Guinness world record

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

The Guinness World Records has declared the Royal Alexandra Hospital (RAH) the new world-record hold... Read more

Catch-up immunization clinics offered in Lac La Biche

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Parents of eligible children encouraged to book an appointment.... Read more

Second breast milk drop site opens in Edmonton

Thursday, February 18, 2016

EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services (AHS) and NorthernStar Mothers Milk Bank are excited to announce ... Read more

New breast milk drop site opens in Red Deer

Monday, February 8, 2016

RED DEER – Alberta Health Services (AHS) and NorthernStar Mothers Milk Bank are excited to announce ... Read more

New supportive living residence now open in Slave Lake

Friday, February 5, 2016

SLAVE LAKE – Points West Living, Alberta Health, Alberta Health Services (AHS) and the Town of Slave... Read more

Study shows almost half of cancers are preventable

Thursday, February 4, 2016

About 45 per cent of cancer cases in Alberta are linked to a handful of modifiable factors, accordin... Read more

AHS commences recruitment for new CEO

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services (AHS) has commenced a search to recruit the organization’s next p... Read more

Precautions advised to reduce risk of exposure to E. coli

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

CALGARY – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is currently investigating an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 ca... Read more

Pertussis outbreak declared over in Central, North zones

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

RED DEER – Pertussis outbreaks in the Central and North zones of Alberta Health Services (AHS) have ... Read more

Pertussis outbreak declared over in North, Central zones

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

NORTH ZONE – Pertussis outbreaks in the North and Central zones of Alberta Health Services (AHS) hav... Read more

AHS expands access to take-home naloxone kits

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

29 walk-in clinics now able to prescribe drug, offer training to fentanyl users... Read more

Doctors stress smoking, oxygen therapy don’t mix

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services (AHS) and physicians and staff at the University of Alberta Hospi... Read more

Friendly robot eases fears, pain on pediatric unit

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

LETHBRIDGE — A small robot named Chip is proving a big hit with young patients, easing their anxiety... Read more

Heart-rehab patients can now work out in City rec centre

Monday, February 1, 2016

Heart-rehab patients can now work out in City rec centre AHS-City partnership promotes lifelong heal... Read more

Residents invited to take the Winter Walk Day Challenge

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

February 3 is Winter Walk Day in Alberta and Alberta Health Services is encouraging residents to mak... Read more

Temporary change to ED hours at Hardisty Health Centre

Monday, January 25, 2016

HARDISTY – Due to a lack of physician coverage, the emergency department (ED) at the Hardisty Health... Read more

Estimated ED wait times in Red Deer now online

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Central Albertans have another tool to help access care.... Read more

AHS expands simulation training for new surgical nurses

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

EDMONTON – New surgical nurses are now receiving more hands-on training with the expansion of a loca... Read more

AHS celebrates National Non-Smoking Week, North Zone

Monday, January 18, 2016

GRANDE PRAIRIE — This week (Jan. 17-23) is National Non-Smoking Week, and Alberta Health Services (A... Read more

Residents can sign up to receive daily positive texts

Monday, January 18, 2016

NORTH ZONE – Northern Alberta residents seeking more positivity in their lives can now sign up for A... Read more

AHS celebrates National Non-Smoking Week, Central Zone

Friday, January 15, 2016

RED DEER— Next week is National Non-Smoking Week, and Alberta Health Services (AHS) is partnering wi... Read more

AHS celebrates National Non-Smoking Week, North Zone

Friday, January 15, 2016

PEACE RIVER — Next week (Jan. 19-25) is National Non-Smoking Week, and Alberta Health Services (AHS)... Read more

Residents invited to learn about, play sledge hockey

Friday, January 15, 2016

LETHBRIDGE – People of all ages interested in sledge hockey are reminded there are six more opportun... Read more

Influenza data prompts immunization reminder

Thursday, January 14, 2016

EDMONTON – Following confirmation of five deaths in individuals with influenza and a significant wee... Read more

New breast milk drop site opens in Grande Prairie

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

GRANDE PRAIRIE – Alberta Health Services (AHS) and NorthernStar Mothers Milk Bank are excited to ann... Read more

Confirmed hepatitis A case prompts public alert in Wetaskiwin

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

RED DEER – Alberta Health Services (AHS) has confirmed a case of hepatitis A in an individual who vo... Read more

Local Family Care Clinic moves to Healthcare Centre

Friday, January 8, 2016

SLAVE LAKE – Alberta Health Services (AHS), in partnership with Alberta Health and the Town of Slave... Read more

New EMS resources to improve care in Central Zone

Thursday, January 7, 2016

RED DEER – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is adding new resources in the Central Zone to help free up... Read more

New ED pain program debuts at ACH

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Program aims to add to a child’s comfort, reduce pain while receiving care in the ED.... Read more