Fox Creek Healthcare Centre evacuated and temporarily closed - Update 2

May 7, 2023

FOX CREEK — To ensure the safety of all patients and staff, the Fox Creek Healthcare Centre is temporarily closed due to wildfire activity in the area.

On May 6, Alberta Health Services (AHS) and our EMS partners safely evacuated the Fox Creek Healthcare Centre in response to an evacuation order issued due to the current wildfire risk.

AHS has contacted families to share patient location information.

The Fox Creek Healthcare Centre will remain closed until it is safe to reopen. If you have an emergency, please call 911. EMS resources remain in the area to provide support.

All appointments with laboratory services, mental health and public health in Fox Creek are postponed at this time. Clients will be contacted directly by AHS to be rescheduled as soon as possible.

We are extremely grateful for our frontline teams, staff and physicians who have come together to support the response across AHS, and especially those whose families have been evacuated.

AHS provides wildfire resources for Albertans at, including mental health, air quality, and emergency planning links.

Alberta Health Services is the provincial health authority responsible for planning and delivering health supports and services for more than four million adults and children living in Alberta. Our mission is to provide a patient-focused, quality health system that is accessible and sustainable for all Albertans. Our current focus is on reducing emergency department wait-times, improving EMS response times, increasing access to surgeries, and improving patient flow.