Alberta Health Services Restricts Visitor Access

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Effective November 16, 2020, Alberta Health Services announced that patients in all Alberta hospitals are now only limited to one or two designated family or support people for their entire visit.  Visitor access is only allowed for patients at end-of-life and for those receiving critical care for a life-threatening illness. Currently: One designated support is allowed for ambulatory, emergency or urgent …

Alberta Health Services Warns of Text Scams Using Its Name

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Alberta Health Services is warning Albertans about a new text scam. Some Albertans have been receiving text messages that links to what looks like an e-transfer site. Once you open the link, the site asks you to input your bank information. Alberta Health Services would like to clarify that it would never send text messages, and would never request for money through e-transfer. If you receive such a text message, do not open the link.

How to get Healthcare Services in Alberta

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  How to get Healthcare Services in Alberta Useful Resources Vocabulary List Knowledge Check Actors and References Video Transcript   This video is available in simple English, with subtitles translated into the following languages عربى 中文 فارسی Français हिंदी Español ትግርኛ     Useful Resources 1) Health Care System Overview Alberta Health Services (AHS) is the health authority in Alberta, …

Learn how to manage stress with Alberta Health Services

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Learn how to manage stress in challenging times with Alberta Health Services! Stress can affect people physically, mentally and emotionally. Many Albertans have identified feeling stressed during the COVID-19 pandemic. This introductory course includes a basic discussion of stress plus looks at different ways to manage stress, including 2 HeartMath® breathing techniques. The sessions are led by AHS Certified professionals. …

How to get Healthcare Services in Alberta

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  How to get Healthcare Services in Alberta Useful Resources Vocabulary List Knowledge Check Actors and References Video Transcript   This video is available in simple English, with subtitles translated into the following languages عربى 中文 فارسی Français हिंदी Español ትግርኛ     Useful Resources 1) Health Care System Overview Alberta Health Services (AHS) is the health authority in Alberta, …

How to get Healthcare Services in Alberta

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  Getting Health Care Services in Alberta Useful Resources Vocabulary List Knowledge Check Actors and References Video Transcript   This video is available in simple English, with subtitles translated into the following languages عربى 中文 فارسی Français हिंदी Español ትግርኛ     Useful Resources 1) Health Care System Overview Alberta Health Services (AHS) is the health authority in Alberta, providing …

How to get Healthcare Services in Alberta

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  Getting Health Care Services in Alberta Useful Resources Vocabulary List Knowledge Check Actors and References Video Transcript   This video is available in simple English, with subtitles translated into the following languages عربى 中文 فارسی Français हिंदी Español ትግርኛ     Useful Resources 1) Health Care System Overview Alberta Health Services (AHS) is the health authority in Alberta, providing …

Getting Health Care Services in Alberta

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  Getting Health Care Services in Alberta Useful Resources Vocabulary List Knowledge Check Actors and References Video Transcript   This video is available in simple English, with subtitles translated into the following languages عربى 中文 فارسی Français हिंदी Español ትግርኛ     Useful Resources 1) Health Care System Overview Alberta Health Services (AHS) is the health authority in Alberta, providing …

Alberta Health Services: Social Distancing Video

Michelle Mak COVID-19, Newcomer Information, Updates

Alberta Health Services has a video that introduces what social distancing is in response to the COVID-19 Coronavirus crisis. The video is translated into 7 languages: Arabic, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, French, Punjabi, Vietnamese and Tigrinya. If you are unsure what social distancing is, please visit https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/topics/Page17008.aspx to be more informed!

Getting Health Care Services in Alberta

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What should you do in the case of a life-threatening emergency? a) Call 911 or go directly to the emergency department of a hospital b) Call 811 c) Wait for the injury to get better What is the best option to get immediate medical information or help for non-emergency medical concerns? a) Go to the emergency department of a hospital b) ...