Translated health resources
Alberta is a province of diversity and multiculturalism. Recognizing this,
Alberta Health Services offers a wide array of health information in a number
For example, Road to Healthy Living is a series of articles on health and health
services topics that appear in 16 ethnic newsletters and on seven radio stations
in Alberta each month. The series is available in Arabic, Farsi, French, Korean,
Punjabi, Chinese (simplified and traditional), Spanish and Vietnamese. As well,
AHS’s Navigating Health Care videos are in nine languages.
AHS also has around-the-clock interpretation services by phone. More than
200 languages can be interpreted to help health-care users talk to health-care
providers about their treatment and care.
To reach the service, call 1-866-874-3972.
For more information, visit albertahealthservices.ca and search for
interpretation and translation services.
As part of your “fall back”
routine on Nov. 2, you can
test your smoke detectors and
change the batteries. Fire and safety
experts recommend doing these tasks
every fall when you turn the clock
back to mark the end of daylight
savings times for the year. They are
important for your home, as well as
for your and your family’s safety.
Light up now for Christmas
Fall . . . the leaves start falling and
winter is around the corner. Why not
get ahead of the snow and ice and put
your holiday lights up now? Working
on a dry surface can help prevent
slips and falls. And working outside
on a sunny afternoon is usually more
enjoyable than a blustery night.
Other installation tips include:
broken lights before installing
have three rungs above the
surface you are working on
ladder. Keep both feet and
one hand on the rungs as you
— Stories by Melissa Huizenga