People with minor injuries or illnesses
may end up in the emergency department
because they don’t know where else to go.
If you’re not sure where to go, we’re here to help.
Call Health Link Alberta to find out more about your health care options,
or visit albertahealthservices.ca/options.
is here for you if you need it. Use it wisely.
Health Link Alberta
If you have a health concern
or you’re not sure where to
go for help, speak to a nurse
on this free, round-the-clock,
telephone advice and health
MyHealth.Alberta.ca – This website is a single
place for you to go to find trustworthy health
information and useful health tools.
Urgent Care Centre – Extended hour access for
unexpected, but non-life-threatening health concerns,
such as broken bones, sprains, asthma, pain,
infections and cuts.
Walk-In Clinic – Many offer extended hours
helping with concerns such as sprains, minor cuts
and pain, ear infections and flu symptoms. Also an
option if you don’t have a family doctor.
Ambulatory Care Centres – Immediate attention
for urgent, but non-life-threatening conditions,
including sudden illness or injuries.
Emergency Department – For those who are
seriously ill or injured. Patients with potentially
life-threatening conditions should immediately
Family Care Clinics – Extended hours care,
especially for those who are under-served, need
a family physician, have chronic diseases, or have
addiction or mental health needs.
Pharmacists – Renew prescriptions, assess
symptoms of minor conditions, offer treatment or refer
you to the most appropriate treatment location, and
help you maintain good health.
Community and Public Health Services
Services including: prenatal, postpartum, health
promotion, disease and injury prevention,
bereavement services, communicable disease and
Get the care that’s right for you and your family.
There are many other options to manage and maintain your health. Find out what’s available in your area.
This is your best option for ongoing health care needs. Across Alberta,
the majority of family doctors are part of a Primary Care Network (PCN).
PCNs are groups of family doctors and other health professionals working
together to coordinate your health care to get you the services you need.
Visit albertapci.ca to find a PCN in your area.
If you need help finding a family doctor, call Health Link Alberta:
Urgent Care and Ambulatory Care Centres available in some locations in Alberta.
Available in Calgary, Edmonton and Slave Lake at this time.
Not all services are available in all communities. Call Health Link Alberta 1-866-408-5465 or visit albertahealthservices.ca/options for more information.