We can help.
If you are having a health emergency, come to the nearest emergency
department immediately, or call 911.
If it isn’t an emergency, a family doctor, pharmacist, community clinic
or urgent care centre may be a better option. Find out what’s available
in your area.
Call Health Link at 811
for more information.
It’s important for all of us to understand
Alberta’s healthcare system and to take
an active role in our health.
That’s why Alberta Health Services’
Strategic Clinical Networks and Imagine
Citizens Collaborating for Health have
joined forces to develop Healthcare 101.
The first part of Healthcare 101
launched in mid-2018 as part of
MyHealth.Alberta.ca. It answers
common questions about what
Alberta Health Services does, and the
differences between government and
non-government healthcare services.
“It’s the foundation for the work that’s
to come,” says Troy Stooke,
co-chair of the committee that
developed Healthcare 101. “We’re
passionate about finding ways for us to
better understand how our healthcare
Upcoming modules will help Albertans
learn how to be their own advocates in
the system. There will be a section on
healthcare rights, and you’ll find more
resources if you need help.
For details, go to MyHealth.Alberta.ca
and search Healthcare 101. Or go to
Imagine Citizens is a group of
grandparents and others—who want
to be part of the conversation around
healthcare in Alberta.