Alberta's Health System
Some Useful Health Links
Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan is the basic health insurance plan for Alberta resident to cover medically necessary hospital and health care services. Phone: 780.427.1432 (Edmonton), Toll free in Alberta dial 310.0000 then 780.427.1432
Alberta Health and Wellness provides health information about wellness and healthy living, nutrition, emergency health services, immunization, and much more. Phone: 780.427.1432 (Edmonton), Toll free in Alberta dial 310.0000 then 780.427.1432
Alberta Health Services is responsible for the planning and delivery of health supports and services for Albertans. Phone: Toll free 1.866.943.1120
Health Canada is the Federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health, while respecting individual choices and circumstances.
Primary Care Initiative oversees and supports the development of Primary Care Networks in Alberta. Phone: 780.488.4350 (Edmonton), Toll free: 1.866.714.5724
Health Information and Resources
Active for Life is the place where parents go to learn about how to make a difference in the health and happiness of their children.
The Alberta Caregiver College – Support of Caregivers of Older Adultsprovides training for the primary caregivers of older adults, often who are frail or with chronic health issues.
The Alzheimer Society of Canada provides support, information and education to people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, families, physicians and health-care providers.