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Tuesday, 11 October 2011 15:10

Milk River emergency department closed Oct. 12

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Courtesy Alberta Health Services
The Milk River Emergency Department will be closed tomorrow, Oct. 12 from 8 a.m. until 
5 p.m. as no physician coverage is available.

Alberta Health Services
Alberta is launching its annual influenza immunization program on Oct. 17.

For nearly 70 years (1910 to 1979), the Galt School of Nursing trained more than 1,100 nurses who played  -- and still play -- a key role in providing quality health care to the residents of southern Alberta.

Thursday, 01 September 2011 11:46

Vulcan doctor wins physician of the year award

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By Susan Quinlan
The Alberta College of Family Physicians recently selected Dr. Len Wade of Vulcan as family physician of the year.

Alberta Health Services (AHS) has lifted the contamination advisory for Milk River at Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park. Weekly water testing has confirmed that all bacterial levels are now well below maximum acceptable guidelines, meaning water is again safe for swimming and wading.

Courtesy Alberta Health Services
Following the closure of the unapproved Victor Proctor piercing operation, located within the Tommy Gun Tattoo shop, in Crowsnest Pass, Alberta Health Services (AHS) is advising all individuals who received piercings from this operator be tested for viruses that can be spread through unsanitary piercing procedures.

Southern Alberta
Due to bacterial contamination caused by fecal coliforms, Alberta Health Services is advising the public not to swim or wade in the Milk River at Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park. Signage has been posted around the park advising the public of this risk.

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