Friday, 30 December 2011 12:51

Ambulatory care in Coaldale to close over new year

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Ambulatory care services at the Coaldale Health Centre will be closed from 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, until 8 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 1, as no physician coverage is available.
Emergency Medical Services, including a paramedic, will provide critical care coverage at the Coaldale Health Centre during this time. In an emergency, residents should phone 911.
For less urgent medical situations, Emergency Department access is available at the Raymond Health Centre and Chinook Regional Hospital in Lethbridge. Additionally, Health Link Alberta offers non-emergent medical advice from a registered nurse, 24 hours a day, at 1-866-408-5465.

By Jamie Woodford

A man who witnessed a woman collapse outside Chinook Regional Hospital in Lethbridge doors last Friday is concerned that it took 15 minutes for help to arrive.

Thursday, 03 November 2011 13:03

More parking available at Lethbridge Reg. Hospital

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By Jamie Woodford
Parking woes at Chinook Regional Hospital should be alleviated with the official opening of the new $30-million parkade Oct. 18, doubling the number of stalls at the facility.

Thursday, 27 October 2011 08:23

Independent living option opens in Pincher Creek

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By Susan Quinlan
Pincher Creek
Seniors in Pincher Creek and area now have another option for independent living, as Whispering Winds Village recently opened its doors with its grand opening Sept. 21.

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The Eye See Eye Learn Program, operated by the Alberta Association of Optometrists (AAO) and backed by several industry sponsors, encourages the examination of vision in kindergarten-age children and provides a free pair of eyeglasses to those who require prescription lenses.

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.

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