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Know your options so you can get the care you need when you need it. The best place to start is with Health Link at 811 or your family doctor.
But, there are other options depending on what you need:

Health Link

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 information service: To contact Health Link 24/7: Dial

Family Doctor

Your best option for on-going health needs, most family doctors are part of a (health professionals working together to coordinate your healthcare). To find a family doctor: Dial

Urgent Care Centres

Extended hour access for unexpected, non-life-threatening health concerns, such as broken bones, pain, infections and cuts.
More about Urgent Care Centres

Ambulatory Care Centres

Immediate attention for urgent, but non-life-threatening conditions, including sudden illness or injuries.
More about Ambulatory Care Centres

Family Care Clinics

Extended hours care, especially for those who need a family physician, have chronic diseases, or have addiction or mental health needs.
More about Family Care Clinics

Community & Public Health Centres

Services including: prenatal, health promotion, disease and injury prevention, and more.
More about Community & Public Health Centres

MyHealth.Alberta.ca

This website is a single place for you to go to find trustworthy health information and useful health tools, including a .
More about MyHealth.Alberta.ca

Pharmacists

Renew prescriptions, assess minor condition symptoms, offer treatment or refer you to the most appropriate treatment location.
More about Pharmacists

Walk-In Clinics

Many offer extended hours helping with concerns such as sprains, ear infections and flu symptoms.
More about Walk-In Clinics

Emergency Departments

For those who are seriously ill or injured. Patients with potentially life-threatening conditions should immediately phone 911.
More about Emergency Departments

 

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Find hospitals, services, and real-time emergency department wait times:

Mapping out services in your community (brochures and maps):

Kids Explain When to Go and Not Go to Emergency

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