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Clinics adapt in response to COVID-19 to keep patients safe and healthy

COVID-19 has changed the way we work, live, and even how we look at health care. Even though treating and preventing the Coronavirus remains a…

COVID-19 has changed the way we work, live, and even how we look at health care. Even though treating and preventing the Coronavirus remains a top priority, those who keep Albertans healthy remind us they are still working hard to…

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  • Pandemics present opportunities to learn from the past

    Pandemics present opportunities to learn from the past

    COVID-19’s arrival in Alberta caught many residents by surprise. For provincial health-care officials, it wasn’t totally unexpected. “There have been multiple examples...

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  • Castor senior recalls epidemics past during COVID-19 outbreak

    Castor senior recalls epidemics past during COVID-19 outbreak

    Today’s pandemic brings back a flood of memories for Luella Kowalsky.

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  • The Rural & Isolated Support Endeavour (RISE)

    The Rural & Isolated Support Endeavour (RISE)

    RISE was created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to provide emotional support and companionship to patients living in rural areas across Canada who are experiencing increased isolation due to social distancing restrictions.

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  • From Jamaica to Lac La Biche, this RN loves the switch to rural practice

    From Jamaica to Lac La Biche, this RN loves the switch to rural practice

    Before COVID-19, you often could find registered nurse, Debbiann Wilson, hitting a punching bag in her free time.  “I try to do some boxing, which I’m...

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  • Northwest Alberta is home to RhPAP’s 2020 Health-care Heroes

    Northwest Alberta is home to RhPAP’s 2020 Health-care Heroes

    The Peace Regional Healthcare Attraction and Retention Committee recognized for welcoming health providers, engaging and empowering community with their work

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  • Wainwright is “undeniably a better place” thanks to 2020 Rhapsody Award recipient

    Wainwright is “undeniably a better place” thanks to 2020 Rhapsody Award recipient

    The Peace Regional Healthcare Attraction and Retention Committee recognized for welcoming health providers, engaging and empowering community with their work

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  • Pandemic reveals strength of primary care collaboration 

    Pandemic reveals strength of primary care collaboration 

    As COVID-19 settled into the Calgary area in mid-March, some physician groups throughout the region reached out to one another for support and to establish a collaborative response.

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  • Peace Regional Committee named 2020 RhPAP Rhapsody Community Award recipient

    Peace Regional Committee named 2020 RhPAP Rhapsody Community Award recipient

    The Peace Regional Healthcare Attraction and Retention Committee recognized for welcoming health providers, engaging and empowering community with their work

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  • May 25 to 29, 2020 is Alberta Rural Health Week

    May 25 to 29, 2020 is Alberta Rural Health Week

    Your opportunity to provide rural Alberta’s health-care heroes with a healthy dose of recognition In recognition of the importance of Alberta’s rural...

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  • A special tribute to all rural Alberta front-line health-care managers

    A special tribute to all rural Alberta front-line health-care managers

    Front-line health-care managers normally put in long days and a lot of hard work to make sure patients get the best care...

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  • A special thank you to all our rural nurses on International Nurses Day

    A special thank you to all our rural nurses on International Nurses Day

    May 12, 2020 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale. Nightingale was a pioneer of modern day nursing. She...

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  • May 25 to 29, 2020 is Alberta Rural Health Week

    May 25 to 29, 2020 is Alberta Rural Health Week

    May 25-29, 2020 is Alberta Rural Health Week: a great opportunity to honour the contributions of the rural Alberta health-care providers and community volunteers who help keep health care close to home. 

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