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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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  • Volunteers RISE to reduce rural pandemic isolation 

    Volunteers RISE to reduce rural pandemic isolation 

    Some medical student volunteers are reaching out to rural Canadians who feel isolated during the coronavirus pandemic.  The Rural and Isolated Support...

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  • Wetaskiwin program provides Elder support for Maskwacis moms

    Wetaskiwin program provides Elder support for Maskwacis moms

    Support is an integral part of every successful pregnancy. Yet for some women, especially those who have to travel for appointments, that...

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  • Rural Alberta companies help expand hospital capacity in Alberta and beyond during pandemic

    Rural Alberta companies help expand hospital capacity in Alberta and beyond during pandemic

    Two rural Alberta companies are making a big difference in the fight against COVID-19 by helping to expand the capacity of urban...

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  • The need to emphasize health-care assets when promoting community

    The need to emphasize health-care assets when promoting community

    Above: Red Deer College students Andrea Luca, RN (left), and Roxanne Hiebert, who works in health information management at the Red Deer...

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  • Mobile eye clinic has eyes on rural Alberta

    Mobile eye clinic has eyes on rural Alberta

    If you see a 40-foot recreational vehicle cruising in rural Alberta, you might not necessarily think of climbing aboard for an eye...

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  • Have floss will travel: Dental hygienists reach out to patients

    Have floss will travel: Dental hygienists reach out to patients

    Above: Lakeland area hygienist, Paulette Dahlseide, reviews patient Oscar Lacombe’s chart in his home. — Photo submitted. Receiving dental care isn’t what...

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  • Provincial program identifies hearing loss shortly after birth

    Provincial program identifies hearing loss shortly after birth

    Wembley mom, Bailey Carter, was in denial. Her daughter, Lilah, was only one-week-old and she had just failed a hearing test. “At...

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  • Communication support improves quality of life

    Communication support improves quality of life

    Effective communication isn’t easy for everyone and, for those who struggle with it, it can have a negative impact on their quality...

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  • Speech language pathologist assists rural people of all ages 

    Speech language pathologist assists rural people of all ages 

    Angeline Reimer didn’t think she’d ever be able to talk with her cousin again. The Lac La Biche area resident is the...

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  • Summertime wellness ideas from our Rural Community Consultants 

    Summertime wellness ideas from our Rural Community Consultants 

    Summer is here, and Albertans are hankering to get out and enjoy the sunshine and wildlife that is so abundant here this...

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  • Take this summer to support mental health 

    Take this summer to support mental health 

    With the COVID-19 pandemic overturning the summer plans of many people, it’s an important time to revisit ways to maintain our mental...

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  • Pontoon boat transports Lac La Biche pharmacist to work during flooding

    Pontoon boat transports Lac La Biche pharmacist to work during flooding

    Not everyone keeps a rain gauge by their home, but Zicki Eludin does. Therefore, it wasn’t surprising to the Lac La Biche...

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