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COVID-19

  • 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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  • Then and now: Comparing today’s pandemic with historical outbreak

    Then and now: Comparing today’s pandemic with historical outbreak

    It’s been over 100 years since the deadly Spanish Influenza pandemic hit Alberta, and it will be some time yet before we...

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  • 1918-1919: Spanish flu took its toll on one east-central Alberta community

    1918-1919: Spanish flu took its toll on one east-central Alberta community

    The pastoral prairie around Alliance was quiet long before COVID-19 required citizens to social distance. This scenic village, situated near the Battle...

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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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  • 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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  • Pharmacists step up to serve rural communities during pandemic

    Pharmacists step up to serve rural communities during pandemic

    Pharmacists across Alberta have tweaked procedures to protect themselves and their patients throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Long-term residents in northern Alberta stay entertained during COVID-19

    Long-term residents in northern Alberta stay entertained during COVID-19

    Long-term care residents in High Level and Fort Vermilion are staying entertained during COVID-19.

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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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  • Fort McMurray’s 3D printers make face masks easier to wear 

    Fort McMurray’s 3D printers make face masks easier to wear 

    When a need appears, Albertan communities will rise to the challenge, identifying solutions to problems we never knew we would have.

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  • Fort McMurray flooding spotlights volunteer efforts 

    Fort McMurray flooding spotlights volunteer efforts 

    Flood water hadn’t completed its assault on downtown Fort McMurray late last month before an unofficial army of volunteers mobilized to support displaced residents and businesses.

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