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. Find out how to give your local health-care heroes a healthy does of appreciation.

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paramedic

  • COVID-19 and rural Alberta

    COVID-19 and rural Alberta

    While the COVID-19 pandemic has forced the cancellation of many planned programs and activities, rural Albertans have continued to adapt and improvise.

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  • Community paramedics making a difference

    Community paramedics making a difference

    Ken Hildebrand once thought of in-home medical attention as a service for elderly patients. That was until he received care in mid-2019...

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  • Long-serving paramedic does it all for remote Rainbow Lake

    Long-serving paramedic does it all for remote Rainbow Lake

    Clinic paramedic Rick Cartier has almost experienced it all during his nearly three decades in emergency medical services (EMS). Cartier is based...

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  • Today we really got to see what a rural hospital is like’ – Bow Island Skills Day

    Today we really got to see what a rural hospital is like’ – Bow Island Skills Day

    More than 40 nursing and paramedic students from Medicine Hat College experienced the demands of working in a rural hospital on September...

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  • An Advanced Care Paramedic Shares His Experience Practising in Fort Chipewyan

    An Advanced Care Paramedic Shares His Experience Practising in Fort Chipewyan

    Vincent Dazé is an Advanced Care Paramedic in Fort Chipewyan.  Previously, he worked as a paramedic in Edmonton but was looking for...

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