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Alberta Health Services implementing immunization policy for staff

Alberta Health Services implementing immunization policy for staff

  • Sep 8, 2021

 

In the Hospital Sick Male Patient Sleeps on the Bed. Heart Rate Monitor Equipment is on His Finger.

Rural central Alberta bed closures expected to end soon

Bed reductions continue in Rimbey, Lacombe

 

AHS is still unable to determine the cause of a fecal bacteria contamination at Gull Lake and continues to advise people to stay out of the water. (Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff)

Water quality advisory issued for Ebeling Beach on Gull Lake

The advisory will remain in effect until further notice

  • Aug 20, 2021

 

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AHS: Stay safe in the sun this summer

Get outside this summer. There are plenty of benefits to being outdoors…

  • Jun 29, 2021
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Pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Ponoka June 2

Alberta Health Services is encouraging Ponoka residents to make an appointment to…

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Mobile mammography service to visit Ponoka next month

Women ages 50 to 74 — the group most at risk of…

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Higher level of seniors care coming to Ponoka, Drayton Valley

A total of 36 supportive living beds in Ponoka and Drayton Valley…

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Two peace officer vehicles are seen in front of the Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre at about 3:30 p.m. March 17. By then, the lock down had ended. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ponoka hospital locks down due to alleged threatening phone call

RCMP believe there is no further threat to public safety

Two peace officer vehicles are seen in front of the Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre at about 3:30 p.m. March 17. By then, the lock down had ended. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
<ins>The temporary COVID-19 testing centre in the parking lot at the Ponoka Community Health Centre on Hwy. 2A will close at the end of the day on Monday, Feb. 15. (File photo) </ins>

Temporary COVID-19 testing site closing in Ponoka

Testing remains available in other locations for residents

  • Feb 12, 2021
<ins>The temporary COVID-19 testing centre in the parking lot at the Ponoka Community Health Centre on Hwy. 2A will close at the end of the day on Monday, Feb. 15. (File photo) </ins>
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AHS promotes National Addictions Awareness Week

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is teaming up with individuals, community groups, schools…

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AHS: ‘Backyards can be full of dangers’

AHS: ‘Backyards can be full of dangers’

Tips for managing risks to children

  • Aug 16, 2020
AHS: ‘Backyards can be full of dangers’
AHS: Finding a new normal

AHS: Finding a new normal

Life in Alberta has been turned upside down with the COVID-19 outbreak.…

AHS: Finding a new normal
AHS: Diagnosis, treatment of a common eye disease

AHS: Diagnosis, treatment of a common eye disease

World Glaucoma Week is March 8 to 14

AHS: Diagnosis, treatment of a common eye disease
Start a smoke-free and vape-free life

Start a smoke-free and vape-free life

You’re ready to start a smoke-free and vape-free life. Here are some…

Start a smoke-free and vape-free life
Supporting a friend with mental health issues

Supporting a friend with mental health issues

AHS: Do you have a friend who just doesn’t seem to be their usual self?

Supporting a friend with mental health issues
The Amigos have been playing music at the Centennial Centre for Mental Health and Brain Injury for the last 21 years. Pictured (l-r) are: June Smithson, Marty Tuer, Marjie Feil Wessell, Chaplain Ricky Williams, Helmut Wessell and Sean Hart.                                Photo submitted

Celebrating musical volunteers at the Ponoka Centennial Centre

The Amigos have been playing music at the Centennial Centre for 21 years now

  • Feb 5, 2019
The Amigos have been playing music at the Centennial Centre for Mental Health and Brain Injury for the last 21 years. Pictured (l-r) are: June Smithson, Marty Tuer, Marjie Feil Wessell, Chaplain Ricky Williams, Helmut Wessell and Sean Hart.                                Photo submitted