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Therapists positions getting cut in Cold Lake

Funds that used to go through Alberta Health Services are now going to school boards, which created the cut. Two youth therapist positions will been cut in Cold Lake once a government-run program ends on September 1st, the effects of which will spill over into other youth-oriented services. The two …

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Mobile mammogram exams available in Vermilion

As health continues to be a focus, women are being reminded to have an important exam. Screen Test is offering mammograms in their mobile unit at the Vermilion Senior’s Centre until August 15. “Early detection offers more treatment options and is the best way to survive an essentially terrible disease,” …

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AHS thanks St Paul Healthcare Auxiliary

Pictured: left to right Auxiliary member Raymonde Boulianne, Auxiliary President Evelyn Collins, Area Manager Allied Health Sharon Winik, Occupational Therapist Paul (PJ) Dechaine, Auxiliary Member Gladys Boisvert, and Therapy Assistant Amy Malmberg. Photo captured prior to social distancing protocols.  The Occupational Therapy Department at Alberta Health Services’ St. Therese Healthcare …

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City encouraging residents to continue following health guidelines

Cold Lake provides update on COVID-19 response The City of Cold Lake COVID-19 task force continues to work with Alberta Health Services to assist its efforts and share the latest information in response to COVID-19. The city is encouraging residents to continue to follow provincial guidelines and self-isolate when required. …

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Recruitment underway for new AHS advisory council

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is now recruiting northern Alberta residents to become members of a new Addiction and Mental Health Parent & Family Advisory Council. AHS is seeking people who have lived experiences with child and youth addiction and mental health issues, who are passionate about healthcare, and who are interested …

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Mobile mammography service to visit Elizabeth Metis Settlement

Women ages 50-74 — the group most at risk of developing breast cancer — will have local access to mammography services when the Alberta Health Services Screen Test program arrives in the community next month. A mobile mammography trailer will be stationed at the Elizabeth Settlement Community Hall on Oct. …

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Mobile mammography service to visit Cold Lake First Nation

Women ages 50-74 — the group most at risk of developing breast cancer — will have local access to mammography services when the Alberta Health Services Screen Test program arrives in the community next month. A mobile mammography trailer will be stationed at the Cold Lake First Nation Health Centre …

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Blue-green algae detected at Cold Lake

A blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) bloom has been identified in areas of Cold Lake. Residents living near the shores of this lake, as well as visitors to this lake, are advised to use caution if a bloom is noted elsewhere in the lake. Weather and wind conditions can cause algae blooms …

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Blue-green algae detected at Moose Lake

A blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) bloom has been identified in areas of Moose Lake. Residents living near the shores of this lake, as well as visitors to this lake, are advised to take the following precautions: · Avoid all contact with blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) blooms. If contact occurs, wash with tap …

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