Disease and conditions – Health information

Information is often your best defense against diseases and conditions. Alberta Health produces general and specific information about a variety of infectious diseases. 

  1. Addiction and Mental Health 
  2. BSE / vCJD
  3. Brucellosis
  4. Coronavirus
  5. Diabetes
  6. Ebola 
  7. Foodborne Illnesses, Common  
  8. Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome (HUS)
  9. Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome
  10. Hepatitis
  11. HIV Infection / AIDS
  12. Influenza (seasonal, avian, self-care, pandemic plan)
  13. Lyme Disease – Ticks and Tick Surveillance
  14. Mumps
  15. MRSA (Community Associated)
  16. Norovirus / Norwalk-like virus
  17. Sexually Transmitted Infections
  18. Tuberculosis (TB)
  19. West Nile Virus

Vaccine preventable diseases

Vaccines are successful in decreasing the incidence of disease. Many of the once common and deadly vaccine-preventable diseases are now controlled and covered in the comprehensive Alberta Immunization Program. These include: Chickenpox, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Polio, Haemophilus Influenza type b, Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Pneumococcal Disease and Meningococcal Disease.