Pandemic influenza – Contacts and resources

Alberta Health Services 

Health Link

  • Call 811 

Alberta Health

  • 780-427-7164

Alberta Emergency Management Agency 

Health resources

Inner city resources

  • The Flu and You – Prepared by Edmonton’s Boyle Street Community Services and Streetworks. This booklet gives tips for inner city residents, their friends and families on how to stay healthy during the influenza (flu) season
  • Planning for Pandemic guide – Prepared by Boyle Street Community Services and Streetworks of Edmonton. This guide is for inner city non-profit organizations to help with their influenza pandemic planning initiatives

Government of Canada / Public Health Agency of Canada

  • Flu Watch – FluWatch is Canada's national surveillance system that monitors the spread of flu and flu-like illnesses on an on-going basis
  • Influenza – A list of Government of Canada resources on influenza, including the Canadian Plan for Influenza Pandemic (CPIP), influenza surveillance and information on other types of influenza
  • Avian Influenza – A list of Government of Canada resources on Avian Influenza
  • Fight Flu – A collection of information on influenza, including links to provincial and territorial information on the flu and vaccination programs
  • Canadian Pandemic Influenza Plan for the Health Sector – The full version of the Canadian Pandemic Influenza Plan

International

  • World Health Organization (WHO) Influenza information – The website for the World Health Organization’s Global Influenza Programme, including information on their Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Framework 
  • CDC Pandemic Resources– Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) resources for pandemic flu, including international surveillance, risk assessment and pandemic preparedness tools