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March 16, 2018

Province takes precautionary action to protect public health – Alberta Environment and Parks and Alberta Health Services have issued new orders to protect residents living near a former creosote treatment plant in northeast Edmonton.

March 9, 2018

Overdose prevention site opens on Blood Tribe – The province is working with a harm-reduction agency in Lethbridge to provide lifesaving medical supervision on Kainai First Nation.

March 2, 2018

New tools for family doctors in opioid crisis – Alberta families affected by the opioid crisis will benefit from new life-saving prevention and treatment supports at physicians’ offices across the province.

Feb. 28, 2018

Government achieves health savings – A new collaborative funding framework between the province and the Alberta Pharmacists’ Association will reduce government health-care costs and make life more affordable for Albertans.

Feb. 22, 2018

Permanent dialysis unit opens in Lac La Biche – The new dialysis unit at the William J. Cadzow – Lac La Biche Healthcare Centre means more patients can receive this life-saving treatment in a comfortable setting closer to home.


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