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Dec. 8, 2017

Opioid services improved for South Asian community – Calgary’s South Asian community will have greater access to overdose reversal kits and opioid dependency treatment with new support from the province.

Nov. 30, 2017

Minister Hoffman: Statement about fertility services – Health Minister Sarah Hoffman issued a statement about access to fertility treatment

Nov. 22, 2017

New dental guide gives families options – A new fee guide will give Albertans an additional tool to help save money and get better value during their next trip to the dentist.

Nov. 15, 2017

Sherwood Park gets new opioid treatment clinic – A new public clinic offering opioid dependency treatment is opening in the Strathcona Community Hospital.

Nov. 14, 2017

Preventing sexually transmitted infections – The Alberta government and its partners are increasing testing and raising awareness about sexually transmitted infections (STIs).


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Media inquiries concerning Alberta's health-care system and the department of Alberta Health can be directed to:

  • Health Communications,
  • Brent Wittmeier, Press Secretary, 587-985-5104
  • Laura Ehrkamp, Press Secretary, 780-721-9795

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