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February 21, 2017

Beds to help youth with addictions in Red Deer – A new $7.3-million, eight-bed safe house for children with drug and alcohol addictions in central Alberta begins the design phase.

February 14, 2017

Have a heart: become an organ donor – This Valentine’s Day, Darren and Michelle Reynes are again able to celebrate their love, thanks to life-saving organ donations.

February 7, 2017

Province expands naloxone program, adds treatment spaces – Alberta firefighters have greater access to lifesaving naloxone kits now that all first responders can administer naloxone by injection.

January 16, 2017

Sylvan Lake gets improved health care – Residents of Sylvan Lake and area will have access to more health-care services under expanded hours.


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

  • Tim Kulak, Assistant Director, 780-415-2496
  • Timothy Wilson, Ministry Press Secretary, 780-638-9503
  • Laura Tupper, Ministry Press Secretary, 780-721-9795

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