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June 11, 2018

New opioid treatment clinics in northern Alberta – The province is opening new treatment clinics in northern Alberta so that hundreds of people struggling with substance use can get the help they need close to home.

June 4, 2018

Better, faster health care for Sylvan Lake – Residents and visitors to Sylvan Lake can now receive treatment for non-life-threatening injuries, including stitches and basic fractures, 16 hours a day, including evenings and weekends.

May 30, 2018

Doctors’ deal supports patients, achieves savings – The province has reached a two-year funding agreement with the Alberta Medical Association that benefits patient care and saves $95 million in health-care costs.

May 29, 2018

Opioid response commission term extended – The province is building on the life-saving work of the Minister’s Opioid Emergency Response Commission by extending its term for another 18 months


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