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August 31, 2018

Overdose Awareness Day: Minister Hoffman statement – Minister of Health Sarah Hoffman issued a statement acknowledging International Overdose Awareness Day,

August 29, 2018

New opioid crisis supports for Indigenous people – A provincial grant to Native Friendship Centres is supporting the hiring of four navigators to connect people with life-saving treatment, harm reduction and culturally sensitive wraparound services.

July 27, 2018

More mental health services for Calgary families – More families will have access to supports for anxiety, depression and stress thanks to funding to expand services at the Calgary Counselling Centre.

July 25, 2018

New hospital wing improving care in Medicine Hat – A brand new wing at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital will mean increased access to better health-care services for area families.

July 19, 2018

New, larger Misericordia emergency department – Minister of Health Sarah Hoffman joined staff, patients and community members to unveil the location of the Misericordia Community Hospital’s new emergency department.



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