Alberta Health Services Central Zone

Red Deer Emergency Services logo. (Advocate file photo)

Child brought to Red Deer hospital via fire truck due to ambulance not being available

‘We don’t believe this has ever been done here in the City of Red Deer’

 

Wetaskiwin Hospital and Care Centre (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

Pilot project brings hospital- level care to Wetaskiwin patients’ homes

Some Wetaskiwin area residents are now receiving patient level care in their…

 

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith holds her first press conference in Edmonton, on Tuesday October 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Alberta government fires health board, appoints administrator to fix system stresses

The Alberta government has, for the second time in a decade, fired…

 

Alberta Health Services is looking for more volunteers in the Central Zone. (File photo)

Alberta Health Services looking for volunteers in the Central Zone

Volunteers are needed to support programs that provide care, comfort and companionship…

Alberta Health Services is looking for more volunteers in the Central Zone. (File photo)
The wait times for MRIs and CT scans is being reduced. (File photo)

Government reducing wait times for scans

The Alberta government is providing an additional $11 million this year for…

The wait times for MRIs and CT scans is being reduced. (File photo)
The Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre. (File photo)

Ponoka emergency department to close overnight

The Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre emergency department (ED) will be temporarily…

  • Aug 4, 2022
The Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre. (File photo)
(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

AHS no longer requires COVID-19 immunization of employees

Alberta Health Services (AHS) announced earlier this week it was rescinding its…

  • Jul 22, 2022
(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
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Mobile mammography service to visit Maskwacis

Women ages 50 to 74 – the group most at risk of…

  • Jul 8, 2022
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Pigeon Lake. (File photo)

Water quality advisory issued for Zeiner Park Beach at Pigeon Lake

Advisory will remain in effect until further notice

  • Jul 1, 2022
Pigeon Lake. (File photo)
(Advocate file photo).

Active COVID cases grow to 1,107 in Red Deer

Red Deer gained 56 more COVID cases on Wednesday, bringing the active…

(Advocate file photo).
(Black Press file photo).

COVID-19 cases double in Red Deer, compared to last week

The first update of 2022 is not good news

(Black Press file photo).
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Alberta Health Services not announcing 2022 New Year’s babies

AHS says it’s ‘simply not possible’ to facilitate interviews or invite media into facilities

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Canadian Medical Association president Dr. Katharine Smart is shown in a handout photo. The Canadian Medical Association and the Canadian Nurses Association held an emergency summit Tuesday night to discuss how move forward since the pandemic brought the health system to a breaking point, with no end in sight. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO/Canadian Medical Association

CMA president decries ‘gaslighting’ of health-care workers over COVID-19 toll

Health-care sector facing a “huge data gap” in knowing what resources are available for them

Canadian Medical Association president Dr. Katharine Smart is shown in a handout photo. The Canadian Medical Association and the Canadian Nurses Association held an emergency summit Tuesday night to discuss how move forward since the pandemic brought the health system to a breaking point, with no end in sight. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO/Canadian Medical Association
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw encouraged Albertans to get vaccinated on Monday. (File photo by The Associated Press)

Red Deer at 904 active cases

Alberta identifies 4,037 new COVID-19 cases over weekend

Alberta’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw encouraged Albertans to get vaccinated on Monday. (File photo by The Associated Press)
Red Deer hospital’s ICU is at 77 per cent capacity, with 17 COVID patients receiving intensive care. (File photo by Advocate staff)

ICU help coming for Red Deer hospital

About 20 Canadian Red Cross health workers going to Red Deer hospital

Red Deer hospital’s ICU is at 77 per cent capacity, with 17 COVID patients receiving intensive care. (File photo by Advocate staff)
(Black Press file image)

1,246 new COVID cases in Alberta

18 new deaths announced, including two in Red Deer

  • Sep 28, 2021
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Red Deer has the third most active COVID-19 cases in the province, behind only Calgary and Edmonton. (Black Press File Photo)

Red Deer up to 778 active cases of COVID-19

Red Deer added nearly 100 active COVID-19 cases over the weekend. As…

  • Sep 20, 2021
Red Deer has the third most active COVID-19 cases in the province, behind only Calgary and Edmonton. (Black Press File Photo)
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AHS: Stay safe in the sun this summer

Get outside this summer. There are plenty of benefits to being outdoors…

  • Jun 30, 2021
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Two peace officer vehicles are seen in front of the Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre at about 3:30 p.m. March 17. By then, the lock down had ended. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ponoka hospital locks down due to alleged threatening phone call

RCMP believe there is no further threat to public safety

Two peace officer vehicles are seen in front of the Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre at about 3:30 p.m. March 17. By then, the lock down had ended. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)