Articles written by Minister Tyler Shandro
Correcting misinformation and clearing up the facts on the Health budget and physician compensation.
- Take action to protect yourself and others and prevent the spread of novel coronavirus disease COVID-19.
- It’s still flu season. Learn more about influenza and how you can protect yourself.
- Just because it is legal doesn’t mean it is safe. Get facts on the health risks of using cannabis at www.drugsafe.ca
- Alberta offers a range of addiction care services. Albertans can choose a path that makes sense for them.
The Ministry of Health works to ensure Albertans receive the right health care services, at the right time, in the right place, provided by the right health care providers and teams.
Alberta Health is responsible for:
- setting policy, legislation and standards for the health system in Alberta
- allocating health funding
- administering provincial programs such as the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan
- providing expertise on communicable disease control
- implementing and ensuring compliance with government policy
Health services are planned and delivered by Alberta Health Services. Some public health services may also be provided by private health care clinics, for example, dentists' offices.
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Dental fees in Alberta
The 2019 dental fee guide will help you save money during your next trip to the dentist.
Help in tough times
Services and resources to help you in stressful times.
Alberta's opioid crisis response
How Alberta is responding to the increase in fentanyl- and opioid-related deaths in our province.
- Mar 29, 2020
A third Albertan has died and 40 additional cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 661.
- Mar 28, 2020
Seventy-nine additional cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 621. Aggressive public health measures continue to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
- Mar 27, 2020
Fifty-six additional cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 542.
To protect Albertans and prevent the spread of COVID-19, the province has introduced new restrictions on mass gatherings and specific types of businesses.