AHS closes hospital beds at Lacombe Hospital

LACOMBE— On July 9 Alberta Health Services (AHS) closed 12 more hospital beds, including palliative care…

Dr. Hinshaw confirms AstraZeneca-linked death in Alberta

Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw confirmed a death linked to vaccine-induced immune thrombotic…

Mayor Veer addresses COVID-19 case numbers in city, region

Red Deer Mayor Tara Veer reacted to the increased number of cases of COVID-19 in the…

Higher level of seniors care coming to Ponoka

RED DEER – A total of 36 supportive living beds in Drayton Valley and Ponoka will…

COVID-19 swabbing and immunization in Red Deer moving under one roof

Alexandra Koch photo RED DEER — COVID-19 swabbing and immunization services will soon be located in…

Over 12,000 vaccines administered in Central Health Zone

By Lacie Nairn, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter/The Drumheller Mail The national COVID-19 vaccine shortage continues, and…

Olds addiction counsellor’s story brings hope to others

Jody Tomm is an AHS addiction counsellor with Community Addiction & Mental Health in Olds. (Photo supplied.)…

$850,000 donation helps advance care in Sylvan Lake

SYLVAN LAKE – Installation of a new digital radiographic X-ray unit at the Sylvan Lake Advanced…

New mental health program launches in central Alberta to help teens

–Mary Pahlke photo RED DEER – Central Alberta youth will benefit from additional supports being offered…

AHS offers range of addiction, mental health support for Red Deer and area

RED DEER – Uncertainty during times of crisis can be overwhelming, and this year has been…

Alberta expands zone of Rapid COVID-19 pilot testing program

The concept of this rapid screening is aimed at people who have had symptoms for less…

Lacombe has 17 cases of COVID-19, goes into ‘Enhanced Watch’ status

As of Nov. 24, the City of Lacombe has 17 cases of COVID-19 in the region…