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Address:
744 26th Street South, Fort MacLeod, AB, Canada, Alberta, Canada
Description:

Phone: 403-553-5351

Fax: 403-553-2333

Address: Box 520, Fort Macleod, AB, TOL OZO; 744 - 26th Street

Website: www.chr.ab.ca

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 to 4:30 pm

Mission: Alberta Health Services will promote, maintain, and improve the health of residents in the region by ensuring an affordable, accessible, accountable and integrated health system. Our vision is one in which residents of the region have adopted healthy behaviors and appropriately utilize the health resources of the region where individuals/families/communities are valued for their contribution to improving the health of population/environment, and where equity in health-status exists between communities.

Services:

Wellness Services – Public Health Nursing – provides preventative and educational services to help people of all age groups to make healthy lifestyle choices.

Children’s Health – Infant/Preschool Development – health professional who provides, information, education, and support to families who have concerns about their child’s development or special needs

Audiology – health professional assesses hearing and diagnoses hearing loss, also helping to manage hearing difficulties

Speech-Language Pathology –health professional assesses and diagnoses communication difficulties, and may provide appropriate intervention strategies.

Health Protection – the program ensures compliance with the Public Health Act and its Regulations and/or provincial standards with regards to food establishments, institutions, personal care, recreation, housing, special events, and communicable disease control.

Environmental Health - monitors and evaluates the quality of water for municipalities, private, and recreational use. It focuses on the assessment of health risks, and community and environmental health needs. The program is also responsible for emergency preparedness.

Regional Infection Control – program is responsible for prevention and/or reduction of infections in patients, staff or visitors within the CHR.

Population Health –The Population Health program of the Chinook Health Region collects, accesses, correlates and interprets population health statistical information through a variety of survey/research techniques and makes appropriate recommendations for action to improve the health of residents of the Region.

Health Promotion – Work with community groups and individuals, to help solve problems, build strengths, self-sufficiency and well-being. Also, provides assistance in applying for “Action for Health” funding, which is available to fund creative ways to address determinants of health.

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