Northern Lights Regional Health Centre (NLRHC) today announced it has begun to offer core health services in Fort McMurray.
Core regional hospital healthcare services offered by NLRHC include:
- Medical and surgical inpatient
- Intensive care unit
- Operating room
- Obstetrical, pediatric and psychiatry services
Starting June 21, all priority NLRHC health services are planned to be restored, including Ambulatory Care (Endoscopy and Exercise Stress Testing) and Dialysis services. Starting June 23, repatriation of NLRHC and Continuing/Long Term Care patients will begin.
Alberta Health Services Recommendations
AHS is recommending individuals delay returning to Fort McMurray until after June 20 if they:
- Require dialysis;
- Are receiving cancer treatments.
If you are not sure or if you have further questions, please call Health Link (811).
Future updates and wildfire resources from Alberta Health Services will be posted on www.ahs.ca/wildfire.