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December 18, 2018

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This protocol provides a framework for a coordinated response to unusual outbreaks of communicable diseases where other protocols are not already in place. It sets out key guiding principles for the identification of, and coordinated response to, unusual outbreaks in order to: outline roles and...


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December 17, 2018

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The Alberta Immunization Policy outlines the policies for the provision of publicly-funded immunizations in Alberta. It contains a complete listing of vaccines and biologicals that are publicly-funded and indications for their use. PLEASE NOTE: These policies and documents are revised as new...


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December 17, 2018

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The monitoring of adverse events following immunization (AEFI) involving vaccines and biologicals administered in Alberta is an important evaluation component of the provincial immunization program. The purpose of this document is to provide AEFI reporting guidance for Alberta immunization...


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December 17, 2018

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The Alberta Vaccine Storage and Handling Policy applies to all provincially funded vaccines and outlines the accountabilities, roles and responsibilities for staff and immunizers in maintaining vaccine viability for provincially funded vaccines. The Policy sets out cold chain (storage, transport,...


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December 7, 2018

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As of January 1, 2019, pharmacists will be able to provide routine Pneumococcal Polysaccharide 23 –Valent vaccine (Pneumo-P 23) to eligible adults 65 years of age and older. This fact sheet outlines the eligibility criteria for the vaccine and reporting requirements for pharmacists. Included is...


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December 3, 2018

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Mercury (Hg) enters the environment through natural processes and human activities. There are three forms of Hg: elemental (metallic) mercury, inorganic mercury salts and organic mercury compounds. Methylmercury (MeHg) is often formed from inorganic mercury during biological processes such as...


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December 1, 2018

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Reference list of reportable communicable diseases for medical officers of health and their designates.


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November 30, 2018

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These bulletins are created to provide health care professionals with clarification and guidance in understanding the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (AHCIP) and to keep them apprised of updates and changes to the Plan. Bulletin numbering reflects the AHCIP services to which the bulletin...


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November 30, 2018

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The Alberta Aids to Daily Living (AADL) program manual includes information on eligibility, cost-share exemption, quantity and frequency review requests and vendor, authorizer and specialty supplier roles and responsibilities. The program manual also includes policies and procedures for each...


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November 28, 2018

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Decision summaries of the Protection for Persons in Care Director contain information about allegations of abuse which have been the subject of investigation by an independent investigator, and decisions made by the Director. Publicly posting of the decision summaries began in April 2016 to...