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January 16, 2019

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Cyanobacteria (also referred to as blue-green algae) are common photosynthetic bacteria that live in surface waters. Under favorable conditions, such as warm water and high nutrient content, these bacteria can form nuisance “blooms”. The presence of blooms in recreational water causes unpleasant...


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January 15, 2019

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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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January 14, 2019

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Intended for public health professionals, this document provides a summary of the exclusions and recommendations for microbiological clearance for cases and contacts of cases with enteric illnesses who work in sensitive occupations or situations based on a review of current best practices.


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January 1, 2019

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Intended for public health professionals, this resource presents the recommended practices for the management and reporting of rabies as a notifiable disease. Topics covered include: a case definition of the disease; information on reporting requirements; disease etiology; clinical presentation;...


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January 1, 2019

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This manual has been developed through a partnership between Alberta Health, Alberta Health Services, the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch – Alberta Region, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, and Alberta Environment and Parks to provide guidance to public health and veterinary professionals...


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December 21, 2018

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Alberta Aids to Daily Living assists Albertans with a long-term disability, chronic illness or terminal illness, in maintaining independence in their community. AADL provides funding for basic medical equipment and supplies to meet clinically assessed needs. The AADL bulletin provides notices,...


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Last Modified

December 20, 2018

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Intended for public health professionals, this resource presents the recommended practices for the reporting of diseases in unusual form as notifiable diseases. Includes a case definition and reporting requirements for the diseases. The guidelines were developed by Alberta Health with input and...


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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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Last Modified

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...