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October 30, 2019

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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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October 25, 2019

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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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October 21, 2019

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Influenza is a vaccine-preventable disease which leads to many hospitalizations and deaths in Alberta each year. The elderly, the very young, pregnant women and those living with chronic or immune-compromising conditions are particularly vulnerable . The goal of Alberta’s Influenza Immunization...


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October 11, 2019

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Each year around the globe the influenza virus causes a significant burden on health care systems and society in general. This annual summary provides statistics and analysis of influenza activity in Alberta for the given season and includes a provincial overview, influenza activity by health...


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September 30, 2019

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


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September 19, 2019

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This annual summary highlights key findings on the incidence of communicable diseases in Alberta. Requirements for reporting communicable diseases are mandated by the Communicable Diseases Regulation, under the Public Health Act. Alberta Health participates in the collection, analysis and...


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September 3, 2019

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Information for health professionals on the use of Fluzone® high-dose influenza vaccine .


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August 23, 2019

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


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August 23, 2019

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


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June 1, 2019

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