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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 14, 2018

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Alberta’s Family Violence Death Review Committee (the Committee) is an internal arm’s length, multi-disciplinary, cross-sector group reporting directly to the Minister of Community and Social Services. The Committee has the responsibility to review family violence deaths and make recommendations...


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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 6, 2018

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This document defines the roles of post-secondary and public health systems in improving post-secondary student mental health and gives examples of the types of screening, brief interventions and referrals that fit within a post-secondary institution's mandate.


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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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Provides information about health and safety in the workplace.


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December 1, 2018

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The information in this Safety Bulletin is intended to help employers report and investigate workplace injuries and incidents as required by the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act. This is the law that governs workplace health and safety in Alberta. Injuries may also have to be reported to...