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What services are offered at Calgary Regional Health Authority?

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Alberta Health Services, formerly Calgary Regional Health Authority, offers health care to Alberta residents and select clients in Saskatchewan, British Columbia and the Northwest Territories, and also provides an online library of health information. The Alberta Health Services website also has information on health care education and careers.

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As of 2015, Alberta Health Services has over 650 health care facilities, such as clinics, hospitals, continuing care centers, community health sites and mental health facilities. It provides additional services through stand-alone psychiatric facilities, acute care hospitals, community palliative care centers, hospice beds and mental health beds. The Alberta Health Services has equity partnerships in 42 primary care networks as of 2015.

The organization's website provides multiple information libraries. The Health Information tab provides links to information on poison and drugs, influenza, addiction and mental health, injury prevention, and safety and travel health. Some of the links also provide contact information and helplines for those in need.

The Information For tab has links to services for continuing care and aboriginal health. The continuing care service provides home care, supportive living and long-term care. The Aboriginal Health Program offers health services to aboriginal people in the area, including the First Nations, Métis and Inuit. The Information For tab also has a link to medication list services.

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