Alberta Health Services

Central Zone - Community Health Centres

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Description
Community Health Centres offer a variety of services and programs for all ages that help communities maintain and improve their health by working with them to create healthy and supportive environments.

Provide people with information to make healthy choices, and opportunities to learn from and support each other to improve their quality of life. Community - based health programs can be accessed through any Community Health Centre (public health site).

Community based health programs work in the community to protect, promote, prevent, rehabilitate, support, and treat. The following services are available directly or through referral by contacting any Community Health Centre in the Central Zone:

  • clinics and Immunization
  • environmental public health
  • immunization clinics including influenza and international travel
  • ostomy clinics
  • mobility clinics such as walkers
  • education, consultation & counselling
  • genetics counselling
  • seniors' support and counselling
  • mental health counselling
  • nutrition consultation
  • breastfeeding counselling
  • oral health consultation
  • school programs for health promotion
  • sexual health consultation
  • food safe, water analysis
  • asthma education
  • tobacco reduction
  • injury prevention
  • addiction services - information, prevention and treatment
  • oral health services
  • early intervention program services

Support and Allied Health services include:

  • public health inspections
  • public health nursing and home care services
  • pediatric rehabilitation and outreach services (e.g. occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech language pathology, audiology services)
  • palliative care
  • follow up and support for moms and early discharged newborns
  • continuing care placement coordination
  • home IV therapy
  • communicable disease control
  • Alberta Aids to Daily Living
  • respiratory services
  • hospital discharge planning
  • healthy communities facilitation
Key Provider: early intervention program workers, environmental public health inspectors, health promotion facilitators, occupational therapists (OTs), pediatric audiologists, physiotherapists, recreation therapists, registered dental assistants, registered dental hygienists, registered nurses (RNs), social workers, speech-language pathologists (SLPs),
Eligibility
Yes, Varies, depending on service required.
Application Process
Service Access: See below, Call for informationReferral Process: Yes,

Referrals are required for some programs. Clients should call the local Community Health Centre (Public Health site) for details.



Waiting Period: Yes,

Waiting time varies depending on service required.

Telephone
780-895-5817
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: Yes,

There are fees for some of the health services offered and clients are advised of fees when calling the Community Health Centre (Public Health site).

Fee Reduction: Yes,

Fee reductions offered for some services, depending on the program/service.

Membership Fee: No
Documents Required

Referrals are required for some programs. Clients should call the local Community Health Centre (Public Health site) for details.

Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: Yes - Ambulance Bay
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
March 25, 2013
Address
5216 53 Street
Lamont, AB, T0B 2R0

This facility provides a range of healthcare services including an emergency department with limited hours.


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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Tue
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Wed
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Thu
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Fri
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM