Emergency Medical Services Special Operations

Alberta Health Services - Edmonton Zone


Description
Through planning, this service increases access to emergency medical services at mass gathering events. Special Operations works to lessen the impact that events have on the healthcare system.

This service works with planners of events that involve over 1500 people. The type of activities that are taking place at the event are important in determining the level of involvement of Alberta Health Services (AHS) Emergency Medical Services (EMS).

Special Operations:

  • obtains information from the organizer to assist in planning for their event
  • cooperates with municipalities to ensure that event guests have access to emergency medical services
  • works to lessen the impact of the event on the healthcare system

Affiliation: Edmonton Police Service, Civic Events Office, other first response agencies
Key Provider: advanced care paramedics, primary care paramedics
Eligibility
N/A
Application Process
Service Access: See below, Event organizers contact the service to coordinate their event.
Referral Process: N/A


Waiting Period: N/A,
Telephone
780-822-1818
Email
emsspecialevents@albertahealthservices.ca
Fees
Fee: Yes,

Fees may apply.




Fee Reduction: N/A
Membership Fee: N/A
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Last Verified On
April 4, 2023
Location
Edmonton
Hours of Operation
Mon
08:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Tue
08:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Wed
08:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Thu
08:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Fri
08:00 AM to 04:00 PM