New app helps Albertans access health care

Albertans can now meet with Alberta-licensed physicians through their smartphone, thanks to an initiative by TELUS Health.

Babylon by TELUS Health is a service already available in British Columbia via a free downloadable app. The app can serve as a new tool for Albertans to access health-care information and support in response to COVID-19 – from anywhere in the province. Albertans can use the service to check symptoms, book appointments, see a doctor, and get prescriptions and referrals

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FCSS announces loss of funding

On November 4, 2019 Kneehill Regional Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) received notification that the Alberta Government’s Ministry of Children’s Services had adopted changes based on the new “Well-Being and Resiliency Framework”. Due to these changes, Kneehill Regional FCSS had three grants/contracts totaling $492,234.00 terminated.

Children’s Services provided the opportunity for organizations across the province to submit proposals to access funding

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Kneehill County gives Final Reading to Rocky View County/Kneehill County IDP

Kneehill County Council held a regular council meeting on March 10, called to order at 8:30am.

Council began the meeting by approving the agenda and minutes with minor amendments, then gave approval to a third reading of the Rocky View County & Kneehill County Intermunicipal Development Plan, Bylaw 1805. This bylaw has been in the works for a while, and provides the framework for collaboration, open communication, and respect for autonomy between the counties.

Council has also been working

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New measures to limit COVID-19 in Alberta

The government will declare a state of public health emergency later today, empowering authorities under the Public Health Act to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Alberta’s Provincial Operations Centre has also been elevated from a level 3 to a level 4, the highest level.

Effective immediately and until further notice, the Alberta government is implementing additional measures, including cancelling events that have more than 50 people.

“This is an unprecedented moment in our histor

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