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Official Twitter account of Alberta Health Services. Not monitored 24/7. For emergencies, dial 911. For non-urgent medical advice, pls. call Health Link at 811.

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Alberta Health Services
16 days ago
Sabear, 30, says he believed false info he saw on social media. “That's why I never got the vaccine. I was scared.” Then he landed in the ICU w/ COVID-19. “I want to tell people that having COVID is probably the scariest thing you'll go through. It's not a joke. Get the vaccine.”
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Alberta Health Services
4 hours ago
If you are pregnant, you can get the COVID-19 vaccine at any time during pregnancy. Vaccines are safe and effective. They lower your chance of becoming very sick from COVID-19 and spreading the virus to others, including your baby. Learn more at 2/2
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Alberta Health Services
4 hours ago
Rhonda, shown here with her son, is expecting her second child. Though she initially hesitated on getting her second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, she recently completed her immunizations to fully protect herself and her family. Read her story: (1/2)
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Alberta Health Services
5 hours ago
“There's this internet meme that COVID vaccines might cause erectile dysfunction. There's been no evidence for that,” says Dr. Daniel Gregson. “These vaccines are very safe and you don't need to be concerned about that as a side effect.”
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@YourAlberta
Alberta Government
a day ago
#Spookyszn is upon us, but it’s not as scary as #COVID19AB. If you’re planning on hosting or attending a #Halloween party, follow the current gathering restrictions. Get more tips so the only thing that haunts you is a candy hangover:
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Alberta Health Services
20 hours ago
Results will help us plan our vaccine and information rollout as Alberta families prepare to make this important decision. (3/4)
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Alberta Health Services
20 hours ago
If you are the parent or guardian of a child or children between the ages of 5 and 11, please consider filling out our short, anonymous survey. (2/4)
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Alberta Health Services
20 hours ago
As we prepare for Health Canada’s approval for the COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5 – 11, AHS would like to hear from Alberta families. (1/4)
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Alberta Health Services
22 hours ago
Freddie Walker, 6, was diagnosed with multi-system inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C). Linked to COVID-19, the dangerous condition can affect the brain, lungs, kidneys, or, in Freddie's case, the heart. "She's now out of the ICU and doing a lot better," said her mom.
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Alberta Health Services
23 hours ago
All Albertans, 6 months of age and older, are eligible to be immunized against influenza. This includes people living,working, going to school,or visiting Alberta. Book an appt today at AHS public health clinics, community pharmacies, or a doctor’s office.
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Alberta Health Services
a day ago
The COVID-19 vaccine is safe & effective. AHS is strongly urging those who are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or have recently delivered, to get both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible. You can learn more at .
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Dr. Verna Yiu
a day ago
I’m looking forward to @ahs_media hosting @i4_2021 on Nov 3 & 4. This virtual event is a great opportunity to learn from one another & explore innovative ways to build the future of healthcare in Alberta & across Canada. Register at by this Friday.
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Alberta Health Services
a day ago
There is no evidence that COVID-19 vaccines cause fertility problems for women or men. If you have questions about vaccine safety, talk to your family physician or call Health Link at 811.
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Alberta Health Services
a day ago
Remember: If you are struggling, you are not alone. There are supports in place to help you. Visit or call the Mental Health Helpline at 1-877-303-2642.
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Alberta Health Services
a day ago
A Respiratory Therapist is pictured caring for a COVID-19 patient in the Intensive Care Unit. #ThankYou #WeAreAHS #RTWeek2021
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Alberta Health Services
2 days ago
Screening mammograms are used to find early signs of breast cancer in women who have no symptoms. If you’re 50 to 74, have a mammogram every 2 years or as decided by you and your doctor. Visit to learn more.
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Alberta Health Services
2 days ago
The COVID-19 vaccine does not cause erectile dysfunction. Studies have found that the vaccine does not affect male fertility—but COVID-19 (the disease) can. If you have questions, talk to your family physician or call Health Link at 811.
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Alberta Health Services
2 days ago
Anyone who is pregnant can get a COVID-19 vaccine. Visit for accurate & reliable information.
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