Health Link

A telephone service, which provides free 24/7 nurse advice and general health information for Albertans.

Health Link provides a number of clinical services including tele-triage and health advice, navigation services and online content support for all Albertans by calling 811 or by using one of its companion web products, or

The specific services include:

  • symptom-based nurse triage and health information
  • system navigation
  • dementia advice service (a dementia nurse can do an in-depth assessment, provide advice, and connect caller with resources and supports in their community)
  • catch-a-break osteoporosis screening
  • AlbertaQuits Tobacco Helpline
  • addictions information and referral
  • central access to specialized services
  • referrals to clinical services including specialized medication advice and dietitian services