We know that wildfires are a very challenging situation for everyone, and we want people to know that we are here to help and support them. The following information and tools can help you stay safe, plan ahead and remain healthy during the difficult time of wildfire season. The below resources include mental health resources, air quality guidance and health information, and emergency planning kits.
Updated: May 26, 2023
Get situation updates and recovery information on major active emergencies that require a coordinated provincial response.
Emergency Alerts | Alberta Wildfire Status Dashboard
Emergency Financial Help for Wildfire Evacuees
How to Help - Offers & Donations Government of Alberta
Guidelines for Emergency Food Donations
Wildfire Information, Advice & Supports Available (May 12) | All Updates
Acute Care Services Resume in Swan Hills (June 2)
Fox Creek Laboratory & Diagnostic Imaging Re-opens (May 26)
Limited Acute Care Services Resume in High Prairie (May 26)
Acute Care Services Resume in Valleyview (May 25)
Swan Hills Healthcare Centre Emergency Department Re-Opens (May 25)
Acute Care & Maternity Services Resume in Edson (May 25)
Valleyview Laboratory & Diagnostic Imaging Re-opens (May 24)
Should services be disrupted in Alberta, information will be made available for you. Visit Emergency Plan, Alberta Kidney Care.
We are here to help. You are not alone.
There are resources and services available to help you and your loved ones cope with health care needs and stress in this difficult time.
Remember, it is okay to ask for help. Everyone deals with stress differently and a traumatic event can have a big impact.
Been evacuated? If you need immediate assistance, phone 911.
Experiencing an evacuation can be stressful and overwhelming. If you need to talk, call the Mental Health Help Line at 1-877-303-2642 or Health Link at 811.