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Alberta Wildfires Emergency Alert

Areas of Northern Alberta remain under mandatory evacuation orders or alerts. For details on affected communities visit Alberta Emergency Alert.

Updates from Alberta Health Services will be posted on our Wildfire Resources page. Updates from the Alberta government will be posted on their emergency page.

EMS Medical Control Protocols

AHS EMS ground and air practitioners follow a set of evidence-based Medical Control Protocols when providing to care to patients. These protocols ensure consistent standards of care are being provided province-wide.

Protocols are clearly defined clinical treatment pathways that EMS paramedical staff will follow when providing care. MCPs are NOT guidelines. They are protocols and must be followed.

The protocols were developed by a provincial committee comprised of EMS staff, physician leadership and Alberta Health and Wellness. All protocols are evidence-based and have been reviewed by specialty experts such as emergency physicians and pediatricians. Protocols are in compliance with the Emergency Health Services Regulation.

The 2014 EMS MCPs are currently available here. Please note, the app requires Internet Explorer version 8 or up, or latest versions of Chrome and Firefox.  

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