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The health card is issued by the Government of Alberta and is available to permanent residents and visitors on a work permit. It provides free access to insured health care services.

For more information :

Government of Canada
Health Care

Government of Alberta, Alberta Health
Residents from out of country

Health services provided include primary health care such as physician services and hospital care, which represent the majority of healthcare spending. Some services however are not included, including dental care, prescription drugs and eyewear, ambulance services, etc. To be covered for these services you will need to subscribe to private health insurance.

Under the provincial government’s Alberta Works program, individuals and eligible low-income families may have access to free medical benefits. For more information, visit the following website:
Alberta Works