in Health Services are available to all students. A registered nurse
is on duty from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday to Friday.
Services available include information and counselling on general
health, nutrition and weight management, smoking cessation, alcohol
and drug education, and sexual health including prevention of sexually
transmitted diseases, birth control and pregnancy. Health Services
staff can also provide students with emergency and first aid assistance.
Students with specific conditions such as epilepsy, diabetes and
asthma are encouraged to inform the staff, so that they may assist
them more effectively if a problem arises.
doctors hold regular office hours, two hours per day, Monday to
Friday. Walk-in appointments are available, however, priority will
be given to students with appointments. Check with Health Services
staff for specific hours.
It is the
students responsibility to have medical health insurance coverage
for medical expenses. Out-of-province students continue to be covered
on their own provincial health insurance. Landed immigrants living
in Alberta are considered Alberta residents and must apply for Alberta
Health Care within 30 days of their arrival in the province. International
students living in alberta for one year or more will also qualify
for Alberta Health Care coverage. If a students Visa is for
less than one year, they are required to purchase private health
care coverage prior to coming or on arrival in Canada. Applications
for Alberta Health Care and private insurance are available from
LCC Health Services.
information, call (403) 320 3289.