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Bow Valley Primary Care Network


Bow Valley Primary Care Network

In the Bow Valley Primary Care Network, physicians and other health professionals work as a team to provide access to comprehensive primary care services for Bow Valley residents. The Bow Valley Primary Care Network is a partnership between approximately forty family doctors in the Bow Valley, Alberta Health and Alberta Health Services.

 

 

​Thinking inside the box – safe solutions for newborn sleep

A stack of prettily coloured Baby Boxes stands in the sunny reception area of Three Sisters Obstetrics and Family Medicine Clinic, a member clinic of the Bow Valley Primary Care Network (PCN). They are piled up ready to be collected by expectant parents who sign up for them online.


The PCN’s Heather Koppang, RN, stacks up the Baby boxes ready for collection

The free Baby Box, lined with a sleeping pad, is used as an infant's first bed. It contains a starter kit for newborns, including a onesie, diapers, wipes, plus coupons and samples.  Heather Koppang, a Bow Valley PCN Registered Nurse who works at the clinic, says that in the first month of running the project, they handed out more than fifty free boxes.

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​Important Phone Numbers

 

Bow Valley Information - 211

Health Link Alberta  - 811

Poison & Drug Information Service - 1-800-332-1414

Alberta Quits Helpline - 1-866-710-7848

Kids Help Phone - 1-800-668-6868

Outpatient Mental Health Services - (403) 678-4696

Outpatient Addiction Services - (403) 678-3133

Walk in Counselling/ Urgent Mental Health
Banff Mineral Springs Hospital or Canmore General Hospital,
7 Days a Week, 2:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Naloxone kits - Bow Valley PCN Member Clinics

Bear Street Family Physicians (403) 762-4846
Canmore Associate Medical Clinic (403) 678 5585
Ridgeview Medical Centre (403) 609-8333

Naloxone kits - Other locations in Banff

Banff Mineral Springs Emergency Department
Gourlay's Pharmacy
IGA Pharmacy

Naloxone kits - Other locations in Canmore

Gourlay's Clinic Pharmacy
Shoppers Drug Mart