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Bow Valley Primary Care Network

Bow Valley Primary Care Network

At Bow Valley Primary Care Network we offer programs and services to help you manage your health. Around fifty family physicians in the Bow Valley work with our inter-professional healthcare team to address your wellness concerns and help you achieve your health goals. The Bow Valley PCN serves residents of the Bow Valley: Banff, Canmore, Dead Man’s Flats, Exshaw, Harvie Heights, Kananaskis, Lac des Arcs, Lake Louise and Morley.

 COVID-19 Screening & Testing

If you are a resident of the Bow Valley and meet any of the
following criteria and would like to be tested please call one of
the local clinics (see list below) for priority testing:

  • People with fever, cough, shortness of breath, difficulty
    breathing, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose or diarrhea
  • People who live in the same household as a confirmed
    COVID-19 case
  • People who have been within 2 meters (6 feet) of a confirmed
    COVID-19 case for 15 minutes or greater, without wearing a mask 

Some local clinics may be able to provide testing to people who
do not meet the above criteria.  If you do not meet the criteria,
and are able to travel for testing, we request that you book
asymptomatic testing at an AHS assessment centre by using
online tool or by calling 811.

Local Primary Care Clinics offering testing:

Alpine Medical Clinic (Banff)          403-762-3155  (open every day)
Bear St. Family Physicians (Banff)    403-762-4846  (open Mon-Fri)
Canmore Assoc. Medical Clinic          403-678-5585 (open Mon-Fri)
Lake Louise Medical Clinic                 403-522-2184 (open Mon-Fri)
Ridgeview Med. Centre (Canmore) 403-609-8333 (open every day)
Stoney Health Services* (Morley)       403-881-3920 (open Mon-Fri)
*open to Nation members only


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 Community Class Update

​NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, in-person group programming has been postponed until further notice.  As of April1, on-line learning sessions are being offered.  

Check back regularly for updates to the schedule.

 Workshop Calendar



 Mental Health Resources

Has Covid-19 affected your mental health?  

If so, click on the PDF file below for a list of local and provincial resources!  

Perhaps you wish to talk to a counsellor or wonder what websites are credible resources?  How about trying a wellness app - we have a list of recommendations for these as well.  

This resource has a healthy dose of resources to help you! 

Mental Health Resources - July 2020.pdf

No Referral Required - Click or Call for Virtual Classes & Consultations

Did you know that you can register for our classes, workshops or consultations with our Bow Valley PCN health professionals without needing a referral from your family doctor or clinic? What's more, classes and consultations are free!   Read More.

You can sign up to join the Active Living Exercise Program, BACKtivity Program, Best Weight Program and Chronic Pain Program. You can make an appointment to meet one-on-one with our Active Living Consultant, Behaviour Change Specialist, Lactation Consultant, Pharmacist, or Registered Dietitian. 

As well, although in-person group workshops are suspended, due to COVID-19, we are developing online learning sessions and materials, aimed at helping you achieve your health goals. These include Happiness Basics and nutrition sessions, exercise topics and more. We regularly update the list on our website, so visit often, or follow us on social media to check what's on offer, what's new and what might be just right for you. 

It's up to you and all it takes is a click or a call.  To register or for more information, visit our website, email us at, call 403 675 3000 or follow us on Facebook or Twitter.

Important Websites and Phone Numbers


COVID-19 Self-Assessment

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

AHS Addictions & Mental Health Services - (403) 678-4696 Option 2

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 (for opioid/fentanyl overdoses) are available at the following locations (no prescription or ID required): 


Lake Louise:


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