Updated Sept 9, 2021

The most current and accurate general information for Albertans can be found at

COVID-19 health information in multiple languages (AIMGA)

Local COVID-19 Immunization Sites

Alberta Health Services:
Book online with Alberta Health Services

Bow Valley Pharmacies:
Over 1,300 Alberta-based pharmacies are providing COVID-19 immunization with either Moderna or Pfizer vaccines.   AstraZeneca vaccine is not being offered for first doses at this time due to limited supply.

Gourlay’s Pharmacy (Canmore)
Book online

Grassroots Pharmacy (Canmore)
Book online

IGA Pharmacy (Banff)

Safeway (Canmore)

Save on Foods Pharmacy (Canmore)

Shoppers Drug Mart (Canmore)

Three Sisters Pharmacy (Canmore)
Book online

Additional pharmacy locations in Alberta.

Alpine Medical Clinic (Banff)
Moderna and Pfizer vaccines as supplies are available.  Appointments must be booked in advance. Walk-ins are not permitted. Please check website for availability.

COVID-19 Testing in the Bow Valley

Alberta Health Services Testing Sites

Bow Valley residents with access to personal transportation should visit to complete an online COVID-19 screening questionnaire.  If eligible for testing, then the patient will be advanced to an online schedule to book an appointment.   

Banff COVID Temporary Assessment Site Mon/Wed/Fri 

Cochrane COVID Testing Centre Mon-Fri from 9:30 AM – 4.30 PM

If you have a family physician, it is critical that you enter their name at the time of scheduling your appointment.  This will facilitate communication of test results to your family doctor.

Patients without current Alberta Healthcare coverage can call 811 for assistance.
Please cancel previous appointments if you have been able to arrange your COVID test elsewhere.

Local Primary Care Clinics with COVID testing:

Patients must call the individual clinic in advance to book an appointment.  Note that same day appointments are not necessarily available:

Lake Louise Medical Clinic* (Lake Louise)  403-522-2184
Stoney Health Services** (Morley)            403-881-3920  

*Open to Bow Valley residents only
**open to Stoney Nation members only
Please cancel previous appointments if you have been able to arrange your COVID test elsewhere.

Receiving your COVID test results:

Test results can now be sent via text and to the patient’s MyHealth record online. At the time of testing, patients should select their preferred notification option.  For more information or to register for MyHealth, click

Patients who test positive for COVID-19 are encouraged to reach out to their family physician.   Patients should note that calls from physicians/clinics may come in an unknown number or ‘no caller ID’.  Patients are encouraged to answer these calls. 

Bow Valley residents needing a family physician are directed to    Albertans needing a family physician should visit

For more information related to COVID-19, visit

For COVID-19 vaccine information including eligibility, safety and more visit