COVID-19

Updated Sept 9, 2021

The most current and accurate general information for Albertans can be found at ahs.ca/covid19

COVID-19 health information in multiple languages (AIMGA)

Local COVID-19 Immunization Sites

Alberta Health Services:
Book online with Alberta Health Services albertahealthservices.ca.

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)
403-678-5288
Book online gourlayscanmore.com

Grassroots Pharmacy (Canmore)
403-609-4100
Book online grassrootspharmacy.ca

IGA Pharmacy (Banff)
403-762-5370

Rexall (Canmore)
403-678-4301
Book online rexall.medmeapp.com

Safeway (Canmore)
403-609-2983

Save on Foods Pharmacy (Canmore)
403-678-6394

Shoppers Drug Mart (Canmore)
403-678-8750

Three Sisters Pharmacy (Canmore)
403-678-2220
Book online threesisterspharmacy.ca

Additional pharmacy locations in Alberta.

Primary Care Clinic:
Moderna and Pfizer vaccines as supplies are available.  Appointments must be booked in advance. Walk-ins are not permitted.

Please check the following clinic websites to see if they are currently offering vaccine appointments:

Alpine Medical Clinic (Banff)

COVID-19 Testing in the Bow Valley

Alberta Health Services Testing Sites

Bow Valley residents with access to personal transportation should visit ahs.ca 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 r20.rs6.net

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 www.bowvalleypcn.ca    Albertans needing a family physician should visit www.albertafindadoctor.com

For more information related to COVID-19, visit ahs.ca

For COVID-19 vaccine information including eligibility, safety and more visit albertahealthservices.ca/topics