Safety and Health
Considered as the Cleanest City in the World by Huffington Post in 2013, Calgary has continued to boost its health and safety programs that would continue to care for its citizens with regards to their health and wellness, safety, and security.
Health care in the province of Alberta is totally free. This means that you don’t even have to pay for health care while enjoying the premium health services that suit your medical needs.
Calgary has also been known for making significant investments in safety and security protocols, services, and programs that continue to protect everyone’s lives, especially those who live in the city.
A special hotline for all your health, safety, and security needs is available. In Calgary, you can dial 811 or visit the Inform Alberta website to take advantage of their services.
If you are new to the city and don’t know of any doctor whom you can visit whenever you or your family gets sick, there is a go-to website for all information about the licensed professional medical doctors in Calgary. All you have to do is head to www.calgaryareadocs.com, and you will receive a list of over 1,200 available doctors, each with their own medical specializations and expertise. This service is also available via the 811 Health Link hotline.
In terms of emergency response, Calgary has been keen on making improvements and breakthroughs in fire, police, and emergency rescue services. The city has been ranked 16th in terms of personal safety in North American cities and has been part of the top 35 cities in the world with the highest quality of living.
Their police taskforce has been very active in keeping crime rates low, ensuring public safety and security, especially in the metropolitan areas, and the personal safety of every citizen in Calgary. Fire and emergency rescues are always on standby should any unforeseen emergencies erupt any time of the day.