Yielding to Emergency Vehicles

Time is the enemy in an emergency. For everyone’s safety, it is important for motorists to understand how to correctly yield right of...

Don’t Let Intruders Deceive You on The Phone

A message from the Federation of Calgary CommunitiesA person who is intent on stealing your property would prefer to do it when you...

Synthetic ID Theft, A New Trick for Scammers

Scammers are now combining information from multiple individuals to invent a false identity, a technique called “synthetic” identity theft. It’s so hard to...
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Back-to-School Safety

Alberta Health Services EMS would like to remind parents and students about some road safety tips, as roadways become more congested, with the...

Be Water Safe This Summer!

The Lifesaving Society wants to remind everyone to be safe when they are in, on and around water Please keep these Water Smart...

Heat Related Illness

With the return of summer weather, EMS would like to remind everyone to stay safe in the heat and sun this season. While...

Backyard Play Safety

With summer approaching, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) would like to encourage parents and caregivers to ensure their backyard play areas are made safe...

Window and Balcony Safety

With the return of warmer weather, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) would like to remind parents and caregivers of an often-overlooked hazard in the...
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Bicycle Helmet Safety

Head injuries are the leading cause of serious injury and death to kids on wheels*. Most injuries occur when a cyclist suffers a...

Burns and Scalds

Each year, Emergency Medical Services respond to emergencies involving young children who have sustained severe burns or scalds. These incidents often occur inside...

Cannabis Edibles Aren’t Risk-Free

Baked goods (e.g. cookies), beverages, and candies, including chocolates, soft-chews and mints, are the latest cannabis products to arrive in Alberta cannabis stores.What...

Swallowing Button Batteries is Dangerous

Button batteries are used to power items such as watches, cameras, calculators, and hearing aids. Because of what they look like and their...