Emergency Assistance/After-Hours Care

Emergency Assistance/After-Hours Care

On Campus: 24 Hour Assistance

Emergency first aid care is available 24 hours a day on campus. Security Representatives are trained to assist with all medical emergencies and are available at all times.


For Serious or Life Threatening Emergencies

  • Call 9-1-1 for Fire, Ambulance and Police
  • Remain calm and do not leave the injured/ill individual.
  • Ensure the scene is safe - minimize further danger to the injured person or yourself. Do not move the person unless there is a high risk of further injury.
  • Provide the dispatcher with the required information;
    • You will be asked if you require police, ambulance or fire services.
    • You will be asked to provide your name, phone number, location.
  • Inform Security Services 403-329-2345 (2345 from a in-house phone) of your 911 call immediately. They will be able to assist the ambulance/paramedics to reach you.


For Non-emergent Injury or Illness

  • Call a Security Representative at (403) 329-2345 or 2345 (on an in-house phone).
  • Stay on the line and a Security Representative will speak with you shortly. Fully describe what is happening and the representative will come to your location.
Injuries that occur on campus require the completion of a Campus Accident/Injury Report within 24 hours of the near miss or injury.

Emergency Department- Chinook Regional Hospital

The Chinook Regional Hospital is the only 24/7 medical emergency system in Lethbridge.
  • If on campus follow the "On Campus Emergency Care" instructions.
  • If off campus call 9-1-1 or go to the Emergency Department. 

Health Advice 24/7

Health Link is a free service to provide you with health information and advice.  Access is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with support provided by Registered Nurses and other Health Care Professionals.
Call them toll free at 8-1-1 or view health information online at MyHealth.Alberta.ca