Emergency Services

In the Region of Newell, we take emergency situations very seriously. Emergency Services are a regionally shared service. Greater detail can be found regarding each service located below. 

If you are in need of emergency services please call 9-1-1 immediately.

Stars

The Brooks Health Care Centre is equipped with STARS Air Ambulance services. Through the use of a medically equipped helicopter, STARS Air Ambulance assists those in critical need to have access to higher levels of medical care sooner than ground transportation can allow. STARS is a charitable non-profit organization and patients are not asked for repayment of the services they receive.
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Ambulance

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY CALL 9-1-1

There are four ambulances in operation within the Region of Newell, based out of the Brooks Health Centre. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is provided via the Brooks and Bassano hospitals, and ambulances are operated by paramedics and EMTS.

Emergency Number: 911
Link to Alberta Health Services

Police

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY CALL 9-1-1

Policing services is provided by the RCMP. There are two detachments in the Region - one in the Town of Bassano, and one in the City of Brooks. Community Peace Officers (CPO) ensure that the Newell Region bylaws are enforced, including patrols monitoring for overweight loads and possible infractions under the Provincial...
Link to RCMP website

Fire


IN CASE OF FIRE CALL 9-1-1

The Newell Region has 10 Fire Departments situated within its boundaries located in The Town of Bassano, Hamlet of Bow City, City of Brooks, Village of Duchess, Hamlet of Gem, Hamlet of Patricia, Hamlet of Rolling Hills, Village of Rosemary, Hamlet of Scandia and Village of Tilley. 

The Newell Network is owned and operated by the Brooks & District Chamber of Commerce and Grasslands Regional FCSS


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