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Emergency Services

Fire Protection

There are 4 volunteer fire departments in the County. The St. Paul Fire Department has 36 members, rescue van equipment with Jaws of Life, APSS Rescue Kit, 2 pumpers and 1 water truck. The Ashmont has 15 members, 1 pumper truck and 1 equipment van. The Mallaig Fire Department has 25 members, 1 pumper truck, 1 rescue van and 1 water truck. The Elk Point Fire Department has 23 members, 2 pumper trucks, 1 rescue van and 1 boat for water rescue.

Police Services

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has 30 members serving St. Paul and area: 6 in the rural area, 10 in the Saddle Lake Reserve, 2 enhancing policing, 3 Goodfish Lake Reserve, and 9 in the Town of St. Paul. There are also 2 municipal employees and 4 public service on staff.

Health Care

St. Theresa Hospital, located in the Town of St. Paul has acute-beds, long-term beds, newborn bassinets, and auxiliary beds. the hospital has 95 staff, including 9 general practitioners.

Elk Point Municipal Hospital, located in the Town of Elk Point, has acute-care beds, and newborn bassinets. The hospital has 26 professional staff, including 4 general practitioners.

The Northeastern Alberta Health Unit serves the County with offices in St. Paul and Elk Point. programs are available in home care, speech-language pathology, community health nursing, hereditary deseases, environmental health, nutrition, dental, Alberta Aids to Daily Living, family life and health promotion.

The Associated Medical Centre, located in St. Paul has 8 general practitioners on staff. Services include diagnostic imaging, a gynaecologist/obstetrician and a psychologist. 

You can visit us at Aspen Regional Health Authority .