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Strathcona County is a Canadian city located in Central Alberta, it is categorized as a specialized municipality in Alberta (which are unique local governments formed without the creation of special legislation). The city was designated as a special municipality on January 1, 1996, so as to make room for its specific needs since it includes both rural and urban territory.  It is situated between the Elk Island National Park and Edmonton. Strathcona County is a part of the Edmonton Census Metropolitan Area and it is located in Division No. 11.

Over 50% Of the Strathcona County population lives in Sherwood Park, located towards the east of Edmonton. Based on the 2016 Canadian population census, Strathcona County has a population of 98,044, a land area of 1,182.78 square kilometers and a population density of 82.9 per square kilometers. The city’s population increased by 6% from 92,490 population in 2011 to 98,044 population in 2016. The city has two public airports, the Cooking Lake Airport and the Warren Thomas Aerodrome (also known as Joseph Airport).

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Best Walk-in Eye Clinics in Strathcona County

According to Yelp, the best walk-in eye clinics in Strathcona County are:

  • Super Optical Company – 51 Avenue NW Edmonton, AB T6H 0K5 – (780) 439-2828
  • Eye-bar Optometrists & Opticians – 25-993 Fir Street Sherwood Park, AB T8A 4N5 – (780) 467-3341
  • Trendz Optical – 48 Brentwood Boulevard Sherwood Park, AB T8A 2H5 – (780) 449-9432
  • Regent Optical – 10318 82 Avenue NW Edmonton, AB T6E 1Z8 – (780) 432-3688
  • Second Specs – 8882-170 Street Edmonton, AB T6W 1A6 – (780) 643-2350

Best Pharmacies in Strathcona County

The following is a list of the lowest dispensing fees/ or best pharmacies in Strathcona County:

  • Nottingham RXellence Pharmacy – 664 Wye Road Sherwood Park, AB T8A 5X6
  • Mint Health + Drugs Sherwood Dispensaries – 74 Athabascan Avenue Sherwood Park, AB T8A 4E3
  • Emerald Hills Pharmasave – 815-8005 Emerald Drive Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0P1
  • Dispensaries – 937 Fir Street Sherwood Park, AB T8A 4N6
  • Shoppers Drug Mart – 1020 Sherwood Drive Sherwood Park, AB T8A 4N5

Best Dental Clinics in Strathcona County

The following is a list of the best dental clinics in Strathcona County area:

  • Parkstone Dental – 915-7000 Emerald Drive Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0P5
  • Aspen Trails Dental – 90-4005 Clover Bar Road Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0M4
  • Nottingham Dental – 664 Wye Road Sherwood Park, AB T8A 6G3
  • Stephan Vanwieren, Dds – 390 Baseline Road Sherwood Park, AB T8H 1X1
  • Lisa Loeffelmann – 65 Chippewa Road Sherwood Park, AB T8A 6J7

Hospitals in Strathcona County

Strathcona County has more than one hospital and several medical centers. The following are the hospitals in the city:

  • Strathcona Community Hospital – 9000 Emerald Dr, Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0J3, Canada

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Strathcona County Health News

A public clinic offering treatment for opioid dependency opened in Strathcona Community Hospital in late 2017. Alberta Health Services expanded its opioid treatment options in Sherwood Park as part of the commitment of the province to support Albertans and also address harms that come with opioid crisis.

The new clinic is a satellite clinic and it will provide medication-assisted treatment as well as counseling to additional 100 people struggling with opioid use disorder every year. The Associate Minister of Health, Brandy Payne pointed out that it is important to expand the opioid dependency treatment program beyond Edmonton’s urban core in order to save more lives. The new clinic is designed to help people with opioid dependency receive treatment closer to home.

The clinic would be an extension of the opioid treatment center located in downtown Edmonton and it will enable people in the Sherwood Park and its surrounding areas to access the services. About 12 people have died from opioid overdose since January 2016. Furthermore, there have been about 235 opioid-related emergency department visits by patients from the Sherwood Park area.

It will be run by a physician and registered nurse every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The physician and nurse on duty will initiate patients on Suboxone or methadone treatment. The patients will get their daily medications from a Sherwood Park pharmacy and will obtain counseling and support from the addiction and mental health clinic in Strathcona Community Hospital.

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