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SAIT Health Clinic

Call 403.284.8666 before you come in

Until further notice, anyone visiting the clinic must have an appointment.

Take the Alberta Health Services online self-assessment to determine if you should be tested for COVID-19. Call 8-1-1 for any health related concerns.

By observing this process you will help protect patients currently in the clinic who may be pregnant, have ongoing respiratory issues or compromised immune systems.

Take care of yourself — on campus

The SAIT Health Clinic provides quality non-urgent/semi-urgent medical care to students, employees and the Calgary community.  

Contact and hours

Monday to Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm
Phone: 403.284.8666
Location: NR041, Senator Burns building 
The clinic can only be accessed from outside via the main entrance on the NE corner. There is no clinic access from inside the Senator Burns building. 

🚑 For urgent care and emergencies call 911 or Campus Security at 403.284.8000.

Medical services

The SAIT Health Clinic is staffed by licensed physicians and connected to Calgary’s Foothills Primary Care Network. The clinic offers a variety of health and medical services including:

  • treatment of minor illnesses and injuries
  • routine physical exams
  • mental health support
  • flu shots
  • sexual health support
  • referrals to specialists, including expedited psychiatric referrals
  • health education, including Naloxone training

See a doctor

Make an appointment by phone or in person. When visiting the clinic:

  • Please bring your health care card and photo id.
  • A valid health care number is required to see a doctor, otherwise a fee will apply. Out-of-province health care coverage is accepted, with the exception of Quebec.
  • You will be required to complete a health questionnaire before treatment can be provided.
  • If blood tests are required, you will be referred to an Alberta Precision Laboratories (APL) location and APL will provide the results to the doctor.

Medical records are confidential. Health care professionals have access to records for treatment purposes only. No medical information will be released to any source without written permission from the patient.

Meet our docs

Dr. Sameena Merchant | General practice

Dr. Merchant graduated from the University of Western Ontario's medical school and completed her family medicine residency there. She has been with the SAIT Health Clinic since 2006. Dr. Merchant currently provides mental health support services to SAIT students and employees.

Dr. Shawna Lamond | General practice

A graduate of the University of Calgary, Dr. Lamond also completed her family medicine residency at UCalgary. She has an interest in sports medicine and is a physician at two lactation clinics in the city.

Dr. Mia Steiner | General practice

Dr. Steiner graduated from medical school at the University of Calgary and completed her family medicine residency at Queenʼs University. She worked as a locum and walk-in clinic physician in Ontario before returning to Calgary and joining the SAIT Health Clinic. She enjoys working with students and has a special interest in preventive health care.

Dr. Beavan Talukdar | General practice

Dr. Talukdar recently relocated to Calgary from Regina and is now accepting new family practice patients. Dr. Talukdar’s special area of interest is sports medicine. In addition to his general clinic practice, he will be providing medical services to the SAIT Trojans athletes.

Flu shots on campus

Flu shots are available to students, employees and the public mid-October through March. You must make an appointment to get your flu shot.

If you have Alberta Health Care coverage

  • Call 403.284.8666 to schedule your flu shot at no cost.
  • Bring your Alberta Health Care card and photo ID to your appointment.
  • Did you know? If you have Alberta Health Care, you can go to any pharmacy for your flu shot.

If you have out-of-province health care coverage

  • Call 403.284.8666 to schedule your flu shot at no cost.
  • Bring your provincial health care card and photo ID to your appointment.

If you have no provincial health care coverage

  • Call 403.284.8666 to schedule an appointment with a physician regarding your flu shot.
  • Bring photo ID to your appointment.

Naloxone training — be the life of the party

Naloxone can temporarily reverse an opioid overdose. Along with rescue breathing and calling 911, you can save a life with Naloxone.

Sign up for training to learn how to detect the signs of an overdose and receive a free Naloxone take-home kit. Training is offered monthly through Saitsa.

Schedule

  • Fall 2020 schedule TBC

Team training and one-on-one training also available, contact the clinic to schedule.

Sexually Transmitted Infections    

Testing and information on Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) is available through the clinic. All medical appointments and test results are confidential.

Learn more about minimizing your risk, STI symptoms and treatment, and how to talk to your partner through the Alberta Health Services sexgerms.com website.

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