Media Releases

News and events across Interior Health

Interior Health news releases are posted by month and date. View the current year news releases below. Past news releases from 2018 are listed on our Archives page. All media inquiries should be directed to Interior Health Communications Officers. 

 

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Public Service Announcement
March 22, 2019
Public Service Announcement
March 21, 2019
Interior Health is advising the public that N7 Nitro Cold Brew Coffee from Cherry Hill Coffee has been recalled due to temperature issues in the manufacturing process that potentially failed to control pathogens, including botulism.
Public Service Announcement
March 20, 2019
Effective immediately, physician services are currently available two days per week at the East Shore Community Health Centre with the recent departure of Dr. Lauren Galbraith.
Public Service Announcement
March 9, 2019
News Release
March 1, 2019
Seniors in the Interior are benefitting from a nearly $5.3-million investment in 2018-19 to increase staffing levels and make sure that seniors get the care they need in residential care homes.
Public Service Announcement
February 27, 2019
WILLIAMS LAKE – Due to an unexpected and critical shortage of maternity nurses, Cariboo Memorial Hospital (CMH) has regretfully decided to temporarily suspend inpatient obstetrical services.
News Release
February 22, 2019
The finishing touches are complete at Mount Ida Mews, and residents have settled in nicely at Salmon Arm’s newest long-term care home.
News Release
February 15, 2019
Enhanced patient care and improved conditions for health-care workers are coming to Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) as a new ambulatory care area and expanded pharmacy have been approved by the provincial government.
Public Service Announcement
February 14, 2019
KASLO – Effective Feb. 19, the outpatient lab at Victorian Community Health Centre will begin seeing patients on a first come, first served drop-in basis.
Project Update
February 14, 2019
NAKUSP – Interior Health (IH) is pleased to announce that an Invitation to Bid has been released for a general contractor to oversee construction for the redevelopment of the emergency department (ED) at Arrow Lakes Hospital.
News Release
February 8, 2019
KELOWNA – Access to medical treatment for opioid use disorder has been increased following the expansion of Interior Health’s Opioid Agonist Treatment (OAT) Clinic.
Public Service Announcement
February 4, 2019
Ashcroft and area residents are advised that due to temporary limited staffing availability, the emergency department (ED) at the Ashcroft Hospital and Community Health Care Centre will be closed for 12-hours starting at 8 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10.
Public Service Announcement
February 1, 2019
KAMLOOPS – Royal Inland Hospital is currently experiencing a gastrointestinal outbreak on three units, with 16 patients and 11 staff affected as of Tuesday.
Public Service Announcement
January 30, 2019
KAMLOOPS – Royal Inland Hospital is currently experiencing a gastrointestinal outbreak on three units, with 16 patients and 11 staff affected as of Tuesday.
News Release
January 25, 2019
APN Gloria Big Sorrel Horse
An increased emphasis on education, cultural safety and spiritual care are some of the changes witnessed in the last 10 years by three of Interior Health’s original Aboriginal Patient Navigators (APNs)...
News Release
January 22, 2019
As part of the work to prepare the business plan for Cariboo Memorial Hospital (CMH) Redevelopment, geo-technical drilling will take place at CMH on Jan. 29.
Public Service Announcement
January 22, 2019
Ashcroft and area residents are advised that due to temporary limited staffing availability, the emergency department (ED) at the Ashcroft Hospital and Community Health Care Centre will be closed from midnight Sunday, Jan. 27 - 8 a.m. Monday, Jan. 28.
News Release
January 21, 2019
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Nick Stobbart suffered from shortness of breath, and it kept him from getting around as much as he would have liked. The culprit? Heart failure, due to a bad aortic valve that twice landed the 89-year-old in hospital...
News Release
January 19, 2019
There was an air of excitement today at Penticton Regional Hospital (PRH) as Interior Health celebrated 100 days until patients in Penticton and the South Okanagan witness the opening of the new David E. Kampe Tower.
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