2017 News 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 2016 are listed on our Archives page. All media inquiries should be directed to Interior Health Communications Officers. 

News Releases  

News Release
January 20, 2017
he Province has provided $123,000 for improved access to hospice palliative care in Kamloops.“ This funding will help support Kamloops residents as they near the end of their life’s journey, ensuring their dignity as well as
Public Service Announcement
January 17, 2017
Residents who draw their water from the North Thompson River between Avola and the confluence of the Clearwater River, are advised to be cautious and check their water for any signs of diesel fuel ...
Public Service Announcement
January 17, 2017
Residents who draw their water from the North Thompson River between Avola and Vavenby, B.C., are advised to be cautious and check their water for any signs of diesel fuel (sheen or fuel odour) after a semi-trailer crashed ...
Public Service Announcement
January 13, 2017
Interior Health and the Ministry of Environment continue to investigate a train derailment that occurred shortly before 4 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 12, when 29 railcars carrying coal left the tracks seven km south of Ashcroft.
News Release
January 13, 2017
•	From L-R: Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran, IH Medical Health Officer Dr. Silvina Mema, and Kelowna-Lake Country MLA Norm Letnick at a stakeholder meeting Jan. 13 to discuss IH’s decision to apply for mobile supervised consumption services in Kelowna.
Earlier today, Interior Health met with community stakeholders in Kamloops and Kelowna to discuss its decision to submit an application to Health Canada for mobile supervised consumption services to operate in both Kamloops and Kelowna ...
News Release
January 11, 2017
Interior Health released today a Request for Proposals (RFP) to build 43 new residential care beds in Nelson. “This announcement of 43 new beds is great news for families in the Nelson area,” said Health Minister Terry Lake. “These beds, along with ...
Public Service Announcement
January 3, 2017
A project team is coming to Vernon to offer patients access to their personal health information online via the new MyHealthPortal tool.

 

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