2018 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 2017 are listed on our Archives page. All media inquiries should be directed to Interior Health Communications Officers. 

News Releases  

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News Release
September 17, 2018
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With its first year of operations complete, there have been no overdose deaths at the Mobile Supervised Consumption Service (MSCS) in Kelowna, and hundreds of clients have been connected successfully to addiction treatment and harm reduction services.
News Release
September 17, 2018
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With its first year of operations complete at the Mobile Supervised Consumption Service (MSCS) in Kamloops, hundreds of clients have been connected successfully to addiction treatment and harm reduction services ...
Public Service Announcement
September 14, 2018
The outpatient lab in the Clinical Services Building at Royal Inland Hospital will be closed Saturday, Sept. 15 and Sunday, Sept. 16 due to unexpected staffing challenges.
News Release
September 14, 2018
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Effective Saturday, Sept. 15, Adult Day Services at the Apple Valley site in Kelowna is moving from its current location at 2055 Benvoulin Crt., to the nearby 2075 Benvoulin Crt. (behind Orchard Park Mall).
Public Service Announcement
September 12, 2018
Tudor Village Laboratory will be closed for final renovations on Friday, September 14, 2018, reopening 10:00 a.m. on Monday, September 17, 2018.
News Release
September 12, 2018
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Interior Health’s MyHealthPortal tool continues to grow. MyHealthPortal provides patients with 24-hour secure online access to their Interior Health lab results, medical imaging reports, visit history ...
News Release
September 10, 2018
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Across Interior Health thousands of people receive quality health-care services each day. But did you know that, under the Adult Guardianship Act, Interior Health is also a designated agency responsible for investigating cases of suspected ...
Information Bulletin
September 6, 2018
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With the rescinding of the evacuation alert for Kimberley on Sept. 4, the people in Interior Health’s care who had been temporarily relocated were moved back home on Sept. 5.
News Release
September 6, 2018
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A new Seniors Health and Wellness Centre opened this week in Salmon Arm. Interior Health and local physicians through the Shuswap North Okanagan Division of Family Practice have worked together to ...
News Release
September 4, 2018
The province’s first urgent primary centre is expanding with the opening of a Family Practice Learning Centre, announced Adrian Dix, Minister of Health.
News Release
August 30, 2018
Kamloops and area residents are one step closer to the new Patient Care Tower at Royal Inland Hospital with the selection of the preferred proponent for the project.
Public Service Announcement
August 28, 2018
On-site parking at Kelowna General Hospital will be impacted in the coming week due to maintenance repairs on a public parking parkade.
News Release
August 24, 2018
Residents of the East Kootenay and Boundary regions are among the first to benefit as MyHealthPortal clinical report content continues to expand.
News Release
August 23, 2018
Interior Health is pleased to announce that Ledcor Construction Ltd. has been selected as the general contractor overseeing construction of the emergency department and electrical redevelopment project at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH).
Public Service Announcement
August 22, 2018
The provincial Animal Health Centre lab has confirmed two dead ravens submitted from Kimberley as part of routine surveillance have tested positive for West Nile virus.
Public Service Announcement
August 21, 2018
Barriere and area residents are advised that, due to unexpected temporary limited staffing availability, the emergency department at the Barriere Health Centre is closed today.
Statement
August 18, 2018
Wildfires across the province have resulted in smoky skies and poor air quality for many Interior Health communities. During times of poor air quality, it’s important that individuals take steps to protect their health ...
Public Service Announcement
August 17, 2018
Residents are advised that due to limited physician availability at South Okanagan General Hospital (SOGH), the emergency department (ED) will be closed from 10:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 19 to 6:00 a.m. on Monday, August 20.
Information Bulletin
August 17, 2018
Interior Health (IH) is relocating residents and clients from its facilities in Kimberley due to an evacuation alert related to wildfires burning in the region.
Public Service Announcement
August 9, 2018
Interior Health is advising individuals taking part in festivals and other outdoor parties to take extra precautions to stay healthy and safe this summer.
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