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
July 10, 2019
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 on Friday, July 12 until Saturday, July 13, 8 a.m.
News Release
July 9, 2019
Interior Health is advising residents that drinking water can be impacted during and after floods.
Public Service Announcement
July 8, 2019
Wildfires are a regular part of summer in British Columbia, and with wildfires comes the potential for wildfire smoke pollution.
Public Service Announcement
July 5, 2019
OLIVER – Residents are advised that the emergency department at South Okanagan General Hospital will be closed from 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 6 to 8 a.m. Sunday, July 7 due to lack of physician coverage.
Community Update
June 27, 2019
An evaluation of health services and available staff resources has resulted in a change of hours for the Blue River Health Centre. The change will expand the type of services available to Blue River residents.
Public Service Announcement
June 27, 2019
WILLIAMS LAKE – Interior Health (IH) is pleased to advise Cariboo families that full in-patient maternity services will resume at Cariboo Memorial Hospital (CMH) as of July 1, 2019.
Public Service Announcement
June 25, 2019
June 27 is National HIV Testing Day – an opportunity to remind everyone it is easier than ever to know your HIV status.
Public Service Announcement
June 24, 2019
Smoke, evacuations, loss, worry – B.C.’s wildfires affect us all. If you are feeling stressed or anxious, you are not alone.
Public Service Announcement
June 17, 2019
TRAIL – Starting today, work begins to replace old nuclear medicine technology at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) with a new SPECT CT camera, which will provide better images and enhance patient care.
Public Service Announcement
June 14, 2019
Residents are advised that the emergency department at South Okanagan General Hospital will be closed from 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 15 to 8 a.m. on Sunday, June 16 due to lack of physician coverage.
News Release
June 10, 2019
MERRITT -The expanded and redeveloped emergency department at Nicola Valley Hospital and Health Centre is strengthening patient care for people in Merritt ...
News Release
June 8, 2019
Nakusp and area residents are advised that, due to unexpected and temporary limited staffing availability, the emergency department at the Arrow Lakes Hospital will be closed from midnight tonight (June 8) overnight until 7 a.m. Sunday morning (June 9).
News Release
June 6, 2019
The seven interior Nations and Interior Health (IH) have renewed their commitment to work together to improve Aboriginal health outcomes and to ensure cultural safety across the health system.
Public Service Announcement
May 30, 2019
A motor vehicle incident involving a transport truck on Highway 5 on Thursday May 30, 2019 has resulted in diesel contamination in the North Thompson River.
Public Service Announcement
May 27, 2019
For the safety of mothers and their babies, Interior Health is asking a small number of mothers with deliveries anticipated between May 30 to June 3 to relocate to Kamloops and plan for their deliveries at Royal Inland Hospital.
Public Service Announcement
May 23, 2019
Due to unexpected and temporary limited staffing availability, the emergency department (ED) at the Ashcroft Hospital and Community Health Care Centre will be closed overnight from 1 a.m. to 8 a.m. on Sunday, May 26.
Public Service Announcement
May 16, 2019
Due temporary limited staffing availability, the emergency department (ED) at the Ashcroft Hospital and Community Health Care Centre will be closed overnight from 8 p.m. Saturday, May 18 to 8 a.m. Sunday, May 19 and close again Sunday night at 8 p.m.
News Release
May 15, 2019
Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) and the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) are collaborating on a new research project providing people who use substances with take-home drug checking kits to determine if people can use them safely on their own.
News Release
May 8, 2019
As part of its response to the ongoing overdose crisis, Interior Health has introduced a new evidence-based treatment option for those with severe opioid addiction.
News Release
May 6, 2019
Interior Health has launched a new service to help remove barriers and bridge gaps in mental health and substance use treatment for young people in Kamloops and Kelowna.
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