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Our uniqueness is in who we are and where we are. Our geographical location offers the choice of an active urban lifestyle or a quiet rural setting. Whether you're in clinical care, management, or in a supporting role, your impact will be felt. Your passion and motivation combined with our commitment to set new standards and excellence make Interior Health the right choice for you. We thrive as a direct result of state-of-the-art equipment, forwarding thinking and strong leadership. We are here for your whole life from career choices to family benefits to work/life balance. At Interior Health there is always room to grow.

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Emergency Preparedness
Are You Prepared For An Emergency?

This page provides you with information that may help you prepare for an environmental health emergency before it happens. Learn about emergency kit preparation, hazardous materials, spring flooding, and more. 

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Aboriginal Partnerships

Our mission is to promote and maintain sustainable, respectful, responsive partnerships between Aboriginal peoples and Interior Health and ensure Aboriginal partners are involved in the planning and delivery of health services. Our commitment to Aboriginal health and wellness is strengthened through partnerships. 

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Mental Health

If you or someone you know is struggling with mental health, you're not alone. Learn how to access different support services and helpful resources. Reach your local Medical Health Centre for community-based support by calling 310-MHSU (6478). 

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Substance Use

If you or someone you know is struggling with substance use, you're not alone. Learn how to access different support services and helpful resources. Reach your local Substance Use Centre for community-based support by calling 310-MHSU (6478). 

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Recent Alerts

December 29, 2021
NATURAL DISASTER

With multiple highways still damaged by flooding and mudslides, the Province…

December 8, 2021
NATURAL DISASTER

Environment Canada has forecasted a strong winter storm in B.C. from Friday…

December 2, 2021
NATURAL DISASTER, TOXIC DRUGS

BC Provincial Emergency Alert - Emergency Response Across BC…

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Brookhaven's Chronic Behavioural Disorder unit staff celebrate a resident's 80th birthday while evacuated at Creekstone Manor in North…

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The White Rock Lake wildfire, located approximately 34 kilometres northwest of Vernon, ignited on July 13, 2021. For about two weeks, residents of…

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Community & Culture

The Juniper Ridge neighbourhood of Kamloops when it caught fire in 2021 Canada Day is often celebrated around Canada with fireworks. In 2021,…

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Community & Culture

Often during an emergency, there are people who stand out as exceptional leaders. Michael-Ann Miller (pictured above), clinical operations manager…

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Pictured above: a 2019 community workshop on extreme heat   It might feel like the middle of winter, but Interior Health's Healthy…

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