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Flood waters surround a farm in Abbotsford, B.C., Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021. As B.C. heads into another summer, diversifying the supply chain can mitigate some of the economic impacts of extreme weather. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Diversifying B.C.’s supply chain crucial to combat negative impact of extreme weather

Spring runoff could cause continued issues for Interior residents, businesses

 

Mule deer caught on camera by the Southern Interior Mule Deer Project. Photo: Submitted

Citizen scientists sought for southern B.C. Interior wildlife study

If you are interested in volunteering, contact Grant Hiebert at simdeercameras@gmail.com.

 

Interior Health says it is implementing key strategies to reduce its imprint on the planet. Photo: Unsplash

Interior Health commits to a greener future

A new lead position is being created at IH to develop climate change strategies in health care.

 

Attend a one hour session in the Trail United Church on April 28 or May 12 and find out how to become a bridging team member. Photo: Unsplash

Making a difference: Become a ‘Bridges Out of Poverty’ mentor

One-hour information sessions are being held in the Trail United Church

Attend a one hour session in the Trail United Church on April 28 or May 12 and find out how to become a bridging team member. Photo: Unsplash
Health Minister Adrian Dix and provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry speaking at a press conference update on COVID-19 public health restrictions earlier this year. (Contributed)

Interior Health region on COVID-19 pandemic recovery path

B.C. Southern Interior residents can follow own health precautionary measures

Health Minister Adrian Dix and provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry speaking at a press conference update on COVID-19 public health restrictions earlier this year. (Contributed)
This Vernon couple found this tick engorged in their dog last May. (Vernon Morning Star)

Spring is here and so are ticks, warns Interior Health

Most ticks in the Interior don’t carry the debilitating Lyme Disease, said IH

This Vernon couple found this tick engorged in their dog last May. (Vernon Morning Star)
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Interior Savings waives wire fees to Ukraine

Also warns of scams posing as humanitarian organizations

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Interior Health announced Tuesday, Jan. 18, it is temporarily changing some services across the region, due to Omicron-related COVID-19 staffing challenges. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Interior Health making ‘temporary’ changes due to COVID-19 staffing challenges

IH is temporarily reassigning, redeploying staff to sustain essential services throughout the region

Interior Health announced Tuesday, Jan. 18, it is temporarily changing some services across the region, due to Omicron-related COVID-19 staffing challenges. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
“The powers that be need to hire more staff for the Trail laboratory,” writes Ken Schroeder. Photo: Unsplash

Letter: Wait times at Trail lab are unacceptable

Letter to the Editor from Ken Schroeder of Warfield

“The powers that be need to hire more staff for the Trail laboratory,” writes Ken Schroeder. Photo: Unsplash
B.C. vaccine card on a smartphone, green indicates two doses. Photo: Black Press Media

Capacity limits remain at 50 per cent in Greater Trail

The province announced capacity limits would increase Oct. 25 in some highly vaccinated areas

B.C. vaccine card on a smartphone, green indicates two doses. Photo: Black Press Media
Provincial health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, puts on her protective mask after releasing details about a COVID-19 vaccination card that will be needed by anyone wanting to eat in restaurants, visit theatres or go to other events. She made the announcement at a news conference at the B.C. legislature in Victoria on Monday, Aug. 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Restrictions eased for Interior businesses following vax card program

Liquor service again allowed after 10 p.m. in the Central Okanagan

Provincial health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, puts on her protective mask after releasing details about a COVID-19 vaccination card that will be needed by anyone wanting to eat in restaurants, visit theatres or go to other events. She made the announcement at a news conference at the B.C. legislature in Victoria on Monday, Aug. 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
B.C. health authorities continue to operate walk-in clinics around the province. Registration and booking appointments in B.C. can be done online or by calling 1.833.838.2323 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. seven days a week. Photo: Fusion Medical Animation/Unsplash

Trail care home COVID cases remain at two

Interior Health reported Aug. 30 that two Rose Wood Village residents tested positive for COVID

B.C. health authorities continue to operate walk-in clinics around the province. Registration and booking appointments in B.C. can be done online or by calling 1.833.838.2323 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. seven days a week. Photo: Fusion Medical Animation/Unsplash
Interior Health announced it will partner with school districts in the region to host vaccination clinics for students, teachers and staff. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press)

Interior Health to host COVID-19 vaccination clinics in schools throughout region

The clinics will be for returning students, staff and teachers

Interior Health announced it will partner with school districts in the region to host vaccination clinics for students, teachers and staff. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press)
A soccer ball sits on a grassy field. (Pixabay photo)

Interior Health reverses team sports restriction

Health authority sent an email to Kamloops city council saying sports will be permitted

  • Aug 26, 2021
A soccer ball sits on a grassy field. (Pixabay photo)
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Several COVID-19 linked deaths at senior care homes in Interior Health region

In the last three days in the Interior Health region there are 768 COVID-19 cases

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B.C. provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry speaks at a press conference Monday, April 18. (B.C. Government image)

UPDATE: Central Okanagan health orders now expanded to entire Interior Health region

Dr. Bonnie Henry says displacement of people due to wildfires requires regional approach

B.C. provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry speaks at a press conference Monday, April 18. (B.C. Government image)
July Mountain wildfire off Coquihalla, Sunday Aug. 15. (Contributed/Andy Levang)

Wildfires force thousands to evacuate, highways to close across B.C. Interior

Multiple highways are closed and several communities are evacuating due to fires

July Mountain wildfire off Coquihalla, Sunday Aug. 15. (Contributed/Andy Levang)
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry is joined by Minister of Health Adrian Dix at the Victoria Conference Centre on Tuesday, August 3, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Conspiracy theorists take over Interior Health COVID-19 town hall

Dr. Bonnie Henry and Adrian Dix fielded several questions about debunked vaccine conspiracies

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry is joined by Minister of Health Adrian Dix at the Victoria Conference Centre on Tuesday, August 3, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix and provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry. (B.C. Government photo)

Dr. Bonnie Henry, Adrian Dix to host COVID-19 townhall for Interior Health

Residents invited to ask questions of health minister, top doctor leading B.C.’s COVID-19 response

B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix and provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry. (B.C. Government photo)
If you can donate water or help greet those seeking a reprieve from the heat, call Marie Skinner at the Trail United Church: 250.231.9003. Photo: Jake Givens/Unsplash

Update: Cooling centre open in Trail church noon to 6 p.m.

Trail United Church has opened its doors 7 days a week from noon to 6 p.m. in response to heat wave

If you can donate water or help greet those seeking a reprieve from the heat, call Marie Skinner at the Trail United Church: 250.231.9003. Photo: Jake Givens/Unsplash