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Student-nurse Kendra Waterstreet administers the Pfizer vaccine to Litia Fleming at the Waneta Plaza vaccination clinic in the old Zellers buiding. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail vaccination clinic readies for adults age 40+

B.C.’s state of emergency is extended through the end of day on May 25

 

The ICLN is available 24/7, 365 days a year. Photo: Christopher Catbagan on Unsplash

Trail crisis line workers respond to record number of calls

Responders provided 450,000 minutes of support, helping 30,000 in 2020, a record since 2012

 

Image: InteriorHealth.ca

Message from Interior Health’s Susan Brown

“The COVID-19 pandemic hit us hard early in the year … “

 

The crisis line is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Photo: Unsplash

Trail division crisis line reports upsurge in calls

“We are seeing an increase in both call volume and call intensity,” Sheila Dudek told the Trail Times.

The crisis line is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Photo: Unsplash
Testing for COVID-19 involves a nasopharyngeal swab. The swab is inserted into the patient’s nose and is aimed in a parallel direction to the nasal and septum floor. Photo: Mufid Majnun on Unsplash

Navigating COVID-19 throughout Interior Health

In Trail, testing is being done at the Kiro Wellness Centre. Call 250.304.5210 for information.

Testing for COVID-19 involves a nasopharyngeal swab. The swab is inserted into the patient’s nose and is aimed in a parallel direction to the nasal and septum floor. Photo: Mufid Majnun on Unsplash
The online lab booking option is available at www.labonlinebooking.ca. Photo: Unsplash

Online lab booking available for Trail, Castlegar

Patients are required to register; online process is simple and quick

The online lab booking option is available at www.labonlinebooking.ca. Photo: Unsplash
A Kelowna clinic decided to immunize their patients in a drive-thru flu clinic earlier this month. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)

Interior Health anticipates increase in flu vaccinations this season

Some 300,000 doses of flu vaccine ready for distribution across Southern Interior

A Kelowna clinic decided to immunize their patients in a drive-thru flu clinic earlier this month. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)
Interior Health is advising the community to get their flu shots. Photo: Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash

Get your bubble vaccinated

Message from head of Interior Health, Susan Brown

  • Oct 21, 2020
Interior Health is advising the community to get their flu shots. Photo: Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash
(Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)

8 new COVID-19 cases in Interior Health region

There are two people in hospital and 25 in isolation

(Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
Not everyone has a computer to book vital lab appointments says Linda Grandbois. (Unsplash photo)

Lab work a test of patience in Trail

Letter to the Editor from Linda Grandbois, Trail

  • Sep 22, 2020
Not everyone has a computer to book vital lab appointments says Linda Grandbois. (Unsplash photo)
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16 COVID-19 cases reported in Interior Health region

One person is in hospital and 34 people are isolating

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IH is working on different ways to book lab appointments, other than by phone or walk-in. (Unsplash photo)

Booking Trail lab appointments to expand beyond a phone line

Interior Health says online appointment booking is on the horizon

IH is working on different ways to book lab appointments, other than by phone or walk-in. (Unsplash photo)