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Former B.C. health-care workers have taken the province to court over vaccine mandates. (File photo)

Interior Health top doc says mask mandate not needed – yet

Dr. Silvina Mema: Tools in place to avoid virus uptake to pandemic levels

 

Teens who want to participate have until Nov. 15 to submit their entries. Image: Interior Health

Interior Health invites young artists to ‘Take a Breath’

More information on how to enter the contest can be found at www.interiorhealth.ca/takeabreath

 

(Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

Interior Health warns of monkeypox automated call scam

IH doesn’t use automated calls to notify people about exposure to infectious diseases

 

Dr. Albert de Villiers, chief medical health officer for the Interior Health Authority. (Contributed)

New child sexual abuse charges filed against former Interior Health top doctor

Police said the new allegations surfaced in January 2022

Dr. Albert de Villiers, chief medical health officer for the Interior Health Authority. (Contributed)
(Photo - B.C. Wildfire Services)

Nohomin Creek wildfire continues to grow

The blaze is now an estimated 2,666 hectares

(Photo - B.C. Wildfire Services)
Crews work at the Othello Bridge on the Coquihalla on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. (B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure)

Permanent repairs coming for Othello stretch of Coquihalla Highway

Work is expected to begin in early August and be completed sometime in the fall

Crews work at the Othello Bridge on the Coquihalla on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. (B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure)
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

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
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.

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

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

Interior Savings waives wire fees to Ukraine

Also warns of scams posing as humanitarian organizations

(File photo)
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)