Northern Health’s Board of Directors heard details of progress on implementation of the Northern First Nations Wellness Plan, and about an integrated approach to Adult Day Program services for seniors in the Bulkley Valley, at its most recent meeting in Smithers.
An active case of pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) has been confirmed at College of New Caledonia in Prince George, and Northern Health is following up with all those who may be at risk to ensure they are assessed. Follow up through contact tracing has already begun.
Protecting children against illness and ensuring they have a healthy future is the focus of the annual Kindergarten Health Fair for local children entering Kindergarten in September 2019. The free program will be running April 24, 25, and 26, 2019 at the Smithers Public Health Unit.
People living in Terrace and surrounding northwest communities will now have access to a new mobile service that will help remove barriers to quality mental health and addictions supports.
Northern Health is looking for community partners with ideas for projects that will improve the health of those living, working, learning and playing in northern BC. The call for applications to apply for the latest round of IMAGINE Community Grants is now open.
Dawson Creek and area residents are advised that Dawson Creek & District Hospital remains open, as the facility recovers from a small fire inside the hospital earlier today.