People in Prince George will soon have better access to team-based everyday health care, with the new Prince George Urgent and Primary Care Centre (UPCC) anticipated to open in June 2019 and the launch of a primary-care network (PCN).
Enhanced critical and emergency care are on the way for people in the North Cariboo, as the business plan has been approved for a new emergency department and intensive care unit (ICU) at G.R. Baker Memorial Hospital in Quesnel.
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.