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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, physicians and nurse practitioners in Kootenay Boundary clinics are concerned patients are not booking appointments when they may need help.

Many clinics have seen a drop in the number of appointments and are worried that patients who have health care...

Political representatives from the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary and City of Grand  Forks recorded an update during the COVID-19 pandemic for the citizens of the Boundary region.

Tuesday, Grand Forks Mayor Brian Taylor and Director Roly Russell were joined on the YouTube video by...

Regional News

Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

“We are announcing 29 new cases, for a total of 1,203 cases in British Columbia.

Dear Editor,

My name is Amy and I am a recent Selkirk College graduate.

When I say recent, I mean recent. I graduated February 28, 2020 and, within days of said graduation, COVID-19 started its climb to the pandemic that it is currently.

The COVID-19 situation in British Columbia is continually evolving and the information below is current as of noon on Saturday, April 4, 2020.

Cases:

  • Total confirmed cases in B.C.: 1,203
  • New cases since April 3, 2020: 29
  • Hospitalized cases: 149
  • Intensive care: 68
  • COVID-19 related deaths: 38
  • ...

As part of British Columbia’s emergency novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response plan, the Province is partnering with the BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) to launch EquipCare BC to help seniors in long-term care and assisted living homes.

EquipCare BC is a new program that will provide $10 million to enhance infection prevention and control, and improve quality and safety in long-...