Please see statement below regarding Interior Health’s 2020/21 Seasonal Influenza Campaign:
Interior Health (IH) needs to clarify that influenza immunizations will continue to be available through IH and our community partners this fall. We apologize for any concerns and confusion a recent letter to our community vaccine providers has created.
The twelfth annual Columbia Basin Culture Tour is a fun weekend that combines a road trip with a customized cultural experience like no other. Visit artists’ studios, museums, art galleries and heritage sites at your own pace. With venues, exhibitions, artwork and performances changing every year, there is always something new to experience.
Two major crimes that shocked the community during the past few years were concluded in Nelson Court Friday.
The first happened when Miles Halverson was sentenced to five-and-a-half years in a federal penitentiary for the killing of Matt Reeder in June of 2018 outside the Pharmasave Drug Store on 600 Baker Street.
Environment Canada is continuing its Heat Warning for the Southern Interior of BC, with temperatures reaching 35 degrees Celsius, combined with overnight lows near 18 degrees Celsius, through Friday.
"A strong ridge of high pressure remains over the southern interior of British Columbia leading to hot conditions," Environment Canada said.
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:
"Today, we are reporting 27 new cases, including one epi-linked case, for a total of 3,419 cases in British Columbia.
And the COVID-19 hits just keep coming for Kelowna.
Interior Health has found that further testing of individuals has allowed identified an additional location in Kelowna where individuals may have been exposed to COVID-19.
While travel is a tricky endeavor at this time, Selkirk College is offering exciting second-year English courses that will transport you through space and time from the comfort of your own home.
There has been a drug alert issued for Nelson by ANKORS after overdose has been reported due to toxic concentrations of fentanyl in the area.
“Extremely Toxic Concentrations of Fentanyl in Light Green powdered or pebbly substance (has been reported),” the ANKORS drug alert said.
“There have been recent reports of overdose associated with this substance in the Nelson Area.”
Interior Health said in a media release Wednesday that further testing of individuals has identified an additional location in Kelowna where individuals may have been exposed to COVID-19.