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Responding to COVID-19 - Castlegar, Grand Forks, Kaslo, Nakusp, Nelson, Salmo, Trail

Community Health Message posted: 29-Apr-2020 3:00 PM PDT

KB FETCH is continuing to include information about services and resources that might be helpful to residents of Kootenay Boundary (KB) communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
We are posting lists of resources and updates to services as well as adding specific changes to individual services pages.
If you want information specific to a particular area within the KB, go to the right-hand-side of the Home page, click on the applicable Community and then put "COVID-19" in the search bar.
Please contact us if you have information about a local service or community response to COVID-19 that you think we should include.
Many thanks to all who are working so hard to help us all get through this difficult time!

PLEASE TAKE PART: COVID-19 SURVEY OPEN UNTIL MAY 31: BC COVID-19 SPEAK:Your story, our future is a population health survey from the BC CDC to elicit citizen experience, knowledge and actions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Senior Specific - Transportation - Castlegar Area

Bus Pass Program

An annual bus pass for BC transit system is available at a reduced cost to assist low-income seniors or Persons with Disabilities. more info

Address / Contact Info
Provincial Services Bus Pass
Box 9985 STN Prov Govt
, Victoria, BC, V8W 9R6
Toll-free: 1-866-866-0800
Web Links Website

Kootenay Seniors Transportation Program

Various services related to seniors' transportation needs and concerns in the West Kootenay areamore info

Address / Contact Info
709A Vernon Street
, Nelson, BC, V1L 5X4
Seniors Transportation Program: (778) 463-5247
Kootenay Seniors Office: (250) 352-2708
Fax: (250) 352-7087
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Silver City Stagelines Ltd.

New, locally owned, bus service leaving Nelson at 6:30am and arriving by noon in Kelowna. Stops include Castlegar, Trail, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway and Rock Creek. Return service leaves at 1pm.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC
Fritz: (250) 512-1385
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Volunteer Driver Program - West Kootenay

Provides a daytime, Monday to Friday volunteer service for people who are unable to access public or private transportation to attend non-emergency medical appointments.more info

Address / Contact Info
Castlegar and District Community Services Society
1007 2nd Avenue
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 1Y4
Toll-free: 1-877-304-2990
Coordinator: (250) 304-2990
Fax: (250) 365-2154
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