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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!

The Rural Evidence Review project in collaboration with the BC Rural Health Network has launched a provincial survey to understand rural and remote community experiences and responses to COVID-19. Participation is open to all residents of rural and remote BC communities. The survey is available on an ongoing basis, with no established end date.

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Senior Specific - Boundary (Grand Forks Area)

Adult Day Program - Grand Forks

A day program of social activities, health services and a hot lunch meal at Hardy View Lodge for people living at home who would benefit from these activities in a group setting.more info

Address / Contact Info
Interior Health, Home Health, Boundary Health Centre
7649 22nd Street
, Grand Forks, BC, V0H 1H2
Home Health : (250) 443-2100
Hardy View Lodge: (250) 443-2085
Home Health Fax: (250) 442-3922
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Adult Mental Health Services - Boundary

Provides a range of services for adults with mental health concerns including urgent response, assessment and treatment, community support, group therapy and specialized services for seniors with age-related impairment.more info

Address / Contact Info
Interior Health , Boundary Mental Health and Substance Use Services, Boundary Community Health Centre
7441 2nd Street
, Grand Forks, BC, V0H 1H0
Phone: (250) 442-0330
Fax: (250) 442-0334
Web Links Website

Alzheimer Society of BC - West Kootenay Resource Centre

Information, resource library, referrals to other agencies, public education workshops and support for caregivers.more info

Address / Contact Info
West Kootenay Resource Centre Alzheimer Society of BC
Nelson, BC
WK Resource Centre: (778) 774-2133
Toll-free: 1-855-301-6742
First Link Dementia Helpline: 1-800-936-6033
Fax: (778) 774-2134
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BC Bereavement HelpLine

Helps grieving individuals find support in their community and to assist caregivers in sharing information and resources.more info

Address / Contact Info
984 West Broadway
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1K7
Helpline: 1-877-779-2223
Phone: (604) 738-9950
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BC Hospice Palliative Care Association

Umbrella association whose mission is to provide a leadership role with its member organizations and individuals, so as to ensure quality of care for BC residents faced with a life-threatening illness, death and bereavement.more info

Address / Contact Info
1100 - 1200 West 73rd Avenue
, Vancouver, BC, V6P 6G5
Toll-free: 1-877-410-6297
Phone: (604) 267-7024
Fax: (604) 267-7026
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Boundary Area Seniors Services Directory

Download this 18 page Directory that lists a wide variety of services and resources for seniors living in the Boundary area.more info

Address / Contact Info
Trail Family and Individual Resources (FAIR) Centre Society
BC
KB FETCH Office: (250) 364-2326 ext 386
Web Links Email

Boundary Community Hospice

Trained volunteers support patients, families and caregivers move through the transition process from life to death.more info

Address / Contact Info
Boundary Health Resource Program
7649 22nd Street
, Grand Forks, BC, V0H 1H2
Phone: (250) 443-2162
Fax: (250) 442-3922
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Boundary Expo Recreation Centre

Features an NHL-sized ice surface, concession stand, four brand new state-of-the-art change rooms, four smaller changes rooms, and a fitness room.more info

Address / Contact Info
735 7th Avenue
, Midway, BC, V0H 1M0
Arena: (250) 449-2645
Village Office: (250) 449-2222
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Boundary Lodge

A subsidized Assisted Living facility for those with physical and functional health challenges who can no longer reside at home but are able to make decisions on their own behalf. more info

Address / Contact Info
Boundary lodge
7130 9th Street
, Grand Forks, BC, V0H 1H4
Boundary Lodge Office: (250) 443-0006
Home Health Assessment/Intake: (250) 443-2100 ext 65152
Web Links Website

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
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