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

Community Health Message posted: 03-Apr-2020 3:00 PM PDT

KB FETCH is continuing to include information about services and resources that might be helpful to Kootenay Boundary residents and communities.
We are posting lists of resources and updates for communities as well as adding specific changes to individual program pages
Put "COVID-19" in the search bar below to find this information.
Before trying to access a service, we suggest that you phone or email before going to the location.
Please contact us if you have information about a local service or community response to COVID-19 that you think we should add.
Many thanks to all who are working so hard to help us all get through this difficult time!

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Senior Specific - Medical Equipment / Supplies

Health Equipment Loan Program (HELP) - Castlegar

A volunteer driven community program that provides essential health equipment to individuals on a by donation basis. A referral from a health care provider is required before health care equipment is provided.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Red Cross Health Equipment Loan Program
1250 A 26th Street
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 4C9
Phone: (250) 365-3911
Toll-free: 1-800-761-0099
Fax: (250) 365-6242
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Health Equipment Loan Program (HELP) - Edgewood

A volunteer driven community program that provides essential health equipment to individuals on a by donation basis. A referral from a health care provider is required before health equipment is providedmore info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Red Cross Health Equipment Loan Program, Edgewood Health Centre
522 Monashee Avenue
, Edgewood, BC, V0G 1J0
Phone: (250) 269-7313
Fax: (250) 269-7520
Web Links Website

Health Equipment Loan Program (HELP) - Kaslo

A volunteer driven community program that provides essential health equipment to individuals on a by donation basis. A referral from a health care provider is required before health equipment is provided.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Red Cross Health Equipment Loan Program (HELP)
409 Cross Street
, Kaslo, BC, V0G 1M0
Loan Program: (250) 353-2844
Web Links Website

Health Equipment Loan Program (HELP) - New Denver

A volunteer driven community program that provides essential health equipment to individuals on a by donation basis. A referral from a health care provider is required before health equipment is provided. more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Red Cross Health Equipment Loan Program , Slocan Community Health Centre
401 Galena Avenue
, New Denver, BC, V0G 1S0
SCHC: (250) 358-7911
Nicky : (250) 358-7819
Fax: (250) 358-7117
Web Links Website

Health Equipment Loan Program (HELP) - Trail

A volunteer driven community program that provides essential health equipment to individuals on a by donation basis. A referral from a health care provider is required before equipment is provided.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Red Cross Health Equipment Loan Program (HELP)
#102 - 1199 Bay Avenue
, Trail, BC, V1R 4A4
Waneta Plaza : (250) 368-9129
Web Links Website

Health Equipment Loan Program (HELP) Grand Forks

A volunteer driven community based program that provides essential health equipment to individuals on a by donation basis. A referral from a health care provider is required before health equipment is provided. more info

Address / Contact Info
The Canadian Red Cross Health Equipment Loan Program (HELP) , Boundary Hospital
7649 22nd Street
, Grand Forks, BC, V0H 1H2
Boundary Hospital HELP: (250) 442-2608
Toll-free: 1-800-761-0099
Fax: (250) 442-8331
Web Links Website

Health Equipment Loan Program (HELP) Nelson

A volunteer driven community program that provides essential health equipment to individuals on a by donation basis. A referral from a health care provider is required before health equipment is provided. more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Red Cross Health Equipment Loan Program (HELP)
West Arm Plaza, 614 Front Street
, Nelson, BC, V1L 4B7
West Arm Plaza: (250) 354-4456
Fax: (250) 354-3152
Web Links Website

Kootenay (Philips) Lifeline

more info

Address / Contact Info
Philips Lifeline - Kootenay Boundary, Kiro Wellness Centre
7 - 1500 Columbia Avenue
, Trail, BC, V1R 1J9
Ext 7032: 1-888-832-6071
Phone: (250) 364-2524
Fax: (250) 364-1556
Web Links Website

Kootenay Columbia Home Medical Equipment

Rents and sells a range of medical equipment.more info

Address / Contact Info
130-630 17th Street
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 4G7
Office: 1-866-515-7772
Phone: (250) 365-7772
Fax: (250) 365-7791
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Lifeline - Kaslo

Personal emergency response units are available to rent for those who live alone, have a chronic health problem or a physical disability.more info

Address / Contact Info
North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society (NKLCSS)
336 B Avenue
, Kaslo, BC, V0G 1M0
Phone: (250) 353-7691
Fax: (250) 353-7694
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