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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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Cultural / Recreation / Social / Religious - Arts Centres / Museums - Arrow & Slocan Lakes (Nakusp Area)

Nakusp and District Museum

Primarily a tourist attraction featuring the history of the Arrow Lakes, including that of the Sinxt nation. Includes exhibits of mining, forestry, farming, model sternwheelers, CPR train, and the hot springs history.more info

Address / Contact Info
92 6th Avenue NW
, Nakusp, BC, V0G 1R0
Phone: (250) 265-0015
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Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre

The only interpretive centre in Canada dedicated to the history of the uprooting and internment of Canadians of Japanese heritage. more info

Address / Contact Info
306 Josephine Street
, New Denver, BC, V0G 1S1
Nikkei Centre: (250) 358-7288
Village Office : (250) 358-2316
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Sandon Historical Society Museum

Museum located in the once thriving, now virtually deserted, mining city (now an historical site) in which over 5,000 people once lived in the 1890's.more info

Address / Contact Info
Main Street
, Sandon, BC, V0G 2B0
Historical Society (summer): (250) 358-7920
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Silvery Slocan Museum

Includes collections of records, artifacts and photographs of the Slocan Lake Area and a room dedicated to New Denver Japanese-Canadians. more info

Address / Contact Info
6th Avenue & Bellevue Street
, New Denver, BC, V0G 1S0
Museum & Tourism Information: (250) 358-2201
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