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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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Health Services - Home / Community Care - Salmo Area

CBI Home Health Services

Provides many services to keep seniors in their homes including personal care, homemaking, companion services, nursing, caregiver relief, accompanied visits and live-in care.

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Address / Contact Info
West Kootenay Office: (250) 493-6693
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Community Paramedicine Services

Serves mainly isolated seniors and offers home visits, health assessments, referrals and basic care.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC Emergency Health Services
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Family Caregivers of British Columbia

Offers a toll free support line, information, referral to community resources, help in navigating the healthcare system and support groups.
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Address / Contact Info
Family Caregivers of BC Society
6 - 3318 Oak Street
, Victoria, BC, V8X 2S9
Support Line: 1-877-520-3267
WKB Caregiver Coordinator: (250) 505-4272
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HealthLinkBC: Dial-A-Dietitian Nutrition Information: 811

Toll-free line and website provides nutrition resources to the public, dietitians and health professionals.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC Ministry of Health
Phone: 811
Hearing Impaired Line: 711
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Home Health - Nelson, Kaslo, Salmo, Nakusp, New Denver

Provides a range of health care and support services to those who have acute, chronic, palliative or rehabilitative health care needs to help them remain independent and in their own homes for as long as possible.more info

Address / Contact Info
Interior Health Authority, Gordon Road Wellness Centre
905 Gordon Road
, Nelson, BC, V1L 3A5
Home Health Office: (250) 352-1401
Intake / Assessment: (250) 352-1433
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Kootenay Seniors Home Support Program - Nelson

Provides, at a low cost, light housekeeping and other support services to seniors and others who need assistance.more info

Address / Contact Info
709 Vernon Street
, Nelson, BC, V1L 5X4
Home Support Program: (778) 463-5248
Kootenay Seniors: (250) 352-2708
Fax: (250) 352-7087
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Neighborhood Nursing

Provides many services to keep seniors in their home including personal, medical and dementia care.more info

Address / Contact Info
West Kootenay Office: (250) 693-2299
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Spectrum Home and Family Care

Provides many services to keep seniors in their homes including companionship, live-in respite, cleaning, home and yard maintenance.more info

Address / Contact Info
Nakusp, BC, V0G 1R0
Serves Nakusp, New Denver & Kaslo : (250) 265-3842
Serves Other West Kootenay Areas: (250) 355-2637
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