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by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Dec 29 2020

Interior Health announced Tuesday that there are 10 deaths and 239 new COVID-19 cases to report following the Christmas Holiday break.

In a media release, Interior Health president and CEO Susan Brown said she is deeply saddened to report the deaths of 10 more people in the region.

by Diana Daghofer on Tuesday Dec 29 2020

Born during the Spanish flu, Molly Pacey has lived to experience a second pandemic this year. Molly turns 102 years old on Wednesday, December 30, 2020. She takes this sort of trial in stride, though, possibly due to her stormy entry to this world.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Dec 29 2020

FortisBC is reminding customers to to pay attention to energy use to reduce seasonal spikes with colder temperatures forcasted as the calendar flips 2021.  

by Contributor on Wednesday Dec 23 2020

Avalanche Canada, in partnership with Parks Canada and Alberta’s Kananaskis Country, is issuing a Special Public Avalanche Warning for recreational users of backcountry and frontcountry avalanche terrain, in effect immediately until Sunday, Dec. 27.

The warning is widespread and applies to the following forecast regions:

by Interior Health Authority on Wednesday Dec 23 2020

 The COVID-19 test collection centre in Trail is moving to a new location on Thursday thanks to a partnership between Interior Health and ICBC.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Dec 22 2020

Interior Health administers first COVID-19 vaccines in Kelowna and Kamloops

Interior Health is celebrating a milestone in the fight against COVID-19, the first vaccinations have occurred in Kelowna and Kamloops.

As part of the provincial COVID-19 immunization program, Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine has been received and is being administered to long-term care staff and physicians.

by City of Trail on Tuesday Dec 22 2020

Residents throughout the Greater Trail area have submitted photos of their outdoor holiday light displays, and we now invite everyone to vote for their favourites!

by Interior Health Authority on Tuesday Dec 22 2020

 Interior Health is pleased to announce Ledcor Construction Ltd. has been selected to oversee construction of the Pharmacy and Ambulatory Care Project at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH).