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Aboriginal Patient Liaison Worker

Provides support services and discharge planning for Aboriginal people in the Northern Health Authority. more info

Address / Contact Info
Wrinch Memorial Hospital
2510 Highway 62
, Hazelton , BC, V0J 1Y0
Phone: 250-842-5211 x 277

Acute Care

The Bulkley Valley District Hospital is 25 bed acute care facility and has served communities from Houston in the east to Hazelton in the west.more info

Address / Contact Info
BV District Hospital
3950 8th Ave.
, Smithers, BC, V0J 2N4
Phone: (250) 847-2611
Fax: (250) 847-2446
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Acute Care Services

Provides short-term acute care services to inpatients in a designated area for specialized, monitored care. Patients are stabilized before they are sent out to another location. Provides short-term treatment for severe injury or episode of illness, urgent medical conditions, or post-surgery recovery care.more info

Address / Contact Info
Northern Health, Mills Memorial Hospital
4720 Haugland Ave.
, Terrace, BC, V8G 2W7
Phone: (250) 635-2211
Toll-free: 1-866-565-2999
Fax: (250) 635-7639
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Affordable Medical Transportation

Northern Health Connections is an affordable travel service for patients needing to travel for out-of-town medical appointments in northern B.C. and Vancouver.more info

Address / Contact Info
Northern Health Connections
Toll-free: 1-888-647-4997
Fax: (250) 649-4893
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After Hours or Emergency Line

Kitimat General Hospital and Health Centre is a modern 11,150 sq m (120,000 sq. ft.) health complex located adjacent to downtown. The complex includes 58-beds (36-multi-level care and 22-acute care), two operating rooms and complete laboratory, rehabilitation, and diagnostic imaging departments. It also contains clinics for diabetes outreach, public health, home care, home support and mental health services, as well as offices for physicians and visiting specialists.more info

Address / Contact Info
Kitimat Hospital and Health Centre
920 Lahakas Boulevard South
, Kitimat, BC, V8C 2S3
Phone: (250) 632-2121
Fax: (250) 632-8728
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At Home Program

Provides assistance to parents caring for a child with severe disabilities at home through a range of health supports and services. Offers respite benefits allowing parents to choose appropriate care options for their child and family. Also offers a range of basic, essential medical items and services including medical equipment, orthotics, hearing equipment and supplies, dental or orthodontic benefits, medical transportation, therapies, medications, and medical service plan coverage.more info

Address / Contact Info
Ministry of Children and Family Development
400-4545 Lazelle Ave.
, Terrace, BC, V8G 4E1
Phone: (250) 615-4868
Fax: (250) 615-4873
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BC Ambulance Service

Provides public ambulance service for emergencies, paramedic services and medical transportation.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC Emergency Health Services
PO Box 9600 , Stn Prov Govt
, Victoria, BC, V8W 9P1
Toll Free For areas where 9-1-1 is not: 1-800-461-9911

BC Health Information and Resources

Provides online information and resources to help BC residents stay informed about current public health concerns, issues and topics.more info

Address / Contact Info
Provincial Health Services Authority
700-1380 Burrard St.
, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 2K2
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BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit

The BC Injury Research & Prevention Unit is a leader in the production and transfer of injury prevention knowledge, supporting the integration of prevention practice into the daily lives of British Columbians.more info

Address / Contact Info
4480 Oak St.
, Vancouver, BC, V6H 3N1
Phone: (604) 875-3776
Fax: (604) 875-3569
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BC Newborn Screening Program

Uses a blood test to identify babies who may have a treatable disorder. With early detection the chances of serious health problems are prevented or reduced later in life. If not treated, these disorders can cause severe mental handicap, growth problems, health problems and sudden infant death. A blood sample is usually taken between 24 and 48 hours after birth. This will be done before the baby leaves the hospital or, if a home birth, by a midwife at home.more info

Address / Contact Info
Provincial Health Services Authority, West Tower, Suite 350
555 West 12th Ave.
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 3X7
Phone: 604-877-2121 ext 223772
Fax: (604) 872-1987
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