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Terrace's New Year’s Baby is a boy!

Northern Health is pleased to announce that the first baby born in 2020 in Terrace, is a boy!

Gavin Hansen was born was born January 1st at 2:25 p.m. at Mills Memorial Hospital, to local parents Christina Rogers-Hansen and David Hansen -- weighing eight pounds, 15 ounces.

Gavin is also welcomed to the world by his five older siblings: Jayden, Justin, Erica, Claire and Judah.

Northern Health region New Year’s Baby born in Prince George

Northern Health is pleased to announce that the first baby born in 2020 in the north is a baby girl, born in Prince George!

Baby Aubrey Nellis was born at University Hospital of Northern BC in Prince George this morning at 12:21 a.m., to parents Tiffany and Clayton Nellis, of Prince George - weighing in at seven pounds, 13 ounces.

Aubrey is also welcomed to the world by big brothers Jayvin Logan, 14, and Hayden Logan, 11.  

The first baby born in British Columbia in 2020 was a girl, delivered at Fraser Health’s Royal Columbian Hospital, at 12:01 a.m. today.

Local businesses advised to watch for “Healing Hands” book donation requests

Northern Health has received reports of a company allegedly soliciting donations from Northern BC businesses on behalf of local hospitals, for a “Healing Hands” book to be donated to children in hospital.

NH would like to advise local businesses and others across the North that the health region is not affiliated with or endorsing this book.

NH advises businesses receiving phone calls requesting donations to check very carefully about the origin of such solicitations before making a donation.