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More options for primary care in Smithers

People living throughout the Bulkley Valley now have more options to access quality, team-based primary health care services closer to home as the recently opened Smithers Primary Care Clinic (PCC) at 3842 Third Avenue has expanded its operation.

Toxic drug alert: Nisga’a Valley Region

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There has been an increase in paramedic attended toxic drug poisoning events in the Nisga’a Valley region in Northwest, BC. The majority of drug poisoning events identified by BCEHS (BC Emergency Health Services) are nonfatal, but there is a risk of drug poisoning death when such events occur.

Northern Health Board recognizes and celebrates the efforts of foundations and auxiliaries

At the February 2023 Northern Health Board meeting, the board received a presentation highlighting the significant and exceptional work that northern healthcare foundations, fundraising societies and auxiliaries have undertaken to enhance services provided by Northern Health.

Foundations and auxiliaries, their volunteers and generous donors across the Northern Health region have provided funding for equipment, responded to emergent and urgent needs for funding, as well as maintaining a positive volunteer presence in northern communities.