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Call out for qualified health care providers

Northern Health is appreciative of all the assistance we have received to date from health care providers in the North supporting our COVID-19 immunization clinics. This support has been an integral component of Northern Health’s COVID-19 response, administering vaccine doses to mitigate impacts of COVID-19 on our communities and health care system.

Right now Northern Health is seeking help.

Overdose Alert: Northern BC

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There has been an increase in overdose events across the Northern region from substances sold as down.

The Northern Health region is awaiting the 2022 New Year's baby (updated Jan 1)

Every New Year’s Day, Northern Health monitors its hospitals and labour and delivery units for the birth of New Year’s babies across the region.

Watch this page for updates on the birth of New Year’s babies in communities across the North.

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Smithers’ New Year’s Baby is a boy!

COVID-19 – Outbreak declared over – Laurier Manor, Prince George

Northern Health Medical Health Officers have declared an end to a COVID-19 outbreak at Laurier Manor assisted living facility in Prince George, BC.

At the time of the outbreak declaration, there were two lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 among facility residents. There have been no new cases associated with the outbreak since the declaration. Sadly, one of the residents who had tested positive, has since passed away.

NH regional Public Health Orders revised; worship services allowed with vaccination

Northern Health (NH) is updating public health orders for Gatherings and Events, to align with Provincial Health Officer Orders, and to allow worship services with COVID-19 safety requirements in place, including vaccination.

The regional public health orders covering all of the NH region are in response to sustained rates of COVID-19 activity and the impact on health care resources.  

Ensuring access to Diagnostic Imaging in Northwest BC

Northern Health’s acute care facilities in Northwest BC are working with physicians, and provincial patient transfer partners to ensure patients have continued access to diagnostic imaging for their care needs.

COVID-19 – Outbreak declared over at Peace Villa, Fort St. John – Meadow House

Northern Health Medical Health Officers have declared an end to a COVID-19 outbreak on Meadow House at Peace Villa in Fort St. John.

Since the outbreak was declared on November 4, three residents and three staff tested positive for COVID-19 in association with the outbreak. Sadly, one resident who had tested positive in association with this outbreak has passed away.

There have been no new cases associated with the outbreak since early November.