Tag Archives: East Kootenay Regional Hospital

Outpatient lab services moving to mall: IH

Interior Health (IH) is pleased to announce a new location for Cranbrook outpatient laboratory services. A lease has been signed for a space at the Tamarack Mall, and will bring the majority of Cranbrook outpatient laboratory services to one location. The outpatient … > Read More

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Support for mental health challenges and addictions

Melodie Hull Fund for Mental Health surpasses $10,000 and will begin granting back to the local community Melodie Hull (pictured above) has spent most of her life working to not only better understand but educate others about mental health, mental … > Read More

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Rotary Club of Cranbrook asking for help

We will be holding our annual Rotary Auction on May 6 and 7. This is a service project in support of local and international Rotary projects and one of our main fundraisers throughout the year. Future local projects include the improvement and … > Read More

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Auxiliary welcomes new board

The Cranbrook Health Care Auxiliary is a volunteer organization of 265 members. It provides services and major funding ($2.8 million in the past five years) to the East Kootenay Regional Hospital. Above is the Cranbrook Health Care Auxiliary 2015 Board … > Read More

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Fetal Doppler Monitor for EKRH Maternity

Mountain City Travel in Kimberley recently held an extremely successful ‘Travel Beyond Your Expectations’ event with a twist fundraising component for East Kootenay Foundation for Health and the maternity unit at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital. The travel focused evening … > Read More

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Gift to palliative care in honour of those departed

Members of Harmony Chapter #45, OES of Kimberley recently made a $900 gift to East Kootenay Foundation for Health (EKFH) in memory of Lorna Sortome and Jean Craik. The two women had many years of dedicated service with the local … > Read More

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No increases in KERHD budget, again

The Kootenay East Regional Hospital District (KERHD) March 6 adopted its annual budget for 2015. The total budget is $7,451,183, which includes new approvals for $803,560 in capital expenditures and $4.4 million for the previously approved Intensive Care Unit project … > Read More

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Early morning crash sends two to hospital

A crash on Highway 95A south of Kimberley at approximately 6:30 a.m. sent two persons to East Kootenay Regional Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Initial reports indicate a vehicle crossed the centerline and struck an oncoming vehicle head-on near Stirton … > Read More

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Donation helps ICU campaign stay bright

Last week East Kootenay Foundation for Health (EKFH) received a fantastic donation of soap, foam and water to keep the ICU fundraising car bright and shiny thanks to Kurt Swanson of Victoria Ave Car & Pet Wash. As a long-time supporter … > Read More

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EKFH releases first ICU funding confirmation

On October 6, 2014 East Kootenay Foundation for Health (EKFH) took on the opportunity for a fundraising campaign to purchase essential equipment for the East Kootenay Regional Hospital’s new intensive care unit. The 17-month, $1 million dollar campaign launched immediately … > Read More

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