Tag Archives: East Kootenay Regional Hospital

Man in hospital after serious MVA

Cranbrook RCMP responded to a single motor vehicle accident in the early morning hours on Highway 95A near Garry Rd. A witness heard the crash and went looking for the vehicle. After several passes she finally managed to find the … > Read More

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Smile Cookie campaign opens in support of health care

Tim Hortons is bringing more smiles to Cranbrook with the kickoff of the annual Smile Cookie campaign. For one week starting today, Tim Hortons Guests can purchase a freshly baked chocolate chunk Smile Cookie for $1 at participating restaurants in … > Read More

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Physician vacancies taxing regional ER

The ongoing lack of family physicians in Cranbrook and region is forcing residents to visit the East Kootenay Regional Hospital’s emergency room, creating more traffic than it is meant to handle. In a press release this morning (August 21), Interior … > Read More

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Starlite Campaign surprises Sparwood with new cart

Not often does a surprise come off without a hitch but this one certainly did. Recently East Kootenay Foundation for Health’s Brian Clifford (Chair) and Donna Grainger (Executive Director) were hosted with a tour of the Sparwood Health Centre by … > Read More

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ICU starting to take shape

A new intensive care unit for patients across the region is starting to take shape at East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook. The installation of the building substructure is well underway and proceeding on schedule. All footings for the new … > Read More

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Par 3 Charity Golf Tourney has amazing prizes

With a brand new car for a hole-in-one prize on every hole this is one golf tournament you will not want to miss! Boston Pizza Cranbrook and Northstar Motors Ltd. have joined forces for the third annual Par 3 Charity … > Read More

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Hats On – Thanks to Telus Community Ambassadors

Normally when we celebrate something exciting we say “Hats Off to ___” but in this case it’s “Hats On – thanks to the Telus Community Ambassadors.” When East Kootenay Foundation for Health received a request for more chemotherapy hats and … > Read More

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Intensive Care Unit beds don’t come cheaply

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Ever wonder why healthcare takes up more than 40 per cent of the B.C. budget? Well, we have a good example right here in Cranbrook. In fact, you need to go no further than the East … > Read More

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EKRH lab is a temporary measure

Letter to the Editor In light of some recent questions, I wanted to clarify the status of Interior Health outpatient (drop-in) laboratory services in Cranbrook. When Interior Health was informed that our lease at the Green Clinic would be terminated … > Read More

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Life’s brighter under the sun

Although Michael Christianson, CLU CH FC of Sun Life Financial left his position as a member of the board with East Kootenay Foundation for Health last year, his commitment to supporting health care has stayed steadfast. Last week Michael presented … > Read More

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