100 Mile House Hospital Closed Due to Wildfire Activity
(supplied by Interior Health)
The 100 Mile District General Hospital has been affected by an evacuation order due to wildfires, and as a result, is closed indefinitely stated Interior Health Sunday, July 9.
This means the Emergency Department is closed until further notice. In the event of an emergency, call 9-1-1, For other medical concerns, visit the emergency departments in:
- Clearwater – Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital (open 24/7)
- Barriere – Barriere Health Centre (open Monday – Friday, daytime hours)
- Kamloops – Royal Inland Hospital (open 24/7)
“Earlier in the weekend, Interior Health (IH) took the precaution of evacuating individuals in care. This included acute care patients from the hospital, residents from IH’s two residential care sites (Mill Site Lodge and Fischer Place), and assisted living clients from IH’s contracted provider at Carefree Manor,” said Interior Health. “All have been safely relocated to facilities in Kamloops, Salmon Arm, Merritt, Revelstoke and Kelowna. ”
Given the changing nature of the wildfire situation, Interior Health will continue to update residents on the status of facilities and health services, including when full services may be restored to 100 Mile House. Please visit IH’s Major Events page on their website for further information.