Health Centre

Kitsumkalum Health strives to improve the health & wellness of Kitsumkalum membership

Health care programs are funded by First Nations Health Authority (FNHA), and long-term care services are funded by Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC). Funding for other programs and services comes from grants.

Programs & Services offered

Non-Insured Health Benefits:  Medical Patient Transportation

Providing local and out of town transportation to eligible First Nations.

Kitsumkalum Health Centre provides public transportation for community members to attend medical appointments.

Kitsumkalum Health Centre administers the Medical Transportation Program for First Nations Health Authority.

This Program is administered according to Health Benefits guidelines.

For more information call Kitsumkalum Health:
Toll Free: 1-844-869-5993 | Phone: 250-635-6172

Prince Rupert Patient Travel: 1-888-624-5504 | Fax: 250-622-2893

Links & Resources

First Nations Health Authority
http://www.fnha.ca

Health Canada – First Nations Inuit Health
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fniah-spnia/index-eng.php

Ministry of Health Services
http://www.health.gov.bc.ca/aboriginal/index.html

BC Centre for Disease Control
http://www.bccdc.ca/default.htm

BC Drug & Poison Information Centre
http://dpic.org

College of Physicians & Surgeons of BC – Find A Physician Accepting New Patients
http://www.cpsbc.ca/find-a-family-physician

Health Canada – Diabetes
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fniah-spnia/diseases-maladies/diabete/index-eng.php

Health Canada – Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB)
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fniah-spnia/nihb-ssna/index-eng.php

Health Link BC – Non-emergency Health Information & Services
http://www.healthlinkbc.ca

 

News/Updates

Health Warnings & Events

COVID-19 URGENT NOTICE

COVID-19 URGENT NOTICE

January 2, 2021   The New Year is upon us, we send well wishes to all our members. With COVID-19 numbers increasing fast in the neighbouring communities, it’s a fact that we have confirmed cases in the surrounding area. We have possible exposures in our community...

Kitsumkalum Business Closures Due to COVID-19 in Neighbouring Communities

Kitsumkalum Business Closures Due to COVID-19 in Neighbouring Communities

December 31, 2020 Re: Business Closures due to COVID-19 in Neighbouring Communities Kitsumkalum Leadership and Emergency Response Team have given the direction to close the House of Sim-oi-Ghets Gift Store and Kitsumkalum Tempo Gas bar for two weeks due to the rapid...

Health Alert – COVID-19 exposure in the Nass Valley August 17th to 28th

Health Alert – COVID-19 exposure in the Nass Valley August 17th to 28th

Kitsumkalum residents who attended services for the late Dr. Joe Gosnell please call Kitsumkalum Health 250-635-6172 and self-isolate All Kitsumkalum members, and those non-members living within Kitsumkalum, who attended events related to the funeral of Dr. Joseph...

Contact Info

Kitsumkalum Health Centre

250-635-6172    Fax: 250-635-6182    Toll Free: 1-844-869-5993

Hours
Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Closed 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

 

Terrace Health Unit …………………..250-631-4200

Park Avenue Medical Clinic …………250-615-5040   Fax: 250-638-2342

Mills Memorial Hospital …………….250-635-2211    Fax: 250-635-7639

Prince Rupert Regional Hospital …..250-624-2171   Fax: 250-624-2195

Terrace Aquatic Centre ……………….250-615-3033    Fax: 250-615-3013

Terrace Sportsplex …………………….250-615-3000   Fax: 250-615-3010

Patient Travel

Prince Rupert Patient Travel: 1-888-624-5504    Fax: 250-622-2893

Health Benefits

FNHA Health Benefits: 1-855-550-5454