Departments and programs
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
Health Canada – First Nations Inuit Health
Ministry of Health Services
BC Centre for Disease Control
BC Drug & Poison Information Centre
College of Physicians & Surgeons of BC – Find A Physician Accepting New Patients
Health Canada – Diabetes
Health Canada – Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB)
Health Link BC – Non-emergency Health Information & Services
"The Ministry of Agriculture and Food (the Ministry) would like to provide the following resources for bird owners regarding restrictions to bird movement put in place to prevent the spread of Avian Influenza (AI). AI has been detected in B.C., as well as other...
Every Tuesday from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm you're invited to join Kitsumkalum Craft Night at the Health Centre!
MONDAY, JUNE 6th, 2022 | 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Kitsumkalum Community Hall Kitsumkalum members are invited to get your COVID vaccine booster shot on June 6th. This can be your 2nd booster shot or your 1st. If you require a booster shot and want to get one please drop in at...
Need to talk? Support is available at the Hope for Wellness Help Line 1-855-242-3310 or through online chat at www.hopeforwellness.ca
Call Lisa at Kitsumkalum Health to sign up for Walking Club starting in May. 250-635-6172 Be entered for prizes each time you join!
Monday, April 11th, 2022, 9:00 am The water reservoir is at 49% capacity this morning. This is approximately 147,000 liters of water. It is estimated that the community goes through approximately 140,000 liters per day. ***Reminder to please limit your use of water so...
As of 4:00 pm, Thursday, March 31st, Kitsumkalum’s water supply is back to full capacity. Normal water consumption can resume. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.
UPDATE - Water is back to full capacity as of 4:00 pm WATER SHUT OFF TODAY - Public Works found a leak in the waterline and will be conducting an emergency shut off for WEST KALUM, ECSTALL, KWINITSA and GYIIK. The repair is expected to take to the end of the day to...
Health Warnings & Events
by KKCommunications | Jan 21, 2022 | News, Events, Health, Urgent, Community Notice, Public Notice, Memorials - Funerals - Celebrations of Life, Community, News Feed, Health Warning, Emergency Response, Emergency Operations Centre
Kitsumkalum Community Hall is closed to events until further notice. Kitsumkalum is following Provincial Health Orders that are set in place until February 16th, 2022. Public Healther Orders concerning indoor organized gatherings: Indoor organized gatherings of any...
"Due to the ongoing surge of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, current provincial health orders have been extended until February 16. Gyms and fitness centres will gradually be able to reopen with additional safety measures, starting January 20. Let’s continue to...
by KKCommunications | Jan 14, 2022 | News, Health, Urgent, Community Notice, Public Notice, Community, News Feed, Health Warning, Emergency Response, Emergency Operations Centre, Emergency Programs Coordinator
COVID-19 Cases in Kitsumkalum There are positive COVID-19 Omicron cases in Kitsumkalum and exposures have occured in some buildings in the community. Kitsumkalum has taken great steps to reduce the case count as much as possible, and continues to do so among all...
Shoppers Drug Mart on Park Ave250-615-5151Walk ins available for the 1st vaccine and then for the 2nd & booster you will need an invitation Shoppers Drug Mart on Lakelse Ave250-635-7261Make appointments through shoppersdrugmart.ca/covid19 Safeway Pharmacy on...
Overdose alert There has been an increase in overdose events across the Northern region from substances sold as down. Substances circulating are highly toxic and may be contaminated with benzodiazepines (benzos) causing heavy and prolonged sedation, and requires more...
If an alcoholic is unwilling to get help, what can you do about it? This can be a challenge. An alcoholic can’t be forced to get help except under certain circumstances, such as a traffic violation or arrest that results in court-ordered treatment or perhaps even a...
Daily new cases of COVID-19 have nearly doubled in the last week. To help keep people safe over the holidays, new provincial health officer orders are in effect as of December 20 until January 31. Orders include: Indoor personal gatherings are limited to your...
Wondering if you should get tested for COVID-19? Based on current evidence, some symptoms are more likely to be related to COVID-19 than others. Check out this resource to learn what symptoms require testing: http://www.bccdc.ca/.../COVID.../When_to_get_tested.pdf If...
Northern Health (NH) has introduced public health orders covering most of the NH region to manage COVID-19 activity. Visit the Northern Health Website for full details on the Health Order. Health protection central line for concerns/complaints: 250-565 7322 or...
Find an Overdose Prevention Site: https://www.stopoverdose.gov.bc.ca/.../overdose... Find a harm reduction site: https://towardtheheart.com/site-finder Get your drugs tested: https://drugcheckingbc.ca/drug-checking-sites/ Use an App when using:...
Kitsumkalum Health Centre
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
Prince Rupert Patient Travel: 1-888-624-5504 Fax: 250-622-2893
FNHA Health Benefits: 1-855-550-5454