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There has been COVID-19 exposures at two elementary schools in District 42. (Image courtesy CDC)

Interior Health reports 24 additional COVID-19 cases

This includes three school exposures in Kelowna

There has been COVID-19 exposures at two elementary schools in District 42. (Image courtesy CDC)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

Interior Health reports 18 COVID-19 cases, highest daily count since July

The total of COVID-19 cases in the region is now at 662

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
COVID-19. (Courtesy of CDC).

Interior Health reports 12 additional COVID-19 cases

The total number of cases in the region is now at 644

COVID-19. (Courtesy of CDC).
A Kelowna registered nurse has been suspended for his failure to adhere to proper infection control practices. (Darko Stojanovic - Pixabay)

B.C. nurse suspended for not following COVID-19 protocols

The B.C. College of Nursing Professionals said the nurse failed to adhere to science-based infection control practices

A Kelowna registered nurse has been suspended for his failure to adhere to proper infection control practices. (Darko Stojanovic - Pixabay)
No new COVID-19 cases reported in Interior Health region

No new COVID-19 cases reported in Interior Health region

The total number of cases in the Interior Health region is at 535

No new COVID-19 cases reported in Interior Health region
Two new COVID-19 cases announced in Interior Health region

Two new COVID-19 cases announced in Interior Health region

The total number of cases in the region is at 533

Two new COVID-19 cases announced in Interior Health region
Nine new COVID-19 cases announced in Interior Health region

Nine new COVID-19 cases announced in Interior Health region

The total number of cases since the pandemic started is now at 531 for the region

Nine new COVID-19 cases announced in Interior Health region
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

Two new COVID-19 cases reported in Interior Health

The total number of Interior Health cases since the beginning of the pandemic is now at 522

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

Interior Health reports three additional COVID-19 cases in region

The number of cases in the region since the beginning of the pandemic are now at 492

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

Six additional COVID-19 cases overnight in Interior Health region

The total number of cases within the region is now at 486

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Nicole and Ben Stringer have spent the summer working to bring awareness to life-saving medication for cystic fibrosis patients. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)

‘Nothing’s working anymore’: West Kelowna woman shares her fight with cystic fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disease that affects the lungs and intestines among other organs

Nicole and Ben Stringer have spent the summer working to bring awareness to life-saving medication for cystic fibrosis patients. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)
Five new COVID-19 cases within Interior Health

Five new COVID-19 cases within Interior Health

The total number of cases from the region is now at 450

Five new COVID-19 cases within Interior Health
No new cases of COVID-19 overnight: Interior Health

No new cases of COVID-19 overnight: Interior Health

The total number of cases in the Interior Health region remains at 440

No new cases of COVID-19 overnight: Interior Health
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

No new cases of COVID-19: Interior Health

The total number of cases remain at 429 since the start of the pandemic

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Smoke can be seen near the Painted Rock Estate Winery. (Douglas Drouin Photography)

“We’ll have to see”: Painted Rock Winery’s future uncertain as Okanagan wildfire rages

Owner John Skinner said they’re taking it day by day

Smoke can be seen near the Painted Rock Estate Winery. (Douglas Drouin Photography)
Customers are now required to wear masks when shopping at Winners, HomeSense, and Marshalls. (Juraj Varga - Pixabay)

Masks now required at Winners, HomeSense, Marshalls stores across Canada

The new safety protocol is effective as of Monday, Aug. 17

Customers are now required to wear masks when shopping at Winners, HomeSense, and Marshalls. (Juraj Varga - Pixabay)
Interior Health has said to its community partners it won’t be organizing flu clinics moving forward, starting this fall. (Pixabay)

Flu clinics a go but no drop-ins: Interior Health

IH sent out a clarification after a memo came to light there won’t be flu clinics this fall

Interior Health has said to its community partners it won’t be organizing flu clinics moving forward, starting this fall. (Pixabay)
(Jim Elliot - Black Press Media)

‘Give turtles a brake’: Conservation group asking motorists to slow down

Nature Conservancy of Canada is asking people to slow down and help turtles cross the road

(Jim Elliot - Black Press Media)
A busy Bernard Avenue in downtown Kelowna on May 18, 2020. (Michael Rodriguez - Black Press Media)

COVID-19: National initiative encourages Canadians to support local

Canadians are encouraged to buy local on July 25 to revive the economy

A busy Bernard Avenue in downtown Kelowna on May 18, 2020. (Michael Rodriguez - Black Press Media)
This year’s Monsoon Festival will still feature workshops but from the comfort of participants’ homes as the festival turns digital for 2020. (South Asian Arts Society)

Monsoon Festival of Performing Arts turns digital for fifth anniversary

The festival celebrates South Asian artists and performers

This year’s Monsoon Festival will still feature workshops but from the comfort of participants’ homes as the festival turns digital for 2020. (South Asian Arts Society)