Barriere emergency room hour changes

As of Aug. 31, the emergency room and Health Centre will operate Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., excluding statutory holidays

Interior Health Authority

Interior Health wishes to advise users of the Barriere Health Centre emergency room that the hours of operation will be changing in order to align health services to better meet the needs of the community, physicians and staff.

As of Aug. 31, the emergency room and Health Centre will operate Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., excluding statutory holidays.

During the hours the Emergency Room is closed, residents should take note of the following:

In the event of an emergency, call 9-1-1.

For non-urgent matters, residents may wish to use the emergency department or walk-in clinics in Kamloops or Clearwater.

If individuals are unsure about what services they require, call HealthLink BC at 8-1-1.

For more information, contact the Barriere Health Clinic at 250-672-9731.

Interior Health is committed to promoting healthy lifestyles and providing a wide range of quality health-care services to more than 730,000 people living across B.C.’s vast interior.

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