Bookmark and Share

Kaslo emergency room reduces hours to 9 to 5

The Interior Health Authority has confirmed it is cutting emergency department hours in Kaslo.

Rather than round the clock, the Victorian Community Health Centre will offer business hours service, 9 to 5 Monday to Friday.

Residents had been hearing rumours of this change.

At a community meeting last night, Interior Health Authority representatives explained what will happen.

Dr. Alan Stewart is Interior Health's senior medical director.
Download Flash Player to view this content.

To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted.

By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Comments are welcome while open. We reserve the right to close comments at any time.

Submission Policy

Note: The CBC does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comments, you acknowledge that CBC has the right to reproduce, broadcast and publicize those comments or any part thereof in any manner whatsoever. Please note that comments are moderated and published according to our submission guidelines.