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Health and Social Supports for 2018 Wildfire Emergency

​​• Hospital Evacuations​ – information call line for Interior Health: 1-877-442-2001 (toll free) and press "1". A call line has been established for families whose loved ones have been relocated from health facilities due to wildfire activity. Regional health authorities have not been able to contact all families. Family members can call this number for information about relocations. ​
Breastfeeding  If you are breastfeeding your baby, it’s safe to continue to do so during the wildfire emergency. ​Hotline and information for caregivers who need support to ensure their babies and young children and safely fed during wildfires and evacuations:
• Emergency Social Services I​nformation: 

 Current Evacuation Operations Centres -​ Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen:

• FNHA Environmental Health Officer (EHO):

o ​During regular business hours contact Casey Neathway at 778-875-3486 or at

o ​After hours contact line: ​1-844-666-0711 or​

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