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Health and Social Supports for 2017 Wildfire Emergency

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​• Red Cross Wildfire Evacuations - If you have been evacuated, please call the contact centre at 1-800-863-6582 to have an agent help you register. You can also register online here.​​ Read the assistanc​e FAQs here.​​

• Hospital Evacuations – information call line for Interior Health and Northern Health: 1-877-442-2001 (toll free). 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:
​1-888-272-9756​
• Emergency Social Services I​nformation: 

 Current Evacuation Operations Centres -​ Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen: http://www.rdos.bc.ca/news-events/eoc/current-eoc/

• FNHA Environmental Health Officer (EHO):

o ​During regular business hours contact Casey Neathway at 778-875-3486 or at casey.neathway@fnha.ca)

o ​After hours contact line: ​1-844-666-0711 or ephs.afterhours@fnha.ca)​


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