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Health and Social Supports for Wildfire Emergencies

​​​​• 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:
​1-888-272-9756​
• Emergency Support Services I​nformation: 

• EmergencyInfoBC

EmergencyInfoBC is active during partial and full-scale provincial emergencies, both on this site and on Twitter via @EmergencyInfoBC. EmergencyInfoBC shares official response and recovery sources, as well as verified event information from trusted partners.

https://www.emergencyinfobc.gov.bc.ca/

 Northern Health Wildfire Information​:

https://www.northernhealth.ca/health-topics/wildfires-and-your-health

• 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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