Health & Wellness

Hospital

The nearest hospital is Invermere & District Hospital (Level 1 Community Hospital that offers services including acute care, laboratory, and 24 hour emergency), located 18km south of Radium.

Invermere and District Hospital
850 – 10th Avenue
Invermere, BC
V0A 1K0
T: 250.342.9201

Emergency Hours: 24 hours/day, 7 days/week
Parking: Free


BC Health (www.gov.bc.ca/health/)

HealthLink BC (www.healthlinkbc.ca/

  • Medically-approved information on more than 5,000 health topics, symptoms, medications, and tips for maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
  • Online Search Directory to find nearby health services.
  • Call 8-1-1 from anywhere in British Columbia to speak with a nurse any time of the day or night. On weekdays, you can speak to a dietitian about nutrition and healthy eating. At night pharmacists are available to answer medication questions.


Medical & Dental Clinics

A full range of medical and dental service clinics is available in Invermere, 18 km south of Radium, including:

  • Chisel Peak Medical Centre - T.341-6900
  • Invermere Medical Clinic - T.342-9206
  • O'Sullivan Dental Clinic - T.342-9663
  • Dr. Richard Kanan - T.342-3811


Family Resource Centre

1317-7th Avenue, Invermere, BC V0A 1K0
T. 250-342-5566

Click here for the Columbia Valley Resource & Service Guide. The Guide is a resource for families living throughout the Columbia Valley; designed to provide residents with information about community agencies, organizations and service providers for families and their children, including area elementary schools, playgrounds, sporting and recreation opportunities


Well-Being Services

There are no social supports available directly in Radium, other than well-being spas (massage, reiki, etc.).

  • The Radium Library (http://radium.bclibrary.ca/) opened in a new space in 2008. Membership is free for residents and property owners of Radium & surrounding area.
  • Library Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/RadiumPublicLibrary
  • Invermere recently opened an 18-unit affordable housing complex.
  • Mental health services, well-being (acupuncture, chiropractor,osteopath, naturopath, etc.) services, health food stores, etc., are all available in Invermere.

Hospice Society of the Columbia Valley - http://www.hospicesocietycv.com/