The Kitselas Health Department offers a variety of clinics, all for FREE.
To book an appointment or for more information about any of these clinics, call 250-635-5084 and ask for the health assistant. Or call 250-615-4086 Ext 4086.
Note that if you do not see a clinic for your health concerns, please still contact the health department and we will do our best to provide you with or help you access the service you need.
Nurse Practitioner Clinics
Offers family medical services, similar to going to see a family doctor such as prescriptions, X-rays, etc.
Every Wednesday. Last appointment at 3pm. In Gitaus.
Call ahead to book an appointment; there is a waitlist.
For infant, toddler, school-aged and adult vaccines.
(No travel vaccines. Call your local pharmacy for these.)
Every Thursday. 11am to 2pm. In Gitaus
Call ahead to book an appointment.
For annual flu shot.
From November to March.
Available on set times on set days or call ahead to book an appointment.
Tooth Varnish Clinic
For infants up to children age 6.
Will perform oral exam and if necessary, apply a tooth protectant.
Clinic is every three months. Health Department will inform community when clinic is coming. Clinic will also visit Kitselas daycare and Head Start.
Mobile Diabetics Clinic
For people with diabetes or pre-diabetes.
Health Department will inform community when clinic is coming.
Services offered include:
• Full assessment for complications of diabetes including: eye exam, foot exam, kidney, liver and cholesterol testing and Hb A1c testing (glycated haemoglobin)
• State of the art retinal examination (without eye drops)
• Medication review
• Individual, same-day counselling and care planning with recommendations to your family doctor and Kitselas health staff for follow up.
• Same day results.
No fasting required.