Health Services

Hours of operation: Monday to Thursday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Closed over lunch.

Reception: 250-428-4428

Laura Koop, Nurse Practitioner (NP)

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is a health professional who has achieved the advanced nursing practice competencies at the Master’s graduate level of nursing education. Nurse practitioners integrate the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic illnesses, including prescribing medications.

 Nurse Practitioner Outreach services are provided to Lower Kootenay Band every other Friday afternoon at the Yellow House.

Laura, NP can also see’s patients at the Creston Health Unit every Thursday and every Friday morning.

To book appointments please call 250-420-2700 or 1-888-480-2464 extension 3150.

Heather Fenner, RN, Community Health Nurse

Community Health Nursing Services include clinic visits for preventative health, pregnancy education and baby care, school visits, child health clinics, immunizations for community members and school, community workshops, communicable disease control, TB services/screening, environmental health prevention and education, HIV screening, STI education and harm reduction supplies.

  • The CHN visits the community every Wednesday.

Catherine Strachan, Community Dietician 

Services include individual and group sessions, diabetes, chronic disease management, lifestyle and nutrition coaching.

  • Visits the community once a month/ Nutrition Kitchen

Shenoa Runge, Community Exercise Therapy Services include recovery from injury, better manage chronic pain such as arthritis and back pain through gentle movement and exercise, improve control of blood sugars with daily light exercise, increase general activity levels at home, in the community or at fitness facility, and healthy activity for weight management.

  • Visits the community once a month/ Nutrition Kitchen