McKerracher Re-Elected Hospital District Chair

The Kootenay East Regional Hospital District Board has elected its Chair and Acting Chair for the coming year. Elkford Mayor Dean McKerracher has been re-elected Chair for a fifth term. “We have been very successful over the past year in our operations and in...

Permanent MRI service under way at EKRH

Residents of East Kootenay now have increased access to diagnostic testing within the region with a new, permanent MRI machine, which began operating at East Kootenay Regional Hospital on June 11. “This new permanent MRI service will more than double the number of...

McKerracher Re-Elected KERHD Board Chair for 2018

The Kootenay East Regional Hospital District Board has elected its Chair and Vice Chair for the coming year. Elkford Mayor Dean McKerracher has been re-elected Chair for a fourth term. “I thank my fellow Directors for their continued confidence in me and I look...

IH celebrates start of construction for permanent MRI space at EKRH

REPOST FROM INTERIOR HEALTH Residents of East Kootenay are one step closer to having increased access to diagnostic  testing within the region. Construction has started on the addition to East Kootenay  Regional Hospital (EKRH), which will be home to a new, permanent...

KERHD Chair and Vice Chair Elected for 2017

The Kootenay East Regional Hospital District Board has elected its Chair and Vice Chair for the coming year. Elkford Mayor Dean McKerracher has been elected Chair for a third term. “I am grateful for the opportunity to fulfill the role of Chair and thank my fellow...

Grainger Thanked for Her Dedicated Service

KERHD Board Chair Dean McKerracher paid tribute to Donna Grainger at the KERHD Board Meeting this morning. Grainger, who has been the Executive Director of the East Kootenay Foundation for Health (EKFH) for the past 11 years, has announced her retirement.  In the time...

McKerracher Re-Elected Hospital District Chair

The Kootenay East Regional Hospital District Board has elected its Chair and Vice Chair for the coming year. Elkford Mayor Dean McKerracher has been elected Chair for this second term. “I am grateful to be able to continue on as Chair and thank my fellow Directors for...

McKerracher Elected KERHD Board Chair for 2015

There are some new faces at the helm of the Kootenay East Regional Hospital District Board as Dean McKerracher has been elected Chair and Larry Binks as Acting Chair for 2015. “I am honoured to have received the support of my fellow Directors and I look forward to...

Hospital District Bids Farewell to Kettle

The November Kootenay East Regional Hospital District (KERHD) meeting started off with a tribute to outgoing KERHD Board Chair John Kettle. Kettle joined the Kootenay East Regional Hospital District Board in 2003 and was first elected Chair in 2008. “A great deal has...

East Kootenay Regional Hospital ICU Project Update

A new intensive care unit (ICU) for patients across the region is now rising above the excavated area at East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook. The approximate total project cost of the redevelopment project at EKRH is $20 million. Funding is provided by the...