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New Chair Takes the Helm of KERHD; Outgoing Chair Announces Retirement

It was an emotional farewell at the February Kootenay East Regional Hospital District Board Meeting as Chair Dean McKerracher announced that he would not be re-running for the Chair’s position, and will retire from politics in October after 20 years … Continue reading

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Hospital District Keeps an Eye to the Future

Hospital District Keeps an Eye on the Future The Kootenay East Regional Hospital District continues to plan ahead for large infrastructure projects to ensure funds are available when needed. After several years of a zero percent increase in taxes, the … Continue reading

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Chair and Vice Chair Re-Elected by Kootenay East Regional Hospital District Board for 2021

The Kootenay East Regional Hospital District Board held its annual election for Chair and Vice Chair Friday and both incumbents were re-elected. This will be Elkford Mayor Dean McKerracher’s seventh term as Chair. “We have a diverse Board that works … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Permanent MRI service under way at EKRH

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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