Brief: Interior Health to host COVID-19 telephone town hall with provincial authorities

The live, interactive town hall is on Aug. 11 at 7 p.m. Dr. Bonnie Henry will host the discussion alongside Health Minister Adrian Dix and regional representatives.

File photo: An Interior Health sign pointing the the back door entrance to vaccination clinics at the Revelstoke Community Centre. Photo: Aaron Orlando/Revelstoke Mountaineer Magazine

The B.C. Interior Health Authority is inviting the public to an interactive town hall this Wednesday. Hosted by telephone, this event will discuss vaccination efforts in the region.

On Aug. 11 at 7 p.m., Interior Health residents are invited to dial in and join the conversation on vaccination efforts. The town hall will be hosted by Health Minister Adrian Dix and Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry, alongside representatives from Interior Health.

This discussion occurs against the backdrop of rising case numbers in the area. From Aug. 6 to Aug. 9, Interior Health reported 587 new cases of COVID-19. This brings the number of active cases in the region to 1,755.

The Aug. 11 town hall will be hosted entirely by phone. To participate, call 1-877-229-8493 and enter ID code 117216. Online live streaming and closed captioning of the meeting will be available at

Read more about the current state of vaccinations and COVID-19 in Revelstoke here:

Interior Health sets new COVID-19 daily case records, three new infections crop up in Revelstoke

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