Fraser Health






AHH-CHOO! That Time Of Year, Again …

Fraser Valley – Have you noticed the hacking, sneezing and wheezing all around you? Fall is back and so is cold and flu season. As kids are back in school and in close quarters, and we adults are the same…


Concerns Over Closure Of Yarrow Mental-Health Home

Yarrow, BC (CKNW/Global) – Residents of a psychiatric home in Yarrow say they are scared and anxious that the facility is set to close. Registered nurse Patrick Newby says 25 people at Mountainview Home are slated to move next summer…


Fraser Health Wants Vaccinations On The Back To School “To-Do List”

Surrey, BC – The back-to-school season is a great time to review your family’s vaccinations.  Does anyone need to schedule an appointment? Immunizations are one of the most effective preventative medical interventions available to protect children against serious vaccine-preventable diseases. …


Hot Weather Advisory – Fraser Health

Vancouver/Abbotsford/Chilliwack  – Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for hot weather for Whistler, Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley, Howe Sound, and the Sunshine Coast. The prolonged period of hot weather will start tomorrow and will continue through early…


Fraser Health: My Health My Community Survey Results

Abbotsford/Chilliwack/Vancouver  – Even though every community in Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) and Fraser Health (FH)  beat the Canadian average for physical activity guidelines, as many as one in four residents are considered obese, a major risk factor for chronic disease…