Chair and Acting Chair re-elected for Kootenay East Regional Hospital Board

The Kootenay East Regional Hospital Board has elected it's Chair and Acting Chair for the upcoming year.

Elkford Mayor Dean Mckerracher has been re-elected Chair for a 4th term, and RDCK Area C Director Larry Binks has been re-elected as Acting Chair.

One of the larger projects this year is the Oncology, Pharmacy and Lab project at East Kootenay Regional Hospital.

The Kootenay East Regional Hospital District provides up to 40 percent capital funding for acute care facilities in the region for equipment and facility construction and renovation.

The Hospital District includes Creston, and portions of the Regional Districts of Central Kootenay.