Health Services


The South Similkameen Health Center was opened in March 2001. This was the first such center in BC that provided a multitude of services in the same building. The Health Center includes acute emergency services, doctor's offices, lab, X-ray, physio, chiropractic, public health, mental health, drug and alcohol counseling, social work services, home support and long-term care/home care services as well as a Diabetic Nurse specialist and a Dietician. Community Services including meals on wheels is also housed in this building. The South Similkameen Health Center also includes Orchard Haven, a 25 bed multilevel care facility which provides 24 hour complex care as well as respite and palliative services. In November of 2005 a 14 bed Assisted Living Complex opened adjacent to the care facility

700 - 3rd Street, Keremeos
Telephone:  250-499-3000

Dr. Josh Webb joining the South Similkameen Health Centre July 2018


Dr. Harold Potash
527-7th Avenue, Keremeos


Non-profit organization providing services such as Meals on Wheels, Family Literacy, Family Support, and Victim/Witness Services.
310 Veterans Avenue, Keremeos
Telephone 250-499-2352


Steps for Better Health Walking Group

The Lower Similkameen Community Services Society in conjunction with Similkameen Pharmacy are organizing a community walking group to promote better health.  "The walking initiative is greatly beneficial for our community and our members as it improves mood, health, connectivity and a general sense of community" write the program organizers.


The walking group is scheduled for Tuesdays at 9:00 - 9:30 and Thursdays at 9:00 - 10:00 until September 30th.  The drop-in fee is $1 per visit, paid to Lower Similkameen Community Services Society.  Registration is open and can be completed by visiting the Lower Similkameen Community Services Society or the Similkameen Pharmacy.  A copy of the program schedule can be found by clicking on the link below:

2018 Walking Group Schedule


For additional information, please contact Selena at (250) 499-5086.