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Health Connections: Columbia Valley

Health Connections is a partnership among Kootenay East Regional Hospital District, Columbia Shuswap Regional District and BC Transit. This service provides you with transportation options and increases your access to non-emergency medical appointments.

Although medical appointments have priority, everyone is eligible to use this service if space is available.

To take advantage of the transit service, you must call 250-344-5237 to arrange your trip. Transit staff will let you know the exact time of pick up.

When you schedule your medical appointment, let the doctor's receptionist know that you will be using Health Connections.

Golden to Cranbrook - Monday and Friday

The bus leaves Golden at 8:00am. Please call ahead if you have mobility difficulties, as special handyDART service will be available between 7:30 to 8:00am.

The bus will arrive at the Invermere Hospital at 9:20, then the Chamber of Commerce at 9:25 and arrive in Cranbrook at 11:15am. In Cranbrook the bus driver will let you off at Tamarack Mall, the Cranbrook Hospital and other medical facilities.

Cranbrook to Golden - Monday and Friday

The bus leaves Cranbrook at 3:30pm. The bus driver will begin picking up passengers at 3:00 from the Cranbrook Hospital. Call the driver or office to confirm the pick up time and location in Cranbrook. The bus will arrive in Invermere at 5:00 and in Golden at 6:30pm.

In Cranbrook

If you would like to use Cranbrook Transit during your stay, visit the Cranbrook web pages, or call 417-4636 for route information.


One-way bus fare from Golden to Cranbrook is $2.50. Please have your exact fare ready, as the driver does not carry change.


Columbia Valley Transit System

TRANSIT INFO: 1.877.343.2461




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