Columbia Valley communities are 911 communities (police, fire, ambulance, hazardous materials spills, ambulance 250.342.2055 when using satellite phone)

Invermere & District Hospital is a Level 1 Community Hospital, offering services including acute care, laboratory, and 24-hour emergency – which is overseen by Interior Health.

There are a full range of medical service clinics in Invermere.

Police protection is provided by the R.C.M.P. with a detachment in Invermere
Columbia Valley Detachment, 250.342.9292 for non-emergency

Fire protection and first responder aid is provided by volunteer fire departments in Columbia Valley communities

To volunteer with the Columbia Valley Rural Fire Rescue Service:

Ambulance services are provided by BC Ambulance Service

The Regional District of the East Kootenay provides a comprehensive list of contact information and more on their website.