Health Facilities in Terrace
Mills Memorial Hospital is a fully accredited 44-bed acute care facility serving Terrace and its surrounding area. This includes a 10-bed psychiatric unit, the only inpatient unit in the Northwest, three surgical suites and a 4-bed ICU and an extensive day-care service. Mills Memorial is open 24/7 and receives an average of 24,700 ER visits per year.
Mills Memorial Hospital provides acute, education, prevention and community based programs such as Chronic Disease Management clinics, Prenatal Education, Best for Baby antepartum education and Meals on Wheels. Terrace has the largest concentration of physicians and services North of Prince George and the largest diagnostic and specialist center West of Prince George, including CT and nuclear medicine services. There are 16 family physicians and 21 specialists, including Obstetrics/Gynecology, Psychiatry, General Surgery, Urology, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology, Anaesthetics, Radiology, Nuclear Medicine, Pathology, ENT, general surgeons, Podiatrists, Pediatricians and Internal Medicine.
Other facilities include Terraceview Lodge, Terrace Community Health, Seven Sisters Residence and a community cancer clinic.
The thriving community of Terrace is Northern living at its best. Snow-capped mountains, and pristine glacier-fed rivers, lakes and streams all add to the beauty of this community. Anglers come to Terrace to challenge the steelhead and spring salmon of the Skeena River. The main industries in Terrace are communications, transportation and resource product trade. Terrace offers affordable housing and natural splendour that supports a balanced lifestyle.
Terrace offers golfing, a hot springs resort, swimming, skating, hiking, biking, fishing, camping, wildlife watching, flight-seeing, horseback riding, boating, canoeing and skiing. The population is approximately 19,000. There are four secondary schools, nine elementary schools and a Northwest Community College campus.