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Kitimat

Community

Woman cycling in Kitimat

Kitimat sits at the head of Douglas Channel next to Kitimat River. The community offers recreational activities and the surrounding wilderness provides plenty of opportunity for an active coastal lifestyle. Some highlights of Kitimat include:

Population:

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Facilities

Kitimat General Hospital and Health Centre provides a variety of services:

Kitimat General Hospital

  • 20-bed acute-care unit, including 2 maternity beds
  • Regional orthopedic centre
  • Emergency department
  • Physiotherapy
  • Radiology
  • Laboratory
  • Diabetes and chronic disease management
  • Outpatient chemotherapy clinic
  • Public Health team
  • Palliative Care nurse consultant
  • Regular rotation of visiting specialists in internal medicine, urology, otorhinolaryngology (ENT), dermatology, neurology, ophthalmology, and radiology.

Community services:

  • Home support
  • Home Nursing Care
  • Long-term Care case management

The hospital site is also home to a 36-bed residential and complex care facility, Mountain View Lodge.

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