EOC Update: Emergency Support Services Reception Centres open Monday, August 8, 2022News Article
Emergency Support Services (ESS) provides supports for residents that have been removed from their homes due to an emergency. This includes all residents under Evacuation Order due to the Keremeos Creek wildfire. Supports include housing, food and medication. Residents need to register to receive services.
The Village of Keremeos has an ESS Reception Centre open Monday, August 8, 2022, at the Keremeos Victory Hall at 427-7th Avenue. It is intended to be open to 5:00 pm on Monday, August 8. RDOS ESS phone: 250-486-1890
The City of Penticton has an ESS Reception Centre open Monday, August 8, 2022, at Princess Margaret Secondary School at 120 Green Ave.
It is intended to be open to 5:00 pm on Monday, August 8. Phone 250-328-8749 (monitored Monday to Friday from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm).
Anyone on Evacuation Alert or Order can register through ess.gov.bc.ca. Please note there are two options including downloading or using an app. Residents can choose the second option if they do not wish to use or download the app.