Health care facilities in the Slocan District
New Denver has the Slocan Community Health Centre, with a primary care centre, residential care, 24/7 emergency services, an ambulance, lab, X-ray, a hospice room and a medical clinic staffed by two full-time physicians and one part-time physician. A chiropractor and a massage therapist come to the centre once a week.
Slocan has the Slocan Wellness Centre, where alternative health practitioners offer their services.
The nearest hospitals are in Nakusp (30-45 minutes north of New Denver), Nelson (1 ½ hours south) and Trail (2 hours south).
A profusion of alternative health practitioners live in the north Slocan Valley. The Hand and Soul Wellness Centre in Silverton offers chiropractic and counselling services and more. Silverton also has a dentist, Dr. T.J. Wiseman.