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KB Screen is a virtual service offering age-related routine screening for residents of Kootenay Boundary who don’t currently have a primary care provider. *

We offer screening for colon, breast, cervical and lung cancer as well as abdominal aortic aneurysm, HIV, and syphilis. 

*If you do not currently have a primary care provider and would like one, please register for the Health Connect Registry (HCR) online or by calling 8-1-1.

Book an Appointment

Please make sure that you meet the eligibility criteria:

  • You are a resident of Kootenay Boundary region, which includes the communities of Castlegar, Christina Lake, East Shore, Fruitvale, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Kaslo, Midway, Nakusp, Nelson, New Denver, Salmo, Rossland, Rock Creek, and Trail.
  • You are registered for the Medical Services Plan (MSP)
  • You are over the age of 40
  • You do not have any symptoms
  • You do not have a family doctor or nurse practitioner

 You can book an appointment online or by calling our office during office hours.

Screening Services

Our registered nurses and nurse practitioners will guide you through the testing process, and any further testing or referrals, should they be required. We also offer on-going surveillance for people with a previous cancer diagnosis who are not receiving active cancer care.

Cancer Screening

Cancer screening helps to find signs of cancer in your body before you develop any symptoms.  Finding cancer early on can increase the chances of effective treatment.

Cancer screening guidelines by age:

  • Colon Cancer (at-home FIT kit) – anyone aged 50-74
  • Breast Cancer (mammogram) – women aged 40-74
  • Cervical Cancer (self-screening HPV test) – anyone with a cervix aged 25-69
  • Lung Cancer (CT scan) – anyone 55-74 who has smoked tobacco for 20 years or more, either currently or in the past

Other Screening Services

We also offer routine screening for the following:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (ultrasound) – men aged 65 to 80 one-time screening
  • Syphilis and HIV – On demand.


Our office hours are Monday to Thursday,
11:00 to 2:30.

Email (preferred):
Phone: 1-778-364-0717

Please call during office hours. Voice-mail will not be available when the office is closed.

Please note:  KB Screen is a  service offering routine medical screening only. KB Screen is NOT a primary care clinic and does not offer primary care health services, other general medical services, walk-in appointments or ICBC/WorkSafe assessments.  Accessing the screening services offered does not mean that you are attached to a primary care provider.  If you need a medical assessment unrelated to medical screening, please visit the Health Connect Registry (HCR) for a list of available resources in Kootenay Boundary. If you do not have a family doctor or nurse practitioner and would like one, please register for the Health Connect Registry (HCR).