John Rudy Health Resource Centre Association is an innovative new non-profit founded in Vernon, BC.  Our vision is to create a health resource centre that will enable all people to obtain, understand and utilize health information. No matter what health issue or question you have, we can help you find resources and services. No referral or appointment necessary and our services are free for everyone!

Health Resource Centre 

Change to Service

The Health Resource Centre is closed

until further notice in response to the COVID 19 pandemic restrictions. 

We will be periodically checking our voice mail, email and Facebook Messanger.

We will return calls, emails and messages in the order received. 

We know that you appreciate being able to meet with someone in person, 

and we are sorry for this inconvenience, but we want to keep you and our staff safe and healthy.

Contact Us By:


Phone  250-938-8092

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Important COVID 19 Information

This is a very challenging time in B.C. and around the world. Please take necessary preventative
measures to keep you and your families healthy.

If you think you have symptoms the Ministry of Health has developed an online self-assessment tool at

If you do have symptoms you can call 8-1-1 to pre-arrange health testing. While symptomatic, self-isolate.

The province has a launched a new non-medical information line for British Columbians who
have questions about COVID-19: 1-888-COVID19. Phone lines are open 7 days a week from
7:30 AM to 8 PM, and information is available in more than 110 languages.

The following information about COVID 19 includes pictures and is written in a way that most people will be able to understand, including those with Aphasia or other cognitive challenges.

Upcoming Events

All events are postponed at this time.

Please check back for new dates

Resource Library

  • Print and web-based health resources
  • Computer access with links to trusted health websites
  • Access available in person or by phone


One-to-one Support

  • To navigate the health care system and understand the terminology
  • To understand health-literature
  • To complete health-related forms, referrals and applications
  • To access resource materials
  • To contact other health services 

Health Workshops

  • Free workshops on a variety of health-related topics
  • Please check back for dates and locations or call us at 250-938-8092

Make the Most of Your Doctor Appointments - to be presented Spring 2020 at Okanagan Regional Library - please check back for date and time