Health Centre Protocols – ER Hours of Operation

The Health Center advises that when they are closed and a person calls 242-5271, the call is forwarded to an answering service which will link the caller directly to the nurse on call. After Hour Services are intended to address medical emergencies only, while all other medical issues should be directed to the doctor?s office (242-4251).

Emergency Department Information:

911 – 24 hour Ambulance service (will bring you to the health center). A nurse and doctor are always on call for medical emergencies.

EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT INFO

911 – Ambulance Service Day or Night

Regular Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday, Closed – Stat Holidays – Closed At all other times the ?ON CALL? system is in operation.Call 242-5271 to obtain more information after hours.

If you need medical advice but it is not an emergency

call the 24 Hour BC Nurseline at 1-866-215-4700 or

BC Healthguide Online at www.bchealthguide.org

During regular hours

Scheduled minor surgical procedures

Outaptient IV Therapy

Infant Phototherapy

Cast application and adjustment

Blood pressure Monitoring

If you have any specific or personal concerns please see the nurse to discuss that could be done to help. We have on many occasions found solutions!