New Mother and Baby Care - Powell River Community Health Centre

?Mothers who give birth in a hospital will receive a phone call from a public health nurse within 24-48 hours after discharge from hospital.

Mothers who receive care from a midwife will receive care in the first few days from their midwife and will be contacted  by a public health nurse within six to eight weeks.

Services provided by a public health nurse

Public health nurses offer home visits to anyone who needs them. They can be a source of ongoing support for health assessment or advice as your baby grows and changes.

Do you have urgent concerns about mom or baby?

For medical emergencies contact 911. For all other medical concerns contact:

  • Your family doctor or midwife
  • Healthlink BC  at 8-1-1 (24 hours 7 days/week)
  • You local community health centre.

Powell River Community Health Centre

5000 Joyce Avenue
Powell River, BC
V8A 5R3
Phone: (604) 485-3310
Fax: (604) 485-3305

Hours of operation

Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.