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Know your health care options


Do you know your health care options? Choose the right care at the right time. 

Health concern? 

Call your family doctor or care provider first. 

Family doctor not available? 

Check for walk-in clinic wait times and hours. 

If you live in the West End/City Centre, visit the new City Centre Urgent Primary Care Centre at 1290 Hornby Street - open seven days a week, 365 days per year. 

Trusted health advice?

Call 8-1-1 or visit the HealthLink BC website for 24/7  health care advice

Urgent medication refill?

Speak with your pharmacist. They can often provide short-term refills and other advice. 

Critical or life threatening condition?

Call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest Emergency Department.  

Choose the right care at the right place

Download, print and put up our choosing care wisely poster to share instructions on where to go for health care support during the holiday season. 

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