Medical mask policy in effect during respiratory illness season
Masks are currently required in all patient care areas of hospitals, long-term care facilities and community health-care sites and clinics. Please do not enter these facilities if you have cold or flu-like symptoms, such as runny nose, sore throat, fever, cough, shortness of breath/trouble breathing, diarrhea or vomiting. Do not enter these facilities if you feel unwell, no matter how mild the symptoms.
Visitors to long-term care and seniors’ assisting living facilities need to wear a medical mask in common areas and when participating in indoor events in common areas.
Thank you for helping keep patients and staff healthy this season.
Sexual assault services (SAS) provide a specially trained team of female nurses, nurse examiners, doctors and counsellors that provide care 24 hours a day.
Our services include assessment and treatment of injuries, sexually transmitted infections, and pregnancy prevention as well as forensic evidence collection and emotional support. We also provide referrals to health, legal, and community-based support services.
How to access
Medical care and emotional support are available for those aged 13 and over who have been sexually assaulted within the past seven days.
We welcome women, men, and trans-gendered survivors of sexual assault. We provide care to anyone living both within and outside of BC, including visitors from outside Canada.
Hours of operation
We operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
The Emergency Department is open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week. Visiting hours may vary depending on the unit. Please call the UBC Hospital main line at (604) 822-7121 to determine visiting times before your visit.
UBC Hospital (UBCH)
UBC Hospital (UBCH) is part of Vancouver Coastal Health and is one of British Columbia's foremost teaching and research facilities situated on the University of British Columbia campus.