Tahsis Health Centre
Health Centre Phone: (250) 934-6322 Extension 0
Nurse Pager: (250) 934-6372
Homecare Services Phone: (250) 850-2150 or 1-866-928-4988
Monday-Friday Hours: 9:00-4:30 p.m.
The Health Centre (1085 South Maquinna Drive) is staffed with a receptionist and one full-time critical care nurse. There is one nurse available after hours. A doctor is available for appointments on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
The Health Centre has an urgent care room, lab services Wednesdays and Fridays, home Registered Nurse care, and immunizations.
A counselor may be available to the Health Centre, to offer counseling when sufficient appointments are set up to make the trip or via . teleconferencing. Home support services are supplied by the VIHA homecare worker once an assessment by homecare has been done.
Emergency Phone: 911
Non-Emergency Phone: (250) 934-6611
The BC Ambulance Service consists of paramedics, trained by the B.C. Ambulance Service. The Ambulance Service has an office and one ambulance in Tahsis. In case of an emergency, the ambulance paramedics are paged. They bring the patient to the Tahsis Health Centre Emergency Department, which has one Remote Certified Registered Nurse on 24-hour call.
If the patient’s condition warrants, they can be evacuated by road or helicopter to Campbell River Hospital.
HealthLinkBC provides BC residents with non-emergency health information and an opportunity to contact a range of registered health professionals including nurses, dietitians and pharmacists by simply dialling 8-1-1 or visiting us online at www.healthlinkbc.ca
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