Phone: Call 8-1-1 toll-free in B.C. or for deaf and hearing-impaired, call 7-1-1.
Summary: HealthLink BC, the free provincial health line, is as close as the phone or the web any time of the day or night, every day of the year.
You can speak with a health service representative for health service information, who can also connect you with a:
- registered nurse any time, every day of the year
- registered dietitian from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday
- pharmacist from 5pm to 9am, every day of the year.
The HealthLink BC website provides medically-approved information on more than 5,000 health topics, symptoms, medications, and tips for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The website also includes an online Directory to find health services near you.