Doctors and nurse practitioners, along with our partners in healthcare and government, have been working hard to help prepare Powell River's response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Please stay safe, vigilant and thoughtful of others for the best results.

With Community Partners, the Powell River Division has just opened a new clinic to increase local capacity and provide timely COVID-19 testing and assessment services to patients in this time of pandemic. The Complex Clinic is located on the upper level of the Recreation Complex and will be open for testing daily (by appointment only) from 8:30 am to 11:30 am. To learn more or book an appointment visit the website: https://prcomplexclinic.com/ or call (604) 485-2028 between 8:30 am and 12 pm.

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The Powell River Division undertook a public survey in June to gauge people's knowledge and needs related to the pandemic. Educational messaging is underway as a result. See a summary report on the results HERE.

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Informative Webpages:




  • COVID-19 Resource Website for Patients: The College of Family Physicians of Canada has joined the Canadian Medical Association and Royal College in supporting a new website that provides answers to common questions the public has about COVID-19. View here


  • St. Paul’s Hospital Maternity Centre Q&A: Experts answer questions about pregnancy and maternity care during COVID-19. Information here



  • Non-medical information about COVID-19 is available 7:30am-8pm, 7 days a week at 1-888-COVID19 (1-888-268-4319)

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Primary Care Options:

Doctors offices are still open – call us! Thanks to technology, initial care is being offered via phone or video visits. Call your doctor's office if you need an appointment.

  • If you do not have a family doctor or nurse practitioner -- CALL The Medical Clinic Associates (604) 485-6261, Marine Medical (604) 485-2430, or Family Tree Health (604) 485-9213, as they have practitioners accepting new patients. Or, anyone can CALL the Powell River Medical Walk-in clinic (604) 485-5501 to book a phone or video visit; they are also accepting new patients. Anyone from a BC First Nation can contact Tla'amin Health (604) 483-3009. Texada residents can contact Texada Health Clinic (604) 486-1525. Youth can request through Docs4Youth

Follow the links below or call for more information on virtual care visits (phone and/or video) with local doctors/nurse practitioners:

Family Tree Health 

Harvie Clinic

     DeFlamingh & Rossouw, 604-485-4877

The Medical Clinic Associates

Marine Medical Clinic:
     Dohm, 604-485-7222 / du Toit & Scoular, 604-485-2430 / White, 604-485-9200

Powell River Medical Clinic

Texada Health Clinic, 604-486-7525

Tla'amin Health


For non-emergency, confidential health education & advice, you can call 811.

For emergencies, the hospital Emergency Room is still open. If you have any Covid-19 symptom(s), call the hospital before going: (604) 485-3211.





For Everything That's Community Health

Fetch connects Powell River to many of the health care services that are available around our city and our province.

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For any of your healthcare needs, come take a look at Fetch HERE.



Recommended resources for COVID-19:

On March 11 the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak as a pandemic.

With many sources reporting on the outbreak, physician members can refer to BC Centre for Disease Control – primary care website and refer patients to the BCCDC home page (http://covid-19.bccdc.ca) to access important updates, resources and practical information. Additional recommended resources include: 

HealthLink BC (COVID-19)

HealthLink BC (Public Health Alerts)

College of Family Physicians of Canada

UBC CPD Resource Hub

Resources for provider wellness and patient psychological care are available HERE.



The Powell River Division is a community-based group of family physicians and facilitators working together to improve practice, foster an open discussion for current topics, and achieve proactive change in common healthcare goals. We work collaboratively with our community and healthcare partners to enhance local patient care, increase awareness for shifts in the medical community and improve professional satisfaction for physicians.

The Divisions of Family Practice initiative is funded by the General Practice Service Committee (GPSC), one of four joint committees that represent a partnership of the provincial government and Doctors of BC.

The Powell River Division of Family Practice (PRDoFP) was founded in 2010. 

Member Snapshot

  • 38 General Practitioners
  • 13 Specialists
  • 3 Nurse Practitioners

Media Inquiries: mhignell@divisionsbc.ca