***IMPORTANT COVID-19 INFO & UPDATES***
Powel River doctors and nurse practitioners, along with our partners in healthcare and government, have been working hard in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please stay safe, vigilant and thoughtful of others for the best results.
ARE YOU LOOKING FOR INFORMATION ON VACCINES IN POWELL RIVER?
The Powell River Complex Clinic website is the best place to go for current, local information on vaccinations.
ARE YOU LOOKING FOR INFORMATION ON COVID-TESTING IN POWELL RIVER?
There are two sites where people can currently get tested in Powell River. The Medical Clinic Associates on Joyce Avenue is doing COVID testing Monday through Friday, with the exception of stat holidays. To request an appointment please fill out the form at prcomplexclinic.com. This is the preferred method of booking so that phone lines do not become overwhelmed. However, if you are not able to book online you can call 604-485-3572 between 9 and 11 am on weekdays.
COVID testing is also being done at the Emergency Room at the Powell River General Hospital. People with severe symptoms, or those needing a test outside Medical Clinic Associates hours (listed above) should seek a test at this location.
Residents of Texada Island should call 604-486-7525 to book a test if they are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. COVID testing is being offered at the Texada clinic Monday through Friday.
To request an appointment or for more information visit this page.
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RESILIENT TOGETHER: REFLECTING ON 2020
This video was commissioned by Powell River Division of Family Practice and the Facility Engagement Initiative to celebrate the resilience Powell River and area residents have shown in supporting and caring for one another through the pandemic of 2020. Thank you to all our front line and essential workers, and to all community members who have reached out to help others, making our community such a wonderful place to live. A special thank you to Claudia Medina of EnMedia for doing such an amazing job in putting this video together, and to all the artists and participants who contributed too. View the video on our info hub, here.
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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 the following clinics have practitioners who are accepting new patients:
- The Medical Clinic Associates (604) 485-6261
- 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) 486-7525.
- 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
- Independent: 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 call 811.
For emergencies, the hospital Emergency Room is still open.
If you have any Covid-19 symptom(s), visit prcomplexclinic.com to request an appointment, or call (604) 485-2028 between 8:30 am and 12 pm. If you are having difficulty breathing or are experiencing any other severe symptoms, CALL 911 IMMEDIATELY or go to Emergency at the Hospital. Please advise them of your symptoms and travel history.