Powell River Division of Family Practice

Patient Resources

Managing Risk During the Pandemic

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“The idea of harm reduction gives us a way of thinking about risk as a continuum and thinking about the middle ground between those two options.”
-Julia Marcus, infectious disease epidemiologist at Harvard

From vox.com; visit their website for tips on weighing the risks of going out in the coronavirus pandemic.


Mental Health Supports

Managing Covid-19 Stress, Anxiety and Depression from BC's Ministry of Mental Health & Addiction  


The following resources for patients and providers are recommended by Powell River's Dr. Saby Ramirez.


Resources Specific to Covid-19:


Pamphlets from Disaster Psychosocial Services Program, Provincial Health Services Authority:


Apps (free & easy to use):

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

FETCH - For Everything That is Community Health

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

7 Numbers for Seniors

This is a helpful tool for all residents of Powell River to help keep all of their important numbers in one place! Print off and fill out this easy to use guide for your house below!

7 Numbers for Seniors

Using your Emergency Room Wisely

This is a very useful poster to help our residents use the wonderful health care in our town most effectively! It lays out different resources and what they should be used for, as well as phone numbers for help lines. Get your copy below!

Health Care Resource Map

Chronic Pain Resources

If you suffer from Chronic Pain, or know someone who does, these resources should help you gain a better understanding of this complex issue that millions of people suffer from. Find local and online resources below. 


Docs4You{th} was developed for youth in our community! If you do not have a family doctor, or want to change your current doctor for any reason, just fill out the form below!


Online form available here! Docs4Youth Online Form

Palliative Care Resources

A collection of resources, videos and conversations to consider stemming from our recent project to improve all areas of palliative care in our community.

All Care Support brochure 
It is all about life. Information about palliative care and its benefits.

Planning for Care brochure

Talking about your illness with loved ones and caregivers

Discussing your future with your family doctor or nurse practitioner

Services for Powell River Cancer Patients brochure