Last updated on March 30, 2023

HealthLink BC

Anywhere in BC: 8-1-1
Hearing Impaired: 7-1-1

HealthLink BC is the gateway to access non-emergency health information and advice in British Columbia. It is a phone number (8-1-1) and a website (, both of which can be accessed 24/7/365. It is also a collection of print resources (including the BC HealthGuide Handbook) which put services and health know-how into the hands of B.C. residents. Our residents can call 8-1-1 from anywhere in the province to speak with a registered nurse, dietitian or pharmacist or to find a health resource close to where they live.

Our website provides medically-approved information on more than 4,000 health topics and symptoms and offers tips for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. It also offers an integrated search and mapping function to more than 5,600 health services to help B.C. residents find health services close to their home communities.

Translation services are available in more than 130 languages upon request.


B.C. Centre for Disease Control

655 12th Ave W
Vancouver, B.C. V5Z 4R4
Phone: 604 707-2400


Office of the Provincial Health Officer

Victoria, B.C. V8W 9P4
Fax: 250-952-1570 


Patient & Client Relations

For questions about COVID-19 or the public health orders please call: 250-952-1891. 

Emergency Management Unit

5th Floor, 1515 Blanshard Street
Victoria, B.C. V8W 3C8
Phone: 250 686-6061
Fax: 250 952-2467

B.C.'s Health Authorities

Public Health Agency of Canada