Accessing Community Health Services

For more information or to access Community Health Services, please call the Community Access Centre or Intake office for your local area.

General Information on Accessing Community Health Services

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Victoria Community Access Centre (for South Island):

All communities south of Mill Bay, including Greater Victoria, the Southern Gulf Islands and west to Port Renfrew.

250-388-2273
1-888-533-2273

Nanaimo Community Access Centre (for Central Island):

All communities from Mill Bay to Deep Bay, including Gabriola Island, and from Parksville on the east coast to beyond Tofino/Ucluelet on the west coast.

250-739-5749
1-877-734-4101

North Island Central Intake:

All communities north of Deep Bay including the Mt. Waddington Regional District and the mainland area adjacent to it.

250-331-8570
1-866-928-4988

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Island Health Magazine 2020 Special Edition

Island Health Magazine 2020 Special Edition

This issue pays tribute to our communities and health care heroes. Also included are articles and information on COVID-19.

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