Nanaimo, Oceanside, Alberni-Clayoquot

Nanaimo, Oceanside, Alberni-Clayoquot

From city streets to mountain tops to open Pacific Ocean, the diverse coastal communities of middle Vancouver Island face many health challenges. The city of Nanaimo in particular, continues to grow as a health services hub. However, the region's needs are broadly distributed in culturally distinct locations. Whether it’s supporting search and rescue in the rain forest or working with at-risk urban youth, Island Health is here.

Exterior of West Coast General Hospital

Temporary change to emergency department entrance at West Coast General Hospital

People attending West Coast General Hospital should be aware of upcoming temporary changes to the entrance to the emergency department.

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On August 31 we pause and remember those lost to toxic drugs

On August 31 we pause and remember those lost to toxic drugs

Communities across Island Health continue to experience tragic deaths and injuries from the toxic drug supply. In B.C., we’ve seen a heartbreaking number of toxic drug poisoning events (overdose) and deaths since the public health emergency was declared in 2016.

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Island Health encourages people to prepare for Vancouver Island heat warning 

Island Health encourages people to prepare for Vancouver Island heat warning 

Environment and Climate Change Canada has issued a heat warnings for East Vancouver Island and Inland Vancouver Island.

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Locations in this Community

Bamfield Health Centre

Bamfield Health Centre

353 Bamfield Rd
P.O. Box 40
Bamfield, B.C. 
V0R 1B0

250-728-3312

Central Island Access Services at Brooks Landing - Children, Youth and Families

Central Island Access Services at Brooks Landing - Children, Youth & Families

#203 - 2000 Island Hwy
Nanaimo, B.C.
V9S 5W3

250-739-5710

Nanaimo pain program

Central Island Pain Program at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital

1200 Dufferin Crescent
Nanaimo, B.C. 
V9S 2B7

250-739-5978

Centre Island Surgical Centre (CISC)

Centre Island Surgical Centre (CISC)

1179 Seafield Crescent #6N, Nanaimo, BC V9S 4S1

250-741-0200

Services offered in this Community