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.

doctor beerman

Reflecting on a Lifetime of Humanitarian Work

Dr. Steve Beerman, a Nanaimo family physician who retired last March from Anchor Family Medicine after 34 years of family practice, reflects on his career, the volunteer work he is still passionate about, and the joy that has come from 40 years of volunteering.

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mobile vaccine clinic on wheels

Island Health’s Vax Van takes first doses on the road

Island Health is making it easier than ever for people aged 12 and over to get their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, by bringing our custom Vax Van to popular destinations across Vancouver Island.

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Someone receiving a vaccine

Island Health surpasses one-million dose mark in COVID-19 immunization campaign

Island Health and our partners are celebrating another significant milestone, with the delivery of one-million doses of COVID-19 vaccine into the arms of Island Health residents.

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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

Clearview Community Medical Detox - Nanaimo - Substance Use

967 Haliburton St
Nanaimo, B.C.
V9R 6N5

250-739-5891

Services offered in this Community