Not feeling well? Worried about a symptom? Our interactive symptom checker tool can help you assess the severity of your symptoms. The tool will ask questions about your symptoms and, based on your answers, tell you whether you need medical attention immediately, make an appointment, or try home treatment.
HealthLinkBC Files are easy-to-understand 2-page facts sheets on a range of public health and safety topics. They provide information on key health topics such as childhood and adult disease prevention, healthy eating, food safety, immunization, and environmental health hazards.
Translations are available in Chinese, Farsi, French, Korean, Punjabi, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
The FIND Services and Resources Directory provides listings for health services provided by the provincial government, provincial health authorities, and non-profit agencies across the province.
You can search for walk-in clinics, emergency rooms, hospitals, mental health programs, home care programs, pharmacy services, laboratory services, and more. Search by keyword or try our Guided Search to narrow down your search results by category.
Healthy meals and snacks are important for your child’s growth and development. A healthy school lunch not only provides your child with energy to get through the day, it helps them focus in class, and teaches them lifelong healthy eating habits.
Learn how schools can meet the provincial nutrition guidelines, or get tips on how to make healthy meals and snacks.
Our health services navigators can help you find health information or health services, or connect you with a nurse, dietitian, or pharmacist. Call 8-1-1 to speak with a navigator anytime of the day or night.
Our registered nurses can help you with your non-emergency health concerns. They can answer your questions and provide health and treatment advice. Call 8-1-1 to speak with a nurse anytime of the day or night.
Our registered dietitians can answer your healthy eating and nutrition questions. Call 8-1-1 to speak with a dietitian Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm, or Email a HealthLinkBC Dietitian.
Our pharmacists are available to answer your medication questions when your community pharmacist may be unavailable. Call 8-1-1 to speak with a pharmacist from 5pm to 9am every night of the week.
Is it an emergency?
If you or someone in your care has chest pains, difficulty breathing, or severe bleeding, it could be a life-threatening emergency. Call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number immediately.
If you are concerned about a possible poisoning or exposure to a toxic substance, call Poison Control now at 1-800-567-8911.