OTHER CARE RESOURCES
If you need help but do not have a primary care provider, see these resources below.
If you are experiencing an emergency, call 9-1-1 or go immediately to the Whistler Health Care Centre. The Whistler Health Care Centre provides 15 bays for emergency care, including a trauma bay. The Centre also has four triage beds and a procedure room and provides emergency, diagnostic imaging and laboratory services.
Urgent care is open 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week, 365 days per year. After-hours on-call physicians and registered nurses are available.
Currently, there are no walk-in or virtual GP services available in Whistler. If you need to see a family doctor, your only option is to go the emergency at the Whistler Healthcare Centre.
You can call 8-1-1 to be connected with a health service navigator. They can help you navigate the health care system to connect you with a registered nurse, registered dietitian, qualified exercise professional, or pharmacist. This service cannot help you reach a doctor or nurse practitioner.
If you wish to see your health information online (medications, lab results and proof of vaccination, the BC Ministry of Health's Health Gateway initiative provides BC residents and their families with secure access to view this health information. Go to Health Gateway.
OTHER SUPPORT SERVICES
Go to https://sea-to-sky.pathwaysbc.ca to find information on how to access a number of support services.
For a list of support sources for mental health and substance abuse go to: https://www.seatoskysafetynet.com/about
Deaf and Hard of Hearing
For the deaf and hard of hearing (TTY), call 7-1-1, or for Video Relay Service, visit Video Relay Services.
Registered nurses at HealthLink BC can help you with non-emergency health concerns, to discuss symptoms and procedures, and to recommend whether you should see a health care provider in person. At any time of the day or night, every day of the year, you can call 8-1-1 to ask a registered nurse your health questions.
You can call 8-1-1 to talk to a pharmacist about your medication questions including in the evenings when most pharmacies are closed. A pharmacist may be able to help you with urgent medication refills or medications for chronic conditions. Whistler is home to four pharmacies.
Rexall in Market Place 604-932-2303
Rexall in the Village 604-932-4251
Nesters Pharmacy 604-932-3545
Shopper Drug Mart 604-905-5666
Need a Translator?
Translation services are available in more than 130 languages. Call HealthLinkBC at 8-1-1 toll-free in B.C., or for the deaf and hard of hearing, call 7-1-1. You will be connected with an English-speaking health service navigator. To get service in another language, say the language you want (for example say "Punjabi"), and an interpreter will join the call. The navigator and interpreter can help you register for the Health Connect Registry by phone.
Healthy Families Program - Whistler Health Care Centre