8-1-1 Healthlink BC

HealthLink BC, your provincial health line, is as close as your phone or the web any time of the day or night, every day of the year.

Call 8-1-1 toll-free in B.C. or for deaf and hearing-impaired, call 7-1-1.

You can speak with a health services navigator, who can also connect you with a:

  • registered nurse any time, every day of the year;
  • registered dietitian from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday;
  • qualified exercise professional 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday
  • pharmacist from 5pm to 9am, every day of the year.

Translation services are available in more than 130 languages.


In the event of a medical emergency, call 9-1-1, or your local emergency number.

The 8-1-1 service is for non-emergency situations only.

If you are concerned about a possible poisoning or exposure to a toxic substance, call Poison Control for 24-hour toll-free poison information.

Toll-free in B.C.

In Greater Vancouver

Phone Numbers

Phone : 811

Web Links

This program was last updated on 24 May 2018.