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Website downtime, September 20

All PHSA external websites will be unavailable on September 20, 2020 from 1 to 3 a.m. while we perform maintenance work.
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PHSA operates provincial programs that provide care and services through specialized hospitals and centres. Those websites will undergo maintenance at the same time.

PHSA websites that will be unavailable on Sunday, September 20:

Please see details below for contact information you may need in the interim:

BC Cancer: 

BC Cancer Agency staff and physicians can find chemotherapy protocols and policies on the internal h-drive: H:\EVERYONE\SYSTEMIC\Chemo\Downtime Access to Protocols

If you are a health provider in British Columbia or the Yukon and you urgently require this information for patient care, please page the BC Cancer Agency on-call pharmacist at 604-875-4200 (then enter pager #03501).

Media (only), please call our media pager at 778-867-7472.

BC Centre for Disease Control:

  • BC Drug & Poison Information Centre Poison Control Service: 1-800-567-8911
  • STI Clinic: 604-707-5600
  • TB Clinic: 604-707-2692
  • TB Clinic in New West: 604-707-2698
  • Main line: 604-707-2400
Health care professionals seeking information about novel coronavirus:

  • Physician on-call (604-312-9220)
  • Laboratory or testing information: Medical Microbiologist on-call (604-661-7033)
Media (only), please call our media pager at 778-867-7472.

BC Emergency Health Services

For an Emergency: call 9-1-1

9-1-1 does not work for all of BC. Please use the alternate emergency phone numbers listed below if you are in an area where 9-1-1 is not available.

  • Toll Free: 1-800-461-9911
  • Cellphone/SAT Phone/Outside BC : 250-374-5937
Media (only), please call our media pager at 778-867-7472.

BC Children’s Hospital

Phone: 604-875-2345
Toll-free (BC): 1-888-300-3088
Media (only), please call our media pager at 778-867-7472.

Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children

Phone: 604-453-8300
Toll-free (BC): 1-888-300-3088
Media (only), please call our media pager at 778-867-7472.

BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre

Phone: 604-875-2424
Toll-free (BC): 1-888-300-3088
Media (only), please call our media pager at 778-867-7472.

BC Children’s and BC Women’s  - ePOPS site 

Staff should access the ePOPS back-up USB drive to search for documents during these hours. Contact your program leader(s) to learn about the location of the ePOPS back-up USB drive or call the CW Policy Office at 604-319-9753.

BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services

Administration: (604) 829-8657
Media (only): Call our media line at 778-867-7472
B.C. mental health support line: 310-6789 (no area code)

BC Mobile Medical Unit

In case of emergency a formal request process for activation of the MMU is in effect. This process is mediated through the Ministry of Health Emergency Management Unit or Health Emergency Management BC.

For public facilities, please contact your Health Emergency Management BC coordinator or call 9-1-1.

For non-urgent requests: 
604-880-0869

BC Transplant

If you are visiting our site to register your decision about organ donation, please return after 10am today. We apologize for any inconvenience.

If you are a health professional and require immediate assistance, please contact our head office at 604-877-2240 or toll-free at 1-800-663-6189.

PHSA  

If you are searching for career opportunities, please visit our careers database. PHSA employees see our internal job postings.

Media (only), please call our media pager at 778-867-7472.

 
 
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