Provides 24-hour, confidential non emergency health information and advice
- Registered nurses available to speak to you 24-hours a day
- Pharmacists available from 5pm-9am every day, and
- Dietitians from 9am-5pm Monday-Friday.
You can ask nurses any questions regarding health topics or procedures; identify symptoms and get help deciding when you need to see a health professional.
You will be asked for your Personal Health Number, but you will NOT be denied service if you don’t provide it.
Translation services are available.
Tel: Dial 8-1-1 from anywhere in BC
Deaf/hearing impaired: Dial 7-1-1
Dial-a-Dietitian operates a free nutrition information line for British Columbians. Registered Dieticians can provide brief nutrition consultation by phone. To Dial-a-Dietitian phone: 1-800-667-3438
The Dieticians of Canada website provides interactive health and nutrition information.