Health Care Emergencies

If you have an emergency medical situation (illness or injury) or feel unsafe:

  • Call 9-1-1

  • Campus Security: 250-721-7599

If you need urgent health, mental health or medical consultation:

  • Call HealthLinkBC (24 hours/7 days a week) 8-1-1 for health advice and information.
  • Call the Vancouver Island Crisis line (24 hours/7 days a week) 1-888-494-3888
  • Call Poison Control Centre 1-800-567-8911
  • Call UVic Health Services Doctor on-call for urgent after hours at 250-721-8492

If you want to see a UVic health practitioner for an urgent same day appointment: 

  • Contact Health Services (Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm). Please inform the receptionist of urgent concerns; the nurse desk triages urgent calls and walk-in patients.