Here are a few steps to get started on seeking health or medical care. In the case of an emergency, dial 911.
Penticton Regional Hospital is a full-service medical and surgical facility, offering 24-hour emergency and trauma services, acute services, ambulatory and outpatient clinics, and diagnostic/paramedical services. It’s located at 550 Carmi Avenue. Ph: 250-492-4000. For information about hospital parking, visit our Parking page.
To find a family doctor, you can add your name to a centralized waitlist at divisionsbc.ca/sos. You can also check the find-a-physician tool maintained by the BC College of Physicians and Surgeons. While waiting for a doctor, you can visit a walk-in medical clinic.
Walk-In Clinics & Medical Centre
Appointments are not required at walk-in medical clinics. Simply drop by and wait your turn to speak with a doctor. You'll find two walk-in clinics in Penticton:
- Apple Plaza Walk-In: 1848 Main Street
- Peach City Medical & Urgent Care: Cherry Lane Mall
The Penticton Health Centre, at 740 Carmi Avenue, also offers a range of health services including immunizations. 250-770-3434.
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