Health & Safety

Zella Clark Health Centre

Mon 10–12, 1–5.          Tues 1–5.           Weds 8:45-9:45 drop-in lab testing only.
Thurs 10–12, 1–5.       Fri 10–12, 1–5.  Apptmt or doctor on-call; (250) 335-2260
Emergencies call 911.

Hornby-Denman Dental clinic: Dr Peter Walford

Dr Walford’s dental bus operates alternately on Hornby and Denman Islands. On  Denman it is parked behind the Denman Activity Centre at  1111 Northwest Road
Appointments for Denman:  (250) 335-2788 Email:

Hornby and Denman Community Health Care Society

Visit this  site for comprehensive and detailed information.
Poison Control 1 800 567-8911  Coast Guard 1 800 567-5111

Denman Fire-Rescue

Rules about fires, equipment use, and more. Fire Hall:

Denman Ambulance Station

(250) 335-0844 5191 Denman Rd

Emergency Support Services

1-250-335-0730    5291 Denman Rd
Provides services for 72 hours when people are forced from home by fire, flood, or earthquakes. How to prepare, what to do, if an earthquake happens.

Useful links

The Homelessness Services Association of BC (HSABC) does a Homeless Count every year, usually in early Feb-Mar. Volunteers needed. Homeless people on Denman should participate in the anonymous survey.

The Health Initiative is a BC not-for-profit. It assists individuals living with difficult medical conditions, by financial assistance and education. Call 877-943-9991.

Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre has a branch in Nanaimo. IDHHC employs registered Audiologists and certified Communication Health Assistants. The Hearing Health Services team members bring a wide range of expertise and knowledge to provide client-centred services.

BC Seniors Guide
This booklet has information on provincial and federal programs, with sections on benefits, health, lifestyle, housing, transportation, finances, safety and security, and other services. Download the PDF version of the guide, or read it as an ebook, or order a free print copy in English, French, Chinese or Punjabi from the Office of the Seniors Advocate, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. • Call toll-free: 1-877-952-3181
Provincial Benefits and Programs for Seniors – Seniors First BC

Private well-owners should follow these maintenance tips from BC Aquifer Services


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