• Community Information

    Mackenzie is situated in northeastern British Columbia at the south end of Williston Lake, the largest man-made reservoir in North America. With an economy driven primarily by the forestry industry, this is an active community offering a wide range of activities for all season. Winter boasts excellent snowmobiling, cross-country ski trails, downhill skiing and snowboarding. In the summer, Morfee Lake, ten minutes from downtown, provides excellent scenery, swimming, boating, water-skiing and sunbathing. The natural unspoiled wilderness of the region provides ample opportunities for fishing, hunting, hiking, camping, wildlife viewing and photography.

    INDUSTRY:
    Forestry, outdoor recreation

    • Population

      Town Population: 3,507 (BC Stats, 2011 Census)

      Ages of Population:

      0-17: 21.5%

      18-24: 10.6%

      25-64: 56.9%

      65+: 11.0% (BC Stats, 2010 Figures for Prince George Region)

    • Health Administrative Information

      Health Authority: Northern Health

      Health Service Delivery Area: Northern Interior

      Regional District: Fraser-Fort George

      Rural Designation: RSA community

      RRP Designation: A

      RRP Points: 37.00

    • Practitioners

      General Practitioners: 7 (www.cpsbc.ca)


  • Mackenzie District Hospital and Health Center is a five-bed facility that supports medical and emergency services.

    There is a medical clinic located on site staffed with a nurse practitioner and general practitioners. Mackenzie’s health care services are well integrated in one building creating a primary care team.

    • Contact Info

      Mackenzie & District Hospital

      Box 249, 45 Centennial Drive

      Mackenzie, BC, V0J 2C0

      P: 250 997-4342 | F: 250 997-3940

      http://careers.northernhealth.ca/Communities/NorthernInterior/Mackenzie.aspx

    • Hospital Info

      Hospital services include:

      • Medical imaging
      • laboratory services
      • home care nursing
      • public health
      • mental health services

      There are two nurses on site for full 24-hour coverage, seven days a week. One nurse in the community provides the home care nursing service working from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday. One full-time and one part-time public health nurse provide public health care delivery. Two mental health and addictions clinicians and a community support worker deliver mental health services.

      Acute Care Beds: 5

      Extended Care Beds: 4

      Major Medical Centre: Prince George (185 km)

    • Emergency Room

      There is a limited service Emergency Room in this community. It is open 24/7.

      Number of Visits per Year: 4,735 (2009/2010 Statistics: NHA)

      Travel Distance to Transfer Hospital: 185 km to Prince George

    • Lab services

      Mackenzie & District Hospital

      Box 249, 45 Centennial Drive

      Mackenzie, BC, V0J 2C0

      P: 250 997-3263 ext. 229 | F: 250 997-3940

      Hrs: Mon-Fri 8 am – 1 pm

    • Blood Bank

      There is a blood bank in this community.

    • Imaging services

      X-Ray

      Mackenzie & District Hospital

      Box 249, 45 Centennial Drive

      Mackenzie, BC, V0J 2C0

      P: 250 997-3263 ext. 232 | F: 250 997-3940

      Hrs: Weds, Fri 8 am – 3 pm

      CT

      There are CT imaging services in this community.

      Mammography

      Mammography services provided by BC Cancer Agency twice a year. See www.bccancer.bc.ca for details.


    • BC Ambulance

      BC Ambulance Service provides coverage to this community

    • Pharmacy

      Peoples Drug Mart #122

      Box 517, 700 Mackenzie Blvd

      Mackenzie, BC, V0J 2C0

      P: 250 997-5460 | F: 250 997-5472

      Pharmasave Drugs #241

      Box 2640, #121 – 403 Mackenzie Blvd

      Mackenzie, BC, V0J 2C0

      P: 250 997-5000 | F: 250 997-5444

    • Nurse Practitioner

      Mackenzie & District Hospital

      Box 249, 45 Centennial Drive

      Mackenzie, BC, V0J 2C0

      P: 250 997-3263 | F: 250 997-3940

    • Extended Care

      Mackenzie & District Hospital (4 beds)

      Box 249, 45 Centennial Drive

      Mackenzie, BC, V0J 2C0

      P: 250 997-4342 | F: 250 997-3940

    • Home Nursing

      Mackenzie & District Hospital

      Box 249, 45 Centennial Drive

      Mackenzie, BC, V0J 2C0

      P: 250 997-3263 | F: 250 997-3940

      Hrs: 24/7

    • Mental Health and Addictions

      Mackenzie & District Hospital

      Box 249, 45 Centennial Drive

      Mackenzie, BC, V0J 2C0

      P: 250 997-3263 ext. 256 | F: 250 997-3940

      In-community

      Mackenzie Counselling Services

      220 Mackenzie Blvd

      Mackenzie, BC, V0J 2C0

      P: 250 997-6595

      Hrs: Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 4:30 pm


  • Mackenzie Health Unit
    Box 249, 45 Centennial Drive
    Mackenzie, BC, V0J 2C0
    P: 250 997-3263 ext. 252 | F: 250 997-3940
    Hrs: Mon-Fri 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. By appointment.
    Services Available: STI testing/treatment, STI counselling, HIV Pre & Post test counselling, pregnancy testing, emergency contraceptive pills, birth control information, immunizations and needle exchange.

    BC Schizophrenia Society Northern Interior Region
    Mental Health & Addictions
    Prince George Office
    Box 504, 1117 – 6th Avenue
    Prince George, BC, V2L 4S6
    P: 250 561-8033 | TFP: 1 888 561-8055 | F: 250 562-8015
    www.bcss.org

    • Practice Site Information

      Mackenzie and District Hospital and Health Centre

      45 Centennial Drive, PO Box 249

      Mackenzie, BC V0J 2C0

      P: 250 997-3263 | F: 250 997-3940

      Physician Site Coordinator

      Dr. James Card

      Office Administrator

      Barb Crook

    • Preceptor Physicians

      Dr. Jyoti Seshia

      Dr. James Card

      Dr. Dan Penman

      Dr. Matthew Robichaud