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  • Known as British Columbia’s northern capital, Prince George is located at the approximate geographic centre of BC where the Nechako and Fraser Rivers meet. With forestry as the major industry, residents enjoy affordable housing, above-average incomes, and a wide range of services and amenities including sports and cultural events. Recreational activities in the area include golfing, skiing, fishing and hunting. Prince George is also home to the University of Northern British Columbia.

    INDUSTRY:
    Forestry, tourism, outdoor recreation


    • Population

      Town Population: 71,974 (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: B

      RRP Points: 18.00

    • Practitioners + Clinic information

      General Practitioners: 125 (www.cpsbc.ca)

      Clinics
      HOY Medical
      402, 2155 - 10th Avenue
      Prince George, BC, V2M 5J6
      P: 250 563-8878
      
      Phoenix Medical Building
      406, 2155 - 10th Avenue
      Prince George, BC, V2M 5J6
      P: 250 564-7360
      
      Nechako Medical Clinic
      761 Central Street West
      Prince George, BC, V2M 3C6
      P: 250 563-3399
      

  • The University Hospital of Northern British Columbia (UHNBC) is a vibrant health facility, growing to meet the needs of residents from across Northern British Columbia.

    UHNBC is the largest acute care facility within the Northern Health region, and a hub for specialized health services in the province’s Northern Interior. In the 2010-2011 fiscal year, care providers dealt with nearly 90,000 ambulatory care visits, over 45,000 emergency room visits and 9,100 inpatient and day surgery cases.

    UHNBC is a clinical academic campus for undergraduate physician training through the Northern Medical Program, run by the University of British Columbia and University of Northern British Columbia. UHNBC hosts residents in UBC’s Family Practice Residency Program. The hospital is also a key clinical education site for nursing and many health sciences students at UNBC and the College of New Caledonia and other provincial academic institutions such as BCIT.

    • Contact Info

      University Hospital of Northern BC
      1475 Edmonton Street
      Prince George, BC, V2M 1S2
      P: 250 565-2000 | F: 250 565-2343
      careers.northernhealth.ca/Communities/NorthernInterior/PrinceGeorge.aspx
      

    • Hospital Info

      Facilities include:

      • 24/7 emergency room
      • 24/7 intensive care unit
      • maternal-child care centre (includes single room neonatal ICU)
      • undergraduate physician training facilities
      • MRI unit
      • cancer centre

      Acute Care Beds: 193

      Emergency Care Beds: 19

      ICU Beds: 4

      Intensive Care Unit (ICU): There are 4 beds and 2 isolation rooms to treat infectious patients. The ICU provides constant observation for post-operative care of surgery patients and in-house patients that deteriorate and require critical care. It also provides life support systems or organ support systems to patients who are critically ill and usually require intensive monitoring and/or ventilation. Open 24/7.

    • Emergency Room

      This community has a full service Emergency Room. Services include cardiac and thoracic surgery. It is open 24/7.

      Number of Visits Per Year: 46,222 (2009/2010 Statistics: NHA)

      Number of Emergency Care Beds: 19

    • Hospital CAEP and CTAS

      CTAS Level 
      CTAS Level I (Resuscitation)
      CTAS Level II (Emergent)
      CTAS Level III (Urgent)
      CTAS Level IV (Less Urgent)
      CTAS Level V (Non Urgent) 

    • Anaesthetics

      This community provides anaesthesia services.

    • Surgery

      This community provides surgical services

    • Maternity

      This community provides Caesarian Section services

    • Lab services

      University Hospital of Northern BC Lab
      1475 Edmonton Street
      Prince George, BC, V2M 1S2
      P: 250 565-2441 | F: 250 565-2343
      Hrs: Mon-Fri 7:30 am - 4:00 pm, Sat, Sun 10 am - 3 pm
      
      In-community
      LifeLabs Laboratory Testings Services
      1669 Victoria Street
      Prince George, V2L 2L5
      P: 250 561-4191

    • Blood Bank

      There is a blood bank in this community.

    • Imaging services

      X-Ray
      University Hospital of Northern BC Imaging
      1475 Edmonton Street
      Prince George, BC, V2M 1S2
      P: 250 565-2400 | F: 250 565-2343
      Hrs: Mon-Sun 7 am - 8 pm
      
      Ultrasound 
      
      There are ultrasound imaging services available in this community
      
      CT
      There are CT imaging services available in this community
      
      MRI
      There are MRI imaging services available in this community
      
      Additional Services
      Mammography, Echocardiography, Bone Densitometry
      
      In-community 
      Phoenix Medical Clinic
      2155 - 10th Avenue
      Prince George, BC, V2M 5J6
      P: 250 563-6816
      Hrs: Mon-Fri 8 am - 4 pm
      
      Victoria Medical X-Ray
      #102, 1669 Victoria Street
      Prince George, BC, V2L 2L5
      P: 250 563-1600
      Hrs: Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

    • BC Ambulance

      BC Ambulance Service provides coverage to this community, including Air Ambulance services.

    • Pharmacy

      University Hospital of Northern BC Pharmacy
      1475 Edmonton Street
      Prince George, BC, V2M 1S2
      P: 250 565-2316 | F: 250 565-2888
      
      In-community
      The Bay Pharmacy
      Parkwood Shopping Center
      1600 - 15th Avenue
      Prince George, BC, V2L 3X3
      P: 250 562-5491 | F: 250 563-1518
      
      Costco Pharmacy #158
      2555 Range Road
      Prince George, BC, V2N 4G8
      P: 250 614-1759 | F: 250 614-8375
      
      Drugstore Pharmacy #1562
      2155 Ferry Avenue
      Prince George, BC, V2N 5E8
      P: 250 960-1335 | F: 250 960-1344
      
      Hart Drugmart
      6707 Dagg Road
      Prince George, BC, V2K 2R6
      P: 250 962-9603 | F: 250 962-8450
      
      London Drugs #51
      Parkwood Place Mall
      #196, 1600 - 15th Avenue
      Prince George, BC, V2L 3X3
      P: 250 561-1118 | F: 250 561-1050
      
      Pharmasave #52
      101, 1302 - 7th Avenue
      Prince George, BC, V2L 3P1
      P: 250 562-5309 | F: 250 562-5324
      
      Phoenix Dispensary Ltd
      #103, 2155 - 10th Avenue
      Prince George, BC, V2M 5J6
      P: 250 562-3383 | F: 250 562-5113
      
      Reid's Prescriptions
      Victoria Medical Building
      1669 Victoria Street
      Prince George, BC, V2L 2L5
      P: 250 564-6666 | F: 250 562-5677
      
      Save-on-Foods Pharmacy #965
      5232 Domano Blvd.
      Prince George, BC, V2N 4A1
      P: 250 964-3839 | F: 250 964-6701
      
      Save-on-Foods Pharmacy #966
      #100, 1600 - 15th Avenue
      Prince George, BC, V2L 3X3
      P: 250 561-0240 | F: 250 561-0340
      
      Save-on-Foods Pharmacy #967
      555 Central Street West
      Prince George, BC, V2M 3C6
      P: 250 564-2168 | F: 250 564-6358
      
      Save-on-Foods Pharmacy #968
      3885 Austin Road West
      Prince George, BC, V2K 2H7
      P: 250 962-2662 | F: 250 962-5916
      
      Shoppers Drug Mart #210
      Spruceland Shopping Center
      693 Central Street West
      Prince George, BC, V2M 3C6
      P: 250 562-2311 | F: 250 563-3034
      
      Shoppers Drug Mart #268
      Unit 185 - 3055 Massey Drive
      Prince George, BC, V2N 2S9
      P: 250 562-8169 | F: 250 562-7369
      
      Shoppers Drug Mart #2226
      College Heights Plaza
      470 - 5240 Domano Blvd.
      Prince George, BC, V2N 4A1
      P: 250 964-1888 | F: 250 964-1884
      
      Tabor Pharmacy
      224 - 100 Tabor Blvd. South
      Prince George, BC, V2M 5T4
      P: 250 563-0042 | F: 250 563-0045
      
      Third Avenue Evergreen Pharmacy
      1467 - 3rd Avenue
      Prince George, BC, V2L 3G1
      P: 250 564-7147 | F: 250 564-2517
      
      Wal-mart Pharmacy #3651
      6565 Southridge Avenue
      Prince George, BC, V2N 6Z4
      P: 250 906-3206 | F: 250 906-3263
      
      Target Pharmacy 
      Pine Centre Mall
      2999 Massey Drive
      Prince George, BC, V2N 2S9
      P: 250-277-8071
      

    • Extended Care

      Jubilee Lodge (66 beds)
      University Hospital of Northern BC
      1475 Edmonton Street
      Prince George, BC, V2M 1S2
      P: 250 565-2287
      
      In-community
      Gateway Residential Care Facility (94 beds)
      1462 - 20th Avenue
      Prince George, BC, V2L 0A5
      P: 250 645-6100
      
      Parkside Care (58 beds)
      788 Ospika Blvd.
      Prince George, BC, V2M 6Y2
      P: 250 563-1916 | F: 250 563-9424
      
      Simon Fraser Lodge (124 beds)
      2410 Laurier Crescent
      Prince George, BC, V2M 2B3
      P: 250 563-3413
      
      Rotary Hospice House (10 beds)
      3089 Clappterton
      Prince George, BC, V2L 5N4
      P: 250 563-2551
      www.hospiceprincegeorge.ca
      
      Rodica Senior Home Care House
      2568 Victoria Street
      Prince George, BC, V2L 5G8
      P: 250 563-9566

    • Home Nursing

      In-community 
      Home Care Nursing
      Northern Interior Health Unit
      1444 Edmonton Street
      Prince George, BC, V2M 6W5
      P: 250 565-7311

    • Dietetics

      Nutritional Services
      University Hospital of Northern BC
      1475 Edmonton Street
      Prince George, BC, V2M 1S2
      P: 250 565-2000 | F: 250 565-2343

    • Diabetic Nurse Educator

      Diabetes Education Centre
      University Hospital of Northern BC
      1475 Edmonton Street
      Prince George, BC, V2M 1S2
      P: 250 565-2464 | F: 250 565-2792
      Hrs: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
      

    • Physiotherapy

      Victoria Sports Physiotherapy Clinic 
      Suite 108 - 1669 Victoria Street
      Prince George, BC, V2L 2L5
      P: 250 564-3820
      
      Accelerated Sport & Spine Physiotherapy 
      3333 University Way
      Prince George, BC, V2N 4Z9
      P: 250 960-5323
      
      Physionorth Sports & Wellness Centre
      Suite 310 - 500 Victoria Street
      Prince George, BC, V2L 2J9
      P: 250 563-0050
      
      Phoenix Physiotherapy & Rehab Works 
      2155 - 10th Avenue
      Prince George, BC, V2M 5J
      P: 250 562-8248
      
      Healing Rivers Physiotherapy
      Suite 206, 1811 Victoria Street
      Prince George, BC, V2L 2L6
      P: 250 649-0886
      
      YMCA of Prince George
      2020 Massey Street
      Prince George, BC, V2L 3V9
      P: 250 613-4890
      
      Vital Motion Massage Therapy
      1722 - 8th Avenue
      Prince George, BC, V2L 3R5
      P: 250 614-1645
      
      Dr. David Wheatcroft
      1663 Victoria Street
      Prince George, BC, V2L 2L4
      P: 250 561-1916
      
      Wells-Klein Barbara
      825 Vancouver Street
      Prince George, BC, V2L 2P4
      P: 250 562-0448
      
      CBI Health Centre
      1310 - 5th Avenue
      Prince George, BC, V2L 3L4
      P: 250 562-3537
      
      SpineMED Therapy
      1 - 1722 Ogilvie Street South
      Prince George, BC, V2N 1W9
      P: 250 614-2060
      
      Drug Awareness Recovery Team Society
      1122 - 7th Avenue
      Prince George, BC, V2L 5G6
      P: 250 563-6311
      

    • Occupational therapy

      CBI Health Group
      1310 - 5th Avenue
      Prince George, BC, V2L 3L4
      P: 250 562-3537 | F: 250 562-3547

    • Mental Health and Addictions

      CMHA
      Prince George Branch
      555 George Street
      Prince George, BC, V2L 1R8
      P: 250 564 8644 | F: 250 564 6155
      www.cmhapg.ca
      
      CYMH 
      Prince George Branch
      1040 - 3rd Avenue
      Prince George, BC, V2L 5S2
      P: 250 614-2660
      Hrs: Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
      
      Adult Community Addiction Services
      201, 1705 - 3rd Avenue
      Prince George, BC, V2L 1R8
      P: 250 565-2668
      Hrs: Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
      
      Youth Mental Health & Addiction Services
      1350 Alward Street
      Prince George, BC, V2M 2G4
      P: 250 649-7660
      
      Native Healing Centre
      1600 - 3rd Avenue
      Prince George, BC, V2L 3G6
      P: 250 564-3568
      Hrs: Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
      
      CAST Community Assertive Services Team
      1444 Edmonton Street
      Prince George, BC, V2M 6W5
      P: 250 565-2668
      
      Intersect Youth & Family Services Society
      1294 - 3rd Avenue
      Prince George, BC, V2L 3E7
      P: 250 562-6639
      
      Baldy Hughes Therapeutic Community
      34000 Blackwater Road
      Prince George, BC, V2N 6H1
      P: 250 964-3136 | F: 250 964-3162
      www.baldyhughes.com
      
      St. Patrick's House Society (19 beds)
      1735 Yew Street
      Prince George, BC, V2L 2X3
      P: 250 564-5530
      
      Central Interior Native Health Centre
      1110 - 4th Avenue
      Prince George, BC, V2L 1P9
      P: 250 564-4422
      
      Withdrawal Management Unit
      1308 Alward Street
      Prince George, BC, V2M 7B1
      P: 250 565-2175
      
      Health at Work Services
      c/o We Care Home Health Services
      Suite 102, 1811 Victoria Street
      Prince George, BC, V2L 2L6
      P: 250 563-3501 | TFP: 1 866 271-2850
      
      Prince George Native Friendship Centre
      Power of Friendship Hall
      1600 - 3rd Avenue
      Prince George, BC, V2L 3G6
      P: 250 564-3568 | F: 250-563-0924
      www.pgnfc.com
      
      Iris House (Recovery and Residential)
      1111 Lethbridge Street
      Prince George, BC, V2M 7E9
      P: 250 649-7245 | F: 250 563-2706
      

    • Social workers

      Carrier-Sekani Family Services
      987 - 4th Avenue
      Prince George, BC, V2L 3H7
      P: 250 562-3591 | F: 250 562-2272
      
      The Prince George Native Friendship Centre
      1600 - 3rd Avenue
      Prince George, BC, V2L 3G6
      P: 250 564-3568
      www.pgnf.com
      
      Surpassing Our Survival (SOS) Society
      102, 1112 - 6th Avenue
      Prince George, BC, V2L 3M6
      P: 250 564-8302
      www.sossociety.net
      
      College of New Caledonia
      3330 - 22nd Avenue
      Prince George, BC, V2N 1P8
      P: 250 562-2131
      http://www.cnc.bc.ca/
      
      John Howard Society
      154 Quebec Street
      Prince George, BC, V2L 1W2
      P: 250 561-7343
      http://www.johnhoward.ca/
      
      Walmsley and Associates
      1512 Queensway Street
      Prince George, BC, V2L 1L7
      P: 250 564-1000
      www.walmsley.ca
      
      Ministry of Children and Family Development
      1594 - 7 Avenue
      Prince George, BC, V2L 3P4
      P: 250 565-7115 | F: 250 565-7119

  • Carrier Sekani Family Services Outreach Program
    Diabetes Care and Education
    Box 1219
    Vanderhoof, BC, V0J 3A0
    P: 250 699-6170 | F: 250 699-6179
    www.csfs.org
    
    Mobile Wellness Van - NH
    1108 - 3rd Avenue
    Prince George, BC, V2L 3E5
    P: 250 564-1727
    
    Preschooler Health Day Circuit - NH
    1444 Edmonton Street
    Prince George, BC, V2M 6W5
    P: 250 565-7311
    
    Pacemaker Clinic - NH
    University Hospital Northern BC
    1475 Edmonton Street
    Prince George, BC, V2M 1S2
    P: 250 565-2439
    
    Women's Centered Care
    Central Interior Native Health Society
    1110 - 4th Avenue
    Prince George, BC, V2L 3J3
    P: 250 564-4422
    
    Emergency Dental Outreach Clinic
    Native Friendship Centre
    1600 - 3rd Avenue
    Prince George, BC, V2L 3G6
    P: 250 613 7246
    Hrs: 2nd and 4th Tues. of each month
    
    Viral Hepatitis Clinic
    Prince George Health Unit
    1444 Edmonton Street
    Prince George, BC, V3M 6W5
    P: 250 565-7387 | F: 250 565-7447
    Hrs: Tues 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm, Wed 9 am - 6 pm, Thurs 9 am - 1 pm

    Services: Assessment, education, immunizations, treatment, monitoring and follow-up of those infected by hepatitis B or C, and their families or support persons.

    Prince George AIDS Prevention Program / Needle Exchange
    1108 - 3rd Avenue
    Prince George, BC, V2L 3E5
    P: 250 564-1727
    

    Hours: Harm Reduction Services: Mon-Sat 1:00 pm – 9:30 pm. Nursing Services: Mon-Thurs 1 pm – 4 pm, Fri-Sat 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

    Prince George STI Clinic
    1444 Edmonton Street
    Prince George, BC, V2M 6W5
    P: 250 565-7381
    Hrs: Drop-in Clinic Hours: Mon, Tue, Fri 1:15 pm – 3:45 pm. Wed, Thurs 8:45 am – 11:30 am
    

    Services: STI/HIV information, testing and treatment, including testing and treatment for contacts, some STI vaccines, pregnancy testing, ECP, sexual health counseling & referrals as indicated.

    Prince George Youth Opt Clinic (up to 25 years)
    1444 Edmonton Street
    Prince George, BC, V2M 6W5
    Hrs: Thurs 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

    Services: STI testing/treatment, PAP tests, pregnancy testing, ECP, birth control, education & counseling on substance abuse, HIV testing, eating disorders, decision making, nutrition, relationships, self-esteem, smoking

    Healthiest Babies Possible
    Northern Family Healthy Society
    1152 - 3rd Avenue
    Prince George, BC, V2L 3E5
    P: 250 561-2689 | F: 250 562-5459