Healthy Living in the North

After hours non-emergency care at the PG Urgent and Primary Care Centre

A man with a cane sits on a chair in the waiting room.

David Scott, 83, patient at the Prince George Urgent and Primary Care Centre.

“I think our health service is just incredible,” said David Scott, 83, who got some advice on dizzy spells at the Prince George Urgent and Primary Care Centre (UPCC) on a recent Saturday afternoon. “Many of us don’t realize how fortunate we are.”

The UPCC is the place to go for after-hours non-emergency care. 

Visit the PG UPCC if you or a family member are experiencing:

  • Sprains caused by minor accidents and falls
  • Minor bleeding/cuts requiring stitches
  • Mild breathing difficulties
  • Minor burns
  • Respiratory infections
  • Ear aches
  • Eye irritation/injuries
  • Severe sore throat or cough
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Vomiting, diarrhea or dehydration
  • Mild back pain
  • Skin rashes and infections
  • Urinary tract infections
  • New or worsening pain
  • Asthma

You should always try to contact your family doctor or nurse practitioner first to see if you can get an appointment.

Anne Scott

About Anne Scott

Anne is a communications officer at Northern Health; she lives in Prince George with her husband Andrew Watkinson. Her current health goals are to do a pull-up and more than one consecutive “real” push-up. She also dreams of becoming a master’s level competitive sprinter and finding a publisher for her children’s book on colourblindness. Anne enjoys cycling, cross-country skiing, reading, writing, sugar-free chocolate, and napping -- sometimes all on the same day!


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