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After Hours Care at Island Health Clinic, By Tom Eversole / May 6, 2022

With support from Orcas Island Health Care District, Island Health has made considerable improvements in access to after-hours care. Here’s the information you need to know:

How-To Guide: After-Hours Care

If you’re experiencing a life-threatening event, such as a heart attack or stroke, call 9-1-1.

Orcas Island residents have access to after-hours care seven days a week for urgent, non-life-threatening health matters. Whether you need care during or after clinic hours, please call 360.293.3101.

After-hours process

» Call 360.293.3101 and listen carefully to the prompts.

  • When calling after-hours, you will be asked to provide relevant information on your medical situation.
  • The on-call physician will return your call within 30 minutes to provide advice on your symptoms.
  • If determined to be medically necessary, the on-call physician will contact an Orcas Island provider to address urgent medical issues on the island.
  • This may result in an after-hours clinic visit or help in facilitating an appointment in the clinic the following day.

Island Primary Care – Orcas is not a walk-in clinic. Same-day appointments may be available. Appointments are required for all services during or after business hours. Schedule appointments by calling: 360.293.3101 or toll-free at 360.376.2561

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