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.
» 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