Comox Valley Health Unit: VIHA

961 England Avenue, Courtenay BC V9N 2N7

Phone: 250-331-8520   Fax: 250-331-8521

Public Health Nursing provides health promotion, disease prevention, and intervention and support services to women, children, youth and families.  Services are provided to individuals, families, groups and communities in homes, schools, health units and community settings.

Public Health Nursing Programs & Services:

  • Children and adult immunizations
  • Free universal prenatal registration
  • Free prenatal classes
  • Information, testing and referrals for STDs, Hepatitis and HIV
  • TB (Tuberculosis) testing and follow-up
  • Information for families on newborn and young children’s health, nutrition, growth and development, baby blues and postpartum depression, community resources and referrals
  • School and youth health programs and health promotion activities
  • Newborn/Mother Helpline: 250-331-8520 (mid-week) 250-218-1388 (weekend)  8-1-1 (24rs) Questions answered on Mother & baby’s health & breastfeeding
  • Breastfeeding Drop-in Clinics:            

Thursdays from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm at the Comox Valley Public Health Nursing

Travel Health and Immunization Services: call 250-331-8571 or Toll Free 1-877-233-3346

Speech, Hearing and Nutrition Services: located at #104 – 501 4th Street or call 250-331-8526

Dental Services: call 250-331-8520

Communicable disease information, prevention and follow-up: located at 355 11th Street or call 250-331-8555

For more information please visit the VIHA Website: