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Medical Coverage

Returning students: MSP coverage all the time, provided the student has a valid Study Permit.

New 10-month students: Guard.Me for the first three months, followed by MSP for the rest of the school year provided the student has a valid Study Permit.

New 5-month students: Guard.Me all the time.


What are MSP and Guard.Me?

BC Medical Services Plan (MSP)

  • MSP is the mandatory public health insurance provided by Health Insurance BC for students with a valid Study Permit.
  • All 10-month students must provide their Study Permit to the International Programs department in the beginning of school year.
  • Always present your MSP card when you visit a clinic or hospital. Details of coverage under MSP can be found here.
  • Click here for information about the end of MSP coverage.

 

TELUS Health MyCare

  • Only for students 16 years or older and have BC Medical Services Plan (MSP).
  • TELUS Health MyCare lets you see a doctor, mental health counsellor or dietitian from your phone, where and when it’s convenient for you.
  • Doctor consultations for BC residents are covered under the Medical Services Plan (MSP). You can download the app, register for your free account, and schedule a doctor appointment.
  • Click here to find more information.

 

Guard.Me

  • Guard.Me is a private insurance for students without MSP.
  • If you have Guard.Me insurance and go to a clinic or hospital, please keep the medical receipts, follow the instructions.
  • Visit Guard.Me’s website for insurance plan details and FAQ’s.

 

MobileDOCTOR

  • Only for students who have Guard.Me Insurance.
  • Through MobileDOCTOR by Guard.me Insurance, you have access to online doctor consultations on Maple, with your visit billed directly to guard.me.
  • You can speak with a Canadian doctor any time, any where!
  • Click here to find more information about this service.

 

MSP and Guard.Me cards are available for pickup at the International Programs office.
Any question about medical insurance, please email our Receptionist at international.reception@wvschools.ca.

Clinics

Walk-in Clinics: Please check the medimap website for walk-in clinics on the North Shore and their hours and wait times.

Guard.Me Approved Clinics: If you have Guard.Me insurance, the clinics below help you reimburse medical fees. In other clinics and hospitals, students will need to pay and keep the receipts for online claim submission.

COVID-19 Alert: Please call the clinic before you go.

West Vancouver Orca Medical Clinic
1318 Marine Dr, West Vancouver, BC V7T 1B5
Phone: 236-521-8153

Monday 9:00am-7:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am-7:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am-7:00pm
Thursday 9:00am-7:00pm
Friday 9:00am-7:00pm
Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm
Sunday 9:00am-5:00pm

Healthwise Medical Services
Caulfeild Village Shopping Centre
5375 Headlane Dr, West Vancouver, V7W 3C5
Phone: 604-922-1544

Monday 8:00am-6:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am-6:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-6:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-6:00pm
Friday 8:00am-6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm
Sunday Closed

 

Please phone for hours during COVID.

Healthwise Medical Services – Mount Seymour Medical Clinic
333 Seymour Boulevard, North Vancouver, V7J 2J4
Phone: 604-904-7712

Monday 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm
Sunday Closed

 

Please phone for hours during COVID.


Lynn Valley Medical Clinic
Suite 102 -1200 Lynn Valley Road, North Vancouver, V7J 2A2
Phone: 604-988-5389

Monday 8:00am-7:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am-7:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-7:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-7:00pm
Friday 8:00am-7:00pm
Saturday 9:00am-6:00pm
Sunday 9:00am-6:00pm

 

Please phone for hours during COVID.


Park & Tilford Medical Treatment Centre Inc.
#1005 – 333 Brooksbank Avenue, North Vancouver, V7J 3S8
Phone: 604-983-2442

Monday 9:00am-6:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am-6:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am-6:00pm
Thursday 9:00am-6:00pm
Friday 9:00am-6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am-6:00pm
Sunday 9:00am-6:00pm

 

Please phone for hours during COVID.


WELL Health Pemberton Marine Inc.
1256 Marine Drive, North Vancouver, V7P 1T2
Phone: 604-986-0677

Monday 9:00am-7:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am-7:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am-7:00pm
Thursday 9:00am-7:00pm
Friday 9:00am-7:00pm
Saturday 9:00am-2:00pm
Sunday 9:00am-5:00pm

 

Please phone for hours during COVID.

North Vancouver Urgent and Primary Care Center (UPCC)
221 West Esplanade #200 2nd Floor, North Vancouver, BC V7L 1A5
Phone: 604-973-1600

Monday 8:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-9:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-9:00pm
Friday 8:00am-9:00pm
Saturday 8:00am-9:00pm
Sunday 9:00am-4:00pm

 

The Primary Care Center opens 7 days a week, 365 days a year. NO NEED to phone them first, but patients will be seen according to urgency. The last patient will be accepted approximately one hour before closing.

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