Health and Protective Services
Pemberton Health & Protective Services
Safety & Emergency
Pemberton and Area C are serviced two detachments of RCMP. Pemberton and Mt. Currie (tribal RCMP) have facilities that offer emergency services 24 hours a day.
Located in Pemberton, Birken and D’Arcy, both paid and volunteers make up the services offered in the area.
Approximately 30 volunteers, trained in First Aid, CPR, and avalanche rescue. Experienced in ground, embankment, and inland water searches.
- Two members are trained search managers, one is a CARDA dog handler.
- Resources include a van, high-angle gear, ropes, harnesses, helmets, life jackets, stretchers, radios, oxygen bottles, lights and base station.
Emergency Medical Services:
BC ambulance maintains a station in Pemberton and provides services throughout the village and Area C.
Pemberton Health Care Centre offers on-call services 24 hrs a day with local physicians, nursing staff and lab technicians. X-ray services are available on site with a CT scanner located 30 minutes away in Whistler. Rehab, massage and chiropractic services are available in the Pemberton community.
Emergency response plans and policy for natural or man-made events are executed by both levels of local government.