Medical Clinic

Updated Sept. 22, 2020 (COVID Information/Update) 
 
The TRU Medical Clinic is seeing patients in the clinic one day a week, though you need to be assessed on the phone prior to this appointment being made. 

Please email us at trumedicalclinic@tru.ca to book a virtual visit with the campus physician.

You can leave a voice message by calling (250) 828-5126, however, for quicker services please email the clinic. The phone lines are only checked a few times a day Monday through Friday between 9 am - 3 pm.

The clinic will get back to you to arrange a telehealth consult.

For Covid19 Testing call: (250) 314-2256

All emergencies go to Royal Inland Hospital at 311 Columbia Street.

To speak to a nurse dial 811 or for any questions regarding the Covid-19 visit bc.thrive.health

For the latest information on COVID-19 and the impacts to TRU, please visit tru.ca/covid19.

Location: Old Main – Lower Level (Room OM 1461) 

Hours: Monday to Thursday, 9am - 3pm

 

Appointments

The TRU Medical Clinic serves registered students who require medical support during their time studying in Kamloops. Appointments are required as we are not a drop-in clinic. We ask students that already have a doctor in Kamloops to call that doctor’s office to make an appointment.

TRU staff and faculty are encouraged to use local walk-in clinics, as the clinic is intended for students who are not from Kamloops and so do not have a local family doctor. New TRU faculty and staff should be making every attempt to find a local, on-going medical care as soon as they begin their employment. We may be able to fill some gaps on a short-term basis, but our priority is to serve students.

About the clinic

The clinic is available to all registered students.

If you cannot make your appointment, please call and cancel. If you have had three "no shows" our clinic will no longer be able to continue booking appointments for you.

We provide a full range of medical services, provides vaccinations as required by various programs and organizes annual flu clinics in conjunction with other departments and community organizations.

Three physicians fill the full-time position on a rotating basis. Clinic staff also includes a medical office assistant.

All matters are strictly confidential. Health Services retains all medical documentation in a secure and confidential manner. Should students require access to these records, for any reason, contact the medical office assistant.

Some of our services include:

  • Insertion of IUD’s
  • Allergy Injections
  • Cold/Flu/Illness care
  • Physical exams (Work & Sports Medicals as required)
  • Prescriptions and medication management
  • Minor procedures: Ears Syringing, Suture Removal
  • Birth Control education and prescribing
  • Sexually transmitted infection (STI) screening and treatment
  • Vaccinations
  • Pregnancy testing

Trans-Competent Medical Care

Dr. Lisa Harvey provides trans-competent medical care and offers services to the LGBTQ2S+ community – and works at the TRU Medical Clinic every other Friday, starting September 27, 2019.

Dr. Harvey is also available at an off-campus clinic. No referral is necessary; call 250-828-8080 for more info.

Emergencies

Call 911 on any campus or emergency phone.

Campus Security is our first responders and they can be reached by dialing 5033 from any campus phone.

Walk-in clinics

If you cannot be accommodated on the date that you wish to be seen, there are a number of walk-in clinics that do not require appointments.
Please contact clinic prior to attending as hours are subject to change.

EQ Virtual Clinic
Kamloops Urgent Care Clinic

4-910 Columbia St. (north side of Superstore) Stitches — no X-rays
Phone: 250-371-4905
Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Weekends and holidays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

NorthShore Virtual Care Clinic

4-517 Tranquille Rd.
Phone: 250-434-4441
Call for hours physician is available

Kinetic Energy Healthcare Centre

207-450 Lansdowne St.
Phone: 250-828-6637
Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Closed Sunday

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