Essential Services

Sicamous Community Health Centre 

The Sicamous Community Health Centre, located at 217 Finlayson Street) offers primary care services for individuals and families in Sicamous. The SCHC is administered by the District of Sicamous and is staffed by three practising physicians who are supported by the Health Care Centre Manager and Medical Office Assistants. 

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Immunization and Lab Services 

Interior Health operates the Sicamous Health Centre which offers immunization, laboratory and community services as overseen by the Sicamous Public Health Nurse. 

Public Health is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Please call 250-836-4835 to learn more. 

Outpatient Lab Services are offered Mondays and Thursdays. To book an appointment, call 1-877-740-7747 or visit

Community Paramedicine 

Community paramedics provide primary care services to increase access to basic health care services in non-urgent settings, in patients’ homes or the community. This is done within their training and experience and in partnership with local health care providers.

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Sicamous Fire Department 

Fire protection in Sicamous is provided by the Sicamous Fire Department led by Fire Chief Brett Ogino. The Department has 15-30 volunteer firefighters. The Sicamous Fire Hall is located at 701 Whitehead Street. 

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District of Sicamous Emergency Services are provided by the Shuswap Emergency Program (SEP) and the Columbia Shuswap Regional District. 


Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue - Station 106 (Shuswap)

Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue – Station 106 (Shuswap) is a volunteer group of 21 devoted community members who are dedicated to “Saving Lives on the Water”. 

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Shuswap Search and Recue 

Shuswap Volunteer Search and Rescue (SVSAR) is a group of dedicated, enthusiastic, trained individuals. We assist the RCMP, BC Ambulance Service, local Fire Departments and the Coroner by responding to emergency calls in both urban and wilderness settings.

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Eagle Valley Rescue Society

The Eagle Valley Rescue Society provides auto-extrication, rope rescue, and medical assists to Sicamous, Malakwa, Swansea Point, and surrounding areas.

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Garbage Collection 

Garbage collection services within the District of Sicamous are provided by Waste Connections Canada

Please call 1-844-708-7274 for more information. 

Sicamous Landfill & Recycle Depot

The Sicamous Landfill is operated by the Columbia Shuswap Regional District. The scaled site is open year-round Friday to Tuesday between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. excluding Statutory Holidays. 

Accepted Recycling Items include: 

Containers includes plastic, metal, and paper that contained liquid (i.e. disposable coffee cups) 
2. Paper includes printed paper, cardboard, and packaging of dry goods 
3. Plastic bags
4. White styrofoam
5. Colored styrofoam
6. Glass
7. Flexible Plastic Packaging