There are no reciprocal healthcare arrangements between Canada and other countries. Non-Canadians usually pay cash up front for treatment, so taking out travel insurance with a medical-cover component is strongly advised. Medical treatment in Canada is expensive: hospital beds can cost up to $2500 a day for nonresidents.
The following walk-in clinics cater to visitors:
Stein Medical Clinic Appointments not necessary.
Travel Medicine & Vaccination Centre Specializing in travel shots; appointments necessary.
Ultima Medicentre Appointments not necessary.
Vancouver's emergency rooms include the following:
St Paul's Hospital Downtown accident-and-emergency hospital.