If you are in need of medical or emergency services, please call 911 for fire, ambulance or policing matters.
Services Available on Pelee Island
The Pelee Island Medical Clinic is run by the Victorian Order of Nurses and is located at 1047 West Shore Road, behind the Municipal Building.
Hours of operation for the Clinic are:
Monday: 8:30am – 4:30pm
Tuesday: 8:30am – 4:30pm
Wednesday: 8:30am – 4:30pm
Thursday: 7:30am – 3:30pm (lab work 7:30am-8:30am)
Friday: 8:30am – 4:30pm
Additional Services: Footcare, Meals on Wheels, Mental Health Support, Mental Health Workshops.
Call the Clinic for further details. 519-724-2160
The Nursing Station does not respond to emergencies.
Please call 911 in the event of an Emergency
For non-emergency concerns you may call:
- Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000 providing you with access to experienced health advice 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and will give you confidential advice about any health-related concerns.
- Your Family Physician
- Or visit the Nursing Station during regular business hours.
The Pelee Island Volunteer Fire Department is present on the Island 365 days a year and responds to 911 calls on the Island; the Department is made up of a Fire Chief, a Deputy Fire Chief and volunteers. If you require assistance for a fire, please dial 9-1-1.
PELEE ISLAND VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPT.
Fire Safety Tips
It is the Law For All Ontario Homes, Cottages, Seasonal Homes to have working fire alarms on every storey outside sleeping area. Also, Carbon Monoxide (CO) alarms where fuel burning appliances are installed. Tests monthly or each time you return to your seasonal home. Change batteries at least yearly and replace smoke and CO alarm every 10 years for battery operated and hardwired electric as per manufacture specification.
Develop and practice a fire escape plan to ensure everyone knows what to do if the smoke alarm sounds.
Know the address and street name and your seasonal home’s 911 sign number, in case of an emergency. CALL 911
Clean Barbecues before using them. Keep an eye on lit barbecues and ensure all combustibles, as well as children and pets are kept well away from them. A fire can happen when barbecues are left unattended.
Having portable fire extinguisher and knowing how to use it.
When having a campfire make sure it is in safe location to prevent fire spread and put out when not attended.
Remember to bring a flashlight with extra batteries.
Check heating appliances and chimneys before using them.
Burn candles in sturdy candle holders that will not tip over and are away from flammable objects.