UW Medicine Lopez Island Clinic

Emergency Services

San Juan County Fire District #4 provides 24 hour Advanced Life Support emergency treatment and transport of the sick and injured.   Emergency medical personnel include 15 volunteer EMTs and 2 paramedics, who work closely with the clinic staff in caring for our community.  In an emergency please call 911 or 360 378-4141 if you are on a cell phone. For more information about our fire department call 468-2991, or visit our website at www.lopezfire.com.


In case of emergencies, call 911 from either a land line or a cell phone. If your cell phone is roaming or you have any problem calling 911, you may call the alternate emergency number: 360.378.4141. Your call will be routed to the proper agency (EMTs, Fire fighters, Sherriff, etc.). For non-emergencies, please call (360) 378-4151. The San Juan County Sheriff's office runs a 24-hour 911 emergency dispatch service from Friday Harbor.

Airlift Northwest

Airlift Northwest provides emergency air medical transport from Lopez Island to mainland emergency services and hospitals. They offer a membership service for an annual fee (currently $79 per year for a family) to cover the cost of transport for any family member. Membership means that Airlift NW will pay for any costs not covered by insurance for any family member transported due to illness or injury. Their service extends the capabilities of our local medical clinic to include the finest hospitals in the Northwest. As an AirCare member, you are covered by Airlift Northwest — with bases located strategically throughout Washington and Southeast Alaska – and by their reciprocal partners. ALNW offers both fixed-wing aircraft as well as helicopter service which lands at the helipad next to the clinic. ALNW is affiliated with UW Medical. A one-week pass is also available to visitors. For more information, go to Airlift Northwest section of our website. NOTE: this service is NOT covered by a membership in Island Air Ambulance.

Lopez Island Fire Fighters

In case of fire dial 911 from any land line (or 360.378.4141 from cell phones). To contact Lopez Island Fire Protection District No. 4 office, call (360) 468-2991.