Know Your Health Care Options

know your health care options

 

- IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY, ALWAYS DIAL 911 -


FAMILY HEALTH CARE PROVIDER 

Contact your family health care provider (physician or nurse practitioner) for office hours over the holidays. 

 

COMMUNITY AFTER-HOURS CLINICS / WALK-IN CLINICS 

At an after-hours clinic or walk-in clinic, patients can see a nurse or doctor without appointment. Many medical clinics, family health teams, nurse practitioner-led clinics, and pharmacies operate walk-in clinics.

To find out about your provider’s clinic hours, contact your family health care provider.

Walk-in clinic information can also be found by: 

 

PHARMACIES 

Pharmacists now have the authority to prescribe some drugs, renew non-narcotic prescriptions for up to six months, administer the flu vaccine, and provide advice to people with chronic conditions. 

 

FLU VACCINATIONS

Flu vaccinations are available from your local health care provider or pharmacist.

Visit www.thunderbayflu.ca for more information.

 

TELEHEALTH ONTARIO* 

Talk to a registered nurse 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 1-866-797-0000

*Telehealth does not replace 911. You should always call 911 in an emergency. 

 

HEALTH CARE CONNECT 

Health Care Connect is designed to help people who need a primary care provider to find a doctor or nurse practitioner who is accepting new patients in their community. For more information, or to register, call 1-800-445-1822