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Program: Telehealth Ontario  
Organization: Ontario. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Toll-Free: 1-866-797-0000
Teletype: 1-866-797-0007
Crisis: Call 911 in emergencies
Website: www.ontario.ca/page/get-medical-advice-telehealth-...
Hours: Daily 24 hours
Service Description: Free, confidential access to registered nurses trained to help people decide about appropriate options for care * provides health advice or general health information on topics including:
  • breastfeeding
  • medications and drug interactions
  • depression, suicide and other mental health concerns
  • teen health and issues
  • food and healthy living
  • illnesses and injuries that need medical care or are consistent

Does not provide a diagnosis or provide medication nor does it replace the need for regular medical check-ups

Specialized support for dementia caregivers: Nurses will connect family caregivers of people with dementia to support, advice, and referral, particularly when other services are closed

Fees: Free
Application: No referral required - call
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Residents of Ontario * health insurance number not required
Languages: English ; French
Language Note: Interpretation available upon request
Area(s) Served:
Ontario  
See Also: Information and Referral Services

This information was last completely updated on August 29, 2017

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