Health Care Directory

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Breast Screening Centre – Referral Required

  • Reason to visit:To help enable early detection and treatment of breast cancer for women who have a referral from their doctor/nurse practitioner.
  • Hours (may vary by location):Typically open during the day, Monday to Friday. Appointment needed.
  • Services (may vary by location):Mammograms, evaluations for patients provided to your family doctor.

Community Health Centre

  • Reason to visit:Provides health care and health promotion programs to individuals, families and those who are not covered by OHIP.
  • Hours (may vary by location):Typically open during the day, Monday to Friday. Appointments may be needed.
  • Services (may vary by location):Diagnosis and treatment for common illnesses and injuries, wellness programs, education and advice for chronic conditions.

Diabetes Education Program

  • Reason to visit:Provides education to help individuals and their family members manage diabetes.
  • Hours (may vary by location):Typically open during the day, Monday to Friday. Call first to book an appointment.
  • Services (vary by locations):Skills for diabetes self-management, individual and group counseling for patients and family members, life plans to minimize symptoms.

Emergency Room

  • Reason to visit:Provides care in emergency and life-threatening situations.
  • Hours:Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. No appointment needed.
  • Services:Urgent medical attention for serious conditions and injuries, offering access to a wide range of health care specialists and diagnostic equipment.

Family Health Care Provider

  • Reason to visit:Provides ongoing health care and familiarity with patient history.
  • Hours (may vary by location):Typically open during the day, Monday to Friday. Appointment needed.
  • Services (may vary by location):Diagnosis and treatment for common illnesses and injuries, referrals to health care specialists such as obstetricians, cardiologists, respirologists etc. who can help with a specific condition.

Family Health Team

  • Reason to visit:A diverse health care team that provides ongoing care to their roster of patients, promoting healthy living
  • Hours (may vary by location):Typically open during the day, Monday to Friday, with access after hours for enrolled patients. Appointment Needed.
  • Services (may vary by location):Diagnosis, treatment and specialized programs provided by a range of health care professionals, including your family doctor


Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic

  • Reason to visit:Provides ongoing care, promotes disease prevention and healthy living.
  • Hours (may vary by location):Typically open during the day, Monday to Friday. Appointment may be needed.
  • Services (may vary by location):Diagnosis and treatment, referral to community based health services, education and advice for chronic conditions.

Ontario Breast Screening Program – No Referral Required

  • Reason to visit:To help enable early detection and treatment of breast cancer for women aged 50 and over (no doctor/nurse practitioner referral required; doctor/nurse practitioner referrals are also accepted).
  • Hours (may vary by location):Typically open during the day, Monday to Friday. Appointment needed.
  • Services (vary by location):Mammograms, appointment bookings, reminders and follow-ups.

Public Health Unit

  • Reason to visit:Individuals looking for information and programs on healthy living and preventing disease.
  • Hours (may vary by location):Typically open during the day, Monday to Friday. Appointment may be needed.
  • Services (may vary by location):Vaccinations, seasonal flu clinics, application and approvals for assisted dental care for eligible children (Healthy Smiles Ontario), sexual health support and help with nicotine addiction.

 
Urgent Care Centre

  • Reason to visit:Treatment for illnesses and injuries that are urgent but not life threatening
  • Hours (vary by location):Typically open during the day, Monday to Friday, evenings and weekends. No appointment needed.
  • Services (vary by location):Diagnosis and treatment (except surgery) that may include casts, eye care, laboratory, stitches, X-Ray.

Walk-in/After Hours Clinic

  • Reason to visit:Provides care in non-emergency situations
  • Hours:Typically open during the day Monday to Friday, evenings and weekends. Check to see if you need to make an appointment.
  • Services (vary by location):Diagnosis and treatment, prescriptions, referrals.