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Program: Telehealth Ontario  
Organization: Ontario. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Toll-Free: 1-866-797-0000
TTY: 1-866-797-0007
Crisis: Call 911 in emergencies
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

Dietitian Services: Call to speak with a dietitian for advice and information on nutrition and healthy eating

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

This information was last completely updated on September 24, 2018

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