Make the right choice!
Health problems don’t only happen during times when you can reach your family doctor. If you're sick or worried about your health or the health of a loved one during the week-end, other options than the emergency room are available.
* À noter que l'horaire de certaines installations pourraient être modifiés pour le congé du Jour du souvenir le lundi 11 novembre.
There are other options than the emergency rooms
Info-Santé nurses are available 24/7 to answer day-to-day health questions and guide you regarding when to seek medical help and where to go for help.
Need psychosocial support? Info-Social 8-1-1
Are you feeling anxious or going through a difficult period? Call Info-Social at 8-1-1.
Info-Social is a free, confidential psychosocial helpline. A social worker will answer your questions, give you advice and direct you to the right resource, if necessary.
If you need to see a doctor, many clinics have long opening hours (12 hours a day) and are open weekends (8 hours a day). You can see a doctor, get x-rays or have blood tests, if your case is urgent.
Have you thought of your pharmacist?
Do you have a minor health problem? Questions about your medications? A pharmacist can help you or refer you to the best resource.
Also, discover Ask Your Pharmacist, a web-based platform that offers the possibility to ask a question online, providing free and easy access to pharmacists’ knowledge of medications or health issues. Before turning to a Facebook friend or Dr. Google for advice, ask a pharmacist!