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:
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 are available by appointment at Thunder Bay District Health Unit’s immunization clinic.
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 helps people who are without a doctor find one. Call 1-800-445-1822 for more information.