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Ontario. Ministry of Health

Site: No physical address

Service: Health Care Connect

Notices
Public Comments COVID-19 Notice: Health Care Connect is accepting phone calls again. Online registration is also available.
Contact Details
Toll Free Phone 1-800-445-1822
TTY Phone ServiceOntario: 1-800-387-5559
Telehealth Ontario: 1-866-797-0007
Fax 416-327-8497
Website www.ontario.ca/page/find-family-doctor-or-nurse-practitioner
Site Details
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) Referral service to link Ontario residents without a regular family health care provider with doctors and nurse practitioners who are accepting new patients

Residents register with the program and are asked questions about their health needs * once registered, a Care Connector from the Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) will work with the patient to help find a health care provider * priority is given to individuals with greater health needs as decided based on an established clinical process * note that this service does not guarantee a doctor
Hours Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Eligibility Ontario residents who do not have a family health care provider * OHIP Card required
Application Call or register online * personal health information collected during application process
Languages English ; French
Fees Free
Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Established 2009
Funding Provincial - MHLTC
Service Categories Physician Referrals

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