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Know your healthcare options in Niagara

Care is available in the community and at Niagara Health

Which is right for you?

 

- At Niagara Health -

For medical emergencies call 9-1-1 immediately or go to the nearest Niagara Health Emergency Department.

Emergency Department teams treat patients for:

  • Trouble breathing
  • Chest pain or pressure
  • Broken bones
  • Complications of pregnancy
  • Serious illness or injury
  • Serious mental health issues 

If it’s not an emergency but urgent, please go to a Niagara Health Urgent Care Centre.

Urgent Care Centre teams treat patients with minor injuries or illnesses such as:

  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Ear, nose, throat and eye problems
  • Minor cuts that may need stitches
  • Sprains, strains, sports injuries

Mental health or addiction support

Call the 24-hour Access Line at 1-866-550-5205 or visit the website.

For information on services at Niagara Health click here


 

- In the community -

In non-emergency situations, your first option should be your family doctor or nurse practitioner. 

Other options include:

  • Walk-in clinics
  • Visit Healthcare Options at Ontario.ca/HealthcareOptions
  • Call Telehealth 1-866-797-0000 for information and advice from a registered nurse anytime
  • Call 211 for information about healthcare in Niagara
  • Please bring a list of your medications to all medical appointments.

Empower.ca

Visit Empower.ca for a list of healthcare providers available in the community.

From family doctors accepting new patients, walk-in clinics, wellness clinics, pharmacies to hospitals, find your nearest healthcare options anytime, any day.

Niagara Health System