free access to a registered nurse
Now help is close at hand. You do not need to provide your health insurance number and all information is confidential.
It doesn't hurt to call.
*Please note there are different telephone numbers for rostered and non-rostered patients.
Rostered patients: 1-866-553-7205
non-Rostered patients: 1-866-797-0000
How does telehealth ontario work?
When you call Telehealth Ontario, you will be talking directly with a Registered Nurse. You will be asked to describe your symptoms and answer questions to best assess the seriousness of the problem. Based on the assessment, the Registered Nurse can either advise self care, recommend a visit to a health practioner or, give you the phone numbers of community resources nearest you. The Telehealth Ontario service is provided in English and French, with translation support for other languages and a direct TTY number for those with hearing and speech difficulties. Callers can also be connected to medication information and health information audio tapes.
When Should I Call?
When you have a general health question and nowhere to turn, call Telehealth Ontario.
Within minutes your questions will be answered, providing you with peace of mind.