Provincial Telehealth Services
There are a variety of free and confidential telehealth services run by the public health authorities in each province and territory. Though services differ slightly from province to province, generally these government-run programs link users with healthcare professionals (such as public health nurses) through the phone. Once on the phone, users can ask for medical advice on a range of non-emergency topics such as whether or not to handle the situation at home or if the issue requires a visit to the doctors office. Many of these provincial services also have COVID-19 self-assessments which can help determine next steps if youre experiencing symptoms of COVID-19.
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