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Organization: Ontario. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care  
Phone Numbers: ServiceOntario: 416-341-5518
Toll-Free: ServiceOntario: 1-866-532-3161
Telehealth Ontario: 1-866-797-0000
Teletype: ServiceOntario: 1-800-387-5559
Hepburn Block
80 Grosvenor St, 10th Fl
Toronto, ON
M7A 2C4
Intersection: Bay St and Grosvenor St
Location: Toronto (Old Toronto)
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
Executives: Dr Eric Hoskins - Minister of Health and Long Term Care
Service Description: Responsible for administering and coordonating the health care system and providing services to the Ontario public through such programs as health insurance, drug benefits, assistive devices, care for the mentally ill, long-term care, home care, community and public health * regulates hospitals and nursing homes, and co-ordinates emergency health services

Wait Times Data for medical procedures in Ontario is available on the Ministry website

Refugee HealthLine 1-866-286-4770 temporary toll-free, multi-lingual telephone line to connect refugees to health care providers * registry of health care providers who offer transitional care and services for refugees * providers, organizations, practices, clinics that are involved in the Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP) and/or the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) can register
Health Care Connect - Referral service to link Ontario residents without a regular family health care provider with physicians and nurse practitioners who are accepting new patients
Telehealth Ontario - Free, confidential access to registered nurses trained to help individuals decide about appropriate options for care * provides health advice or general health information * callers can be connected to medication information and health information audiotapes

Fees: None
Languages: English ; French
Language Note: French programs offered * French publications and website
Area(s) Served: Ontario
See Also: Health Planning

This information was last completely updated on 11/9/2015

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