Program: Ontario. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Phone Numbers: ServiceOntario: 416-314-5518
Toll-Free: ServiceOntario: 1-866-532-3161
Telehealth Ontario: 1-866-797-0000
Teletype: ServiceOntario: 1-800-387-5559
Telehealth Ontario: 1-866-797-0007
Website: www.health.gov.on.ca
Address:
Hepburn Block
80 Grosvenor St, 10th Fl
Toronto, ON
M7A 2C4
Intersection: Bay St and Grosvenor St
Location: Toronto (Old Toronto)
Accessibility:
Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
Telehealth Ontario: Daily 24 hours
Executives: Eric Hoskins, MD - Minister of Health and Long Term Care
Service Description: Responsible for administering and coordinating 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) 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 doctors and nurse practitioners who are accepting new patients

Telehealth Ontario - Free, confidential access to registered nurses trained to help people decide about appropriate options for care * provides health advice or general health information on topics including:
  • breastfeeding
  • medications and drug interactions
  • depression, suicide and other mental health concerns
  • teen health and issues
  • food and healthy living
  • illnesses and injuries that need medical care or are consistent



Fees: None
Application:
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Residents of Ontario
Languages: English ; French
Language Note: French programs, publications, and website * French interpretation available upon request
Area(s) Served: Ontario
Print Materials:  Refugee Health Line Fact Sheet (2015)
See Also: Health Planning
Last Updated: 12/13/2017
Service Record URL: http://http://www.southwesthealthline.ca/displayService.aspx?id=14103

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