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Get medical advice: Telehealth Ontario

Posted by Steve Jones

Wed, Mar 2, 2016


Get fast, free medical advice through Telehealth Ontario

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Have you ever worried and wondered what to do about your baby's fever, or that strange rash?  How about the time you went to the hospital emergency and they just sent you home or made you wait for 7 hours before seeing a triage nurse. 

A phone call to Ontario's Telehealth phone line might have saved you a lot of time and anxiety.

The toll-free service is not intended to replace emergency services    In a medical emergency, don’t call Telehealth. Call 911 immediately.  

How Telehealth works

When you call Telehealth, a Registered Nurse will ask you questions so they can assess your health problem and give you advice.They will direct you to the most appropriate level of care or may put you in contact with a health professional who can advise you on your next steps.

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Topics: In-Home Care, Medical Care, Emergency Care