Walk-in Medical Clinic
You can go to the nearest walk-in medical clinic without appointment to see a doctor or nurse. Doctors will be visiting you on a first-come-first-serve basis. You need to take your health (OHIP) card with you.
To find the closest center you can:
- Search online to find a walk-in medical clinic in the vicinity.
- Search for a clinic by location and type of service using the link https://www.ontario.ca/locations/health/
Community Health Centre (CHC)
You can also go to a Community Health Centre (CHC). Community Health Centres (CHCs) are non-profit organizations that provide primary health care for individuals, families and communities and have health professionals such as doctors, nurses, and nurse practitioners on staff.
If you do not have family doctor and also do not have OHIP, you might be able to get health care services at a Community Health Centre (CHC). There are health professionals including doctors, nurses, and nurse practitioners to help you. You may find a community health center in your area using the link https://www.aohc.org/find-a-centre
You can call 1-866-797-0000 and talk to a registered nurse and ask about health concerns, or describe symptoms you have. The nurse will help you to decide if you should go to a hospital emergency room, if you can wait to go to a doctor the next day, or if you can look after yourself at home. Telehealth Ontario phone service is free of charge, confidential and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.