Ontario. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care - Telehealth Ontario

Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-866-797-0000
TTY Phone 1-866-797-0007
Crisis Phone Call 911 in emergencies
Website www.ontario.ca/page/get-medical-advice-telehealth-ontario
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Physical Access Not Applicable
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Ontario Health Line Tele Health Ministere de la Sante et des Soins de Longue Duree
Former Name Tele Health
Agency Information
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Established 2000
Funding Provincial - MHLTC
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Free, confidential access to registered nurses trained to help people decide about appropriate options for care * provides health advice or general health information

Breastfeeding support and advice is available daily 24 hours

Does not provide a diagnosis nor does it replace the need for regular medical check-ups

Specialized support for dementia caregivers: Nurses will connect family caregivers of people with dementia to support, advice, and referral, particularly when other services are closed
Hours Daily 24 hours
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Residents of Ontario * health insurance number not required
Application No referral required - call
Languages English ; French
Fees Free
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Breastfeeding Support Programs ; Medical Information Lines ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Families/Friends of People with Alzheimer's Disease

Agency Overview

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