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Holiday season non-emergency medical access

If you or a loved one are not feeling well over the holidays, here are some resources available near you.
Medical Care   •   Pharmacies   •   Mental Health Crisis Lines

Have shortness of breath or chest pains?
For immediate medical attention, please call 9-1-1 or go to your nearest
Emergency Department.


Medical Care 

Twisted your ankle? Scrapes, bumps and bruises?
Get treatment for non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries


Your family doctor or nurse practitioner * Check for possible after-hours clinics
Telehealth Ontario
Running a fever?
Call a registered nurse for confidential health advice
1-866-797-0000
Daily 24 hours
Main St West Urgent Care - Hamilton
690 Main St W  
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Daily 9am-9pm
St Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton
Urgent Care Centre
2757 King St E
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Daily 8am-10pm
Niagara Health System - Port Colborne
260 Sugarloaf St  
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Daily 24 hours
Prompt Doc Urgent Care Clinic - St Catharines
Urgent Care Clinic
532 Lake St
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Holidays 9am-3pm
Brant Community Healthcare System - Paris
238 Grand River St N  
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* during regular business hours, people looking for a family health care provider can contact Health Care Connect



Pharmacies 

Find medical supplies and speak to a pharmacist on Christmas and New Year's Day
(see also the complete list of pharmacies in the South West)

Bruce County (central)
519-832-3196
1199 Goderich St (Hwy 21)  
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Holidays 9am-10pm
Bruce County (southeast)
519-396-6220
781 Broadway St  
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Holidays 10am-6pm
Grey County (north)
519-371-0751
963 2nd Ave E  
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Holidays 10am-5pm
London (east)
519-457-9505
1920 Dundas St E  
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Holidays 8am-12noon
London (south)
519-668-7771
1286 Jalna Blvd, Unit 5  
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Holidays 10am-2pm
London (southeast)
519-649-0844
645 Commissioners Rd E, Ste 106  
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Daily 24 hours
Oxford County (central)
519-421-4272
310 Juliana Dr  
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Dec 25 10am-4pm
Dec 26 10am-2pm
Jan 1 10am-4pm
Oxford County (southwest)
519-842-3521
200 Broadway  
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Holidays 10am-6pm
Oxford County (west)
519-485-2300
19 King St E  
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Holidays 10am-5pm
Perth County (south)
519-273-7200
150 Huron St  
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Holidays 9am-10am




Mental Health Crisis Lines 

Distressed, frightened, or unable to cope?
Reach out for trained and caring help

Bruce and Grey Counties
Canadian Mental Health Association
Mental Health Crisis Line
Crisis Line: 1-877-470-5200
Daily 24 hours
Elgin County
Canadian Mental Health Association
Short Term Crisis Intervention
Crisis Line: 1-888-631-2180
Daily 24 hours
Huron and Perth Counties
Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance
Helpline and Crisis Response Team
Crisis Line: 1-888-829-7484
Daily 24 hours
London and Middlesex County
London and District Distress Centre
Crisis Response Line
Crisis Line: 1-866-933-2023
Daily 24 hours
Oxford County
Canadian Mental Health Association
Crisis and Outreach Response
Crisis Line: 1-877-339-8342
Daily 24 hours
ConnexOntario Helplines
Free and confidential health services information
Drug and Alcohol: 1-800-565-8603
Mental Health: 1-866-531-2600
Problem Gambling: 1-888-230-3505
Daily 24 hours
KidsHelp Phone
Free and confidential counselling for youth ages 20 and younger
1-800-668-6868
Daily 24 hours
Lesbian, Gay, Bi Youth Line Support Line: 1-800-268-9688
Mon-Fri, Sun 4pm-9:30pm
Trans Lifeline 1-877-330-6366
Daily 24 hours