Ontario. Ministry of Health

Site: Toronto - University Avenue

Service: Public Health Care

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Contact Information
Office Phone 416-327-4327
ServiceOntario: 416-314-5518
Toll Free Phone 1-800-268-1153
ServiceOntario: 1-866-532-3161
Telehealth Ontario: 1-866-797-0000
TTY Phone ServiceOntario: 1-800-387-5559
Telehealth Ontario: 1-866-797-0007
Fax 416-327-8497
Website www.health.gov.on.ca
Primary Executive Christine Elliott, Minister of Health
Address & Map
438 University Ave, 8th Fl
Toronto, ON M5G 2K8
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) 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, 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

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


Services and Programs:
  • Assistive Devices Program
  • Health Care Options
  • Healthy Smiles Ontario
  • MedsCheck
  • Ontario Health Insurance Plan
  • Ontario Public Drug Programs
  • Ontario's Fertility Program
  • Pharmacy Smoking Cessation Program
  • Radiation Health Response Plan
  • ServiceOntario INFOline
  • Sexual Health Infoline Ontario/The Mainline
  • Trillium Drug Program
  • Dental Care For Low-Income Seniors
  • Illegal Billing
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
Telehealth Ontario: Daily 24 hours
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Residents of Ontario
Application Call or visit
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial Government
Date Updated 14 Nov 2019
Subjects
Service Categories Health Facility Licensing ; Provincial/Territorial Government Departments ~ Health Issues ; Provincial/Territorial Government Departments ~ Long Term Care Issues

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