York Region (Region of)

Site: Administrative Centre

Service: Health Connection, Public health-related information

Record Details
Toll Free Phone 1-800-361-5653 
 
Option of leaving a message 24 hours/day * if message left after hours, Health Connection staff will respond to calls on the next business day
TTY Phone 1-866-252-9933
E-Mail accessyork@york.ca
Website www.york.ca/healthconnection
Funding Regional / Municipal
Description (Service) Offers confidential up-to-date, accurate information and advice on public health-related topics, resources, services and other community programs, including: 
 
Family health: pregnancy, breastfeeding, parenting, feeding baby & child, sleep, injury prevention 
 
Infectious disease: disease outbreak, vaccines, school immunization and records 
 
Sexual health: sexual health clinic, contraceptive, pregnancy test, STI and other information 
 
Sexually transmitted infection (STI): reports on STI or post exposure of blood-borne infections 
 
Health protection: food safety, rabies, safe water and health hazards 
 
Dental health: education, child dental programs, looking for a dentist
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * automated line has recorded messages on current health issues and is available Mon-Sun 24 hours * voicemail messages will be returned the next business day * after hours emergency access is also provided
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility No restrictions
Application No application required
Languages English ; Translation services are available
Fees None
Located In Community York Region
Physical Access Not Applicable
Service Categories Medical Information Lines

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