A family health-care provider, such as a family doctor, provides health care to you and your family, including health advice, examinations, prescriptions, vaccinations, and referrals to other health specialists, programs, and service. A family health-care provider will understand your health history and provide ongoing care.
The government of Ontario has a Health Care Connect program to help Ontario residents find a family health-care provider:
TTY: INFOline: 1-800-387-5559
Click here to learn more about Health Care Connect
Family Health teams provide primary health care and information about healthy living to patients. There are a number of Family Health Teams across Simcoe County that generally consist of a team of health providers, such as doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, and other health-care professionals. The North Simcoe Muskoka Healthline has an online directory, which covers most of the geographic region of Simcoe County.
Click here to visit the North Simcoe Muskoka Healthline website.