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Health811 is a free and confidential telephone service that provides health advice or general health information from a Registered Nurse, and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Health insurance is not required to use Health811. This service provides advice about health-related concerns such as health symptoms, illness, injury, nutrition, and healthy lifestyles.  Information is available in English and French, and translation support is available for other languages.  

Dial: 811
TTY: 1-866-797-0007

Health811 also provides information on finding a local health care provider and more. You may search for a doctor or health care provider using different filters (languages, service area, accessibility, etc.)

Family Health Care Provider

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:

Toll-free: 1-800-445-1822
TTY: 1-800-387-5559 

Do you have a question about your health or the health of your family?  Health Connection is a local service, provided by the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit. It is staffed by nurses and public health inspectors who can help you get the information and advice you need, and connect you with community programs and services.

They can answer questions about:

  • immunizations
  • parenting
  • breastfeeding and child nutrition
  • common illnesses and infections
  • well water testing, and more.

They can connect you with:

  • prenatal classes and parenting programs
  • quit smoking workshops
  • immunization clinics
  • sexual health clinics
  • inspectors for safe food and water, and more.

Walk-in/After Hours Clinics

A walk-in /after hours clinic provides access to medical advice, assessment and treatment for minor illnesses and injuries such as cuts, bruises, minor infections, sprains and skin conditions. An experienced nurse or doctor is available, and an appointment is not necessary. You can also visit a walk-in/after hours clinic if you don’t currently have a family doctor or if your doctor’s office is closed.

The information listed below was provided by 211 Community Connection. 

Walk-in Clinics
Alliston Alliston Walk-in Clinic
30 Dunham Dr 
Alliston, ON L9R 0G1
BarrieBarrie Medical Clinics Inc, Bell Farm Road Location
Georgian Professional Centre 
125 Bell Farm Rd, Ste 101 
Barrie, ON L4M 6L2
705-726-1544 (Answering machine, recorded information only)
Barrie Barrie Medical Clinics Inc, Essa Rd Location
555 Essa Rd, Unit 28 
Barrie, ON L4N 6A9
705-726-1544 (Answering machine, recorded information only)
Barrie Barrie Medical Clinics Inc, Wellington Street West Location
121 Wellington St W, South Wing, Ste 112 
Barrie, ON L4N 1L2
705-726-1544 (Answering machine, recorded information only)
Barrie Barrie Medical Clinics Inc, Yonge Street (Painswick) Location
505 Yonge St, Ste 201 
Barrie, ON L4N 4E1
705-726-1544 (Answering machine, recorded information only)
Collingwood Collingwood After Hour Clinic
Collingwood Health Centre 
186 Erie St, Suite 100 
Collingwood, ON L9Y 4T3
BradfordSouth Simcoe Medical Walk-in Clinic
239 Holland St W 
Bradford, ON L3Z 1H9
Orillia Orillia Family Health Network, After Hours Medical Clinic
210 Memorial Ave, Suite 106 
Orillia, ON L3V 7V1

Urgent Care Centres

Emergency trained doctors and other health care professionals are available at urgent care centres to treat urgent but non-life threatening illnesses or injuries, such as sprains, strains, minor burns and/or injuries that require stitches.

The information listed below was provided by 211 Community Connection. 

Urgent Care Centre ​
Huronia Urgent Care Clinic480 Huronia Rd, Ste 102 
Barrie, ON L4N 6M2

Hospitals and Emergency Rooms

Hospitals provide a number of programs and services that vary depending on the needs of the community. Programs and services can include emergency services, mental health and addiction, critical care, family birthing units, paediatric care, surgeries, or rehabilitation therapy services.

The Emergency Room (ER) at the hospital is for medical emergencies and for patients with a serious injury or illness. An emergency room doctor or nurse will assess the patient’s condition and decide on the required medical treatment.  The emergency room is open 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week and no appointment is needed.  When you call 911 on the telephone for emergency services, the ambulance will take you to the emergency room at a hospital.

The information listed below was provided by 211 Community Connection. 

Collingwood General and Marine Hospital459 Hume St
Collingwood, ON L9Y 1W9
Georgian Bay General Hospital1112 St Andrew’s Dr
Midland, ON
Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital170 Colborne St W
Orillia, ON L3V 2Z3
Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre201 Georgian Dr
Barrie, ON L4M 6M2
Stevenson Memorial Hospital200 Fletcher Cres
Alliston, ON L9R 1W7