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The emergency number for fire, ambulance and police. The police classify a real emergency as any situation that requires immediate assistance when the safety of people is at risk. This includes crimes in progress, car accidents, fires or medical emergencies. 911 can be called from any pay phone at no charge.

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (C.P.S.O.)

The C.P.S.O. is the self-regulating body for the province’s medical profession. Contact the C.P.S.O. if you are looking for a doctor accepting new patients.

Phone: 416-967-02626
Toll Free 1-800-268-7096 Ext. 626
Website: cpso.on.ca


MedVisit doctors make house calls for non-emergency medical problems. They tend to patients of all ages—infants, children, teens, seniors and other adults. MedVisit does not charge any fees. All services are covered by your health (OHIP) card.

Phone: 416-631-3000 (Greater Toronto Area)
Website: medvisit.ca

The Ontario Dental Association (O.D.A.)

The O.D.A. is a member-based organization that represents more than 80 per cent of the dentists in Ontario. You can contact the association to find a dentist in your area who is a member and is accepting new patients.

Phone: 416-922-3900
Website: oda.on.ca

Telehealth Ontario

Free, confidential telephone access to health advice or general health information from a registered nurse 24 hours a day. Telehealth helps you decide if you should care for yourself, make an appointment with your doctor, go to a clinic, contact a community service or go to a hospital emergency room.

Phone: 1-866-797-0000
T.T.Y.: 1-866-797-0007

Canadian Diabetes Association

The Canadian Diabetes Association is a charitable organization that promotes the health of Canadians through diabetes research, education, service and advocacy.

Phone: 416-363-3373
Toll Free: 1-800-226-8464
Fax: 416-363-3393
Email: info@diabetes.ca

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