Where to find Care

Virtual Care NS

VirtualCareNS provides Nova Scotians on the Need a Family Practice Registry with free, online visits with a primary care provider (doctor or nurse practitioner) until they are placed with a permanent family practice.

Looking for a Primary Care Provider?

Go to:
“Need a Family Practice Registry”

Where to Go for Health Care

When you may not be able to see your primary care provider and you require urgent treatment. You may also not have a primary care provider. Here is how to start.

Community Pharmacy Primary Care Clinic

These pharmacist-led clinics provide an extended suite of pharmacy primary care services at no charge to people with a valid Nova Scotia Health Card.

Blood Collection Locations

All blood collection services now require booked appointments. Visit this site to find Blood Collection Sites and for information on how to book an appointment.

Mobile Primary Care Clinics

Emergency Department Wait Times

If you need help immediately, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency department no matter the estimated wait time. The estimated wait times listed on the site are based on those at the lower end of the triage scale.

Temporary service and facility closure notices