8-1-1 HealthLink (aka 811)

Provided by: Government of Nova Scotia - Department of Health and Wellness (aka DHW)

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Contact Details

Toll Free:
8-1-1
Within Nova Scotia

Toll Free:
1-866-770-7763
Within Nova Scotia * When a local phone cannot dial 8-1-1

TTY:
7-1-1

Website:
https://811.novascotia.ca

Service Description

* COVID-19 UPDATE - 8-1-1 is experiencing higher than normal call volumes * It will take longer than usual to respond to your call * To use the COVID-19 self-assessment online tool, visit 8-1-1 website https://811.novascotia.ca/

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Provides telephone access to a registered nurse who can give advice and information concerning all kinds of general health issues and questions. Advice and information may include a recommendation to see your doctor or visit your local emergency department. You can also obtain information about services available in your community.

Website provides searchable information on a variety of health topics.

If there is a medical emergency, please call 9-1-1.

Eligibility

Open to all

Service Info

Application Process:
Dial 8-1-1

Documents Required:
No documents required

Fees:
No fees

Languages:
English * French * Interpretation in other languages available through a 3rd party service

Coverage Area:
Nova Scotia

Locations

8-1-1 HealthLink

No Physical Location
, NS

Toll Free:
8-1-1
Within Nova Scotia

Toll Free:
1-866-770-7763
Within Nova Scotia * When a local phone cannot dial 8-1-1

TTY:
7-1-1

Website:
https://811.novascotia.ca

Hours of Operation:
Medical information line is a 24-hour service

Accessibility:
Not applicable

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8-1-1 HealthLink

Address:
No Physical Location
NS

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Site Info

Toll Free:
8-1-1
Within Nova Scotia

Toll Free:
1-866-770-7763
Within Nova Scotia * When a local phone cannot dial 8-1-1

TTY:
7-1-1

Website:
https://811.novascotia.ca

Hours of Operation:
Medical information line is a 24-hour service

Accessibility:
Not applicable

Coverage Area:
Nova Scotia

Service Info

Application Process:
Dial 8-1-1

Documents Required:
No documents required

Fees:
No fees

Languages:
English * French * Interpretation in other languages available through a 3rd party service

Coverage Area:
Nova Scotia

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