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Ontario Health Initiatives

Your Health Care Options

Your Health Care Options

Knowing your health care options allows you to make better choices for you and your family's health care needs.

Use this website to explore the different health care choices available to you in your community.

Health care professionals

Need a doctor?

Are you looking for a family doctor or nurse practitioner? Start here to find health care professionals now accepting new patients.


Programs and Services

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Health Services in Your Community

Locations for many community health services are listed here, such as hospitals, Public Health Units and Community Care Access Centres.

Emergency Management

Emergency preparedness and disease outbreak information.

Ministry Programs

Government health and long-term care programs, benefits and services.

Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs)

LHINs are an important part of the evolution of health care in Ontario, moving from a collection of services that were often uncoordinated to a true health system.

In The Spotlight

Breast cancer screening

Breast Cancer

Ontario has expanded its breast cancer screening program to more women. Find out when you should start screening using this quick on-line tool.



There is a lot of information about vaccines on the Internet, but how do you know what's what? Immunization is the most effective way to protect yourself and your family against some very serious infections, and you can find everything you need to know about immunization in Ontario right here.