Every fall the flu goes around.
Most Ontarians who get the flu will be able to manage their symptoms at home, but some people who get the flu may need help from a health care provider.
If you or your child are sick, or if you don’t know what to do next, this tool can help.
This self-assessment tool is intended to provide guidance only. It is not intended to provide or take the place of medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.. Always consult your health care provider for any questions regarding any medical related questions.
You can also call Telehealth Ontario 1-866-797-0000 (TTY: 1-866-797-0007) at any time to talk to a registered nurse.
Call 911 right away or take your child to the nearest hospital emergency department if your child has a new onset or worsening of the following symptoms:
If you don’t have any of these symptoms, then please start the appropriate assessment below.
Call the ServiceOntario INFOline at 1-877-844-1944
TTY (Toronto) 416-327-4282
Hours of operation : 8:30am - 5:00pm
Visit Telehealth Ontario or call 1-866-797-0000
Hours of operation : 24 hours, 7 days a week
Visit ontario.ca/healthcareoptions or call 1-866-330-6206.To find a health care provider
If you don’t have a health care provider, you can register for the Health Care Connect program. Visit ontario.ca/healthcareconnect or call 1-800-445-1822.