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Cobequid Community Health Centre

The Cobequid Community Health Centre (CCHC) is a unique, leading edge ambulatory care facility providing a range of health and social services to Nova Scotians.

Contact

Administrative Switchboard: 902-869-6100

Parking

Cobequid Community Health Centre has a paid parking lot for patients and visitors. When you enter the parking lot you will be given a ticket. Take this ticket with you into the health centre. When you leave, there are two machines to pay for your parking inside the main lobby and the emergency room waiting area. The machines accept cash or credit card. 

The following rates apply:

  • $1 per hour  up to a maximum of $5 a day (per single entry)

Cafeteria and Vending Machines

Tim Hortons, main level
Open Monday to Friday: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Bank Machines

There is a bank machine located in the main lobby.

Spiritual Spaces and Quiet Rooms

There is a place of prayer and meditation located on the upper level.  Requests for spiritual care can be made by patients, family members and/or any member of the inter-disciplinary health care team.  

Visiting Hours

You can learn more about current visitor restrictions here.
 

Mobile Primary Care Units

sun Apr 14 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
mon Apr 15 not available
tue Apr 16 not available
wed Apr 17 not available
thu Apr 18 not available
fri Apr 19 not available
sat Apr 20 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

There is no appointment necessary for this clinic.

Blood Collection Location

Specimen Testing Dropoff Site

Emergency Care Site

sun Apr 14 7:00 am - 12:00 am
mon Apr 15 7:00 am - 12:00 am
tue Apr 16 7:00 am - 12:00 am
wed Apr 17 7:00 am - 12:00 am
thu Apr 18 7:00 am - 12:00 am
fri Apr 19 7:00 am - 12:00 am
sat Apr 20 7:00 am - 12:00 am

The emergency department has a separate entrance on the main level. It is open daily from 7 a.m. to midnight. For after hours emergency service, please go to the Halifax Infirmary or Dartmouth General Hospital.

If you need help immediately, call 911.

To access the mental health mobile crisis team call 902-429-8167 or toll-free at 1-888-429-8167. This is a 24 hour, seven days a week phone service to help you or your loved one cope with mental health and addiction challenges in the moment. 

Water Testing Dropoff Site

sun Apr 14 Closed
mon Apr 15 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
tue Apr 16 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
wed Apr 17 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
thu Apr 18 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
fri Apr 19 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
sat Apr 20 Closed

Samples must be collected using the water sample bottles provided by NS Health. E.Coli & Coliform testing is a white top 100 ML bottle / Chemical & Mineral testing is a black top 200 ML bottle

Tel: (902) 869-7120

Water sample bottles available for pick-up Monday to Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Diabetes Centre

Clinics, Programs and Services

Asthma COPD Education Centre

Offered at 2 locations

Nova Scotia Health offers individual and family sessions with customized educational help for people with Asthma and COPD, and their support network.

Our best standards of care include disease self-management...

Cobequid Community Health Centre

A referral from your doctor or nurse practitioner is required.

Phone: 902-869-6140

Breast Screening (External Site)

Offered at 10 locations

Breast screening in Nova Scotia is administered by the Nova Scotia Breast Screening Program.

You can find them at https://nsbreastscreening.ca/

Colchester East Hants Health Centre

To book a screening appointment, women over the age of 40 who have no breast problems and no breast implants may self-refer by calling:

HRM: 473-3960

Toll-Free: 1-800-565-0548

A file will be made for you when you Call to book your screening mammogram appointment that includes your name, date of birth, mailing address and health card number. You do not need to have a doctor’s referral to make an appointment. However, please provide us with the name of your family doctor so that we can forward information regarding your mammogram results.

This service is available for all asymptomatic women over the age of 40 who have a current Canadian Health Card. Please have your health card ready when you call.

Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

Offered at 13 locations

Cardiac Rehabilitation is a program to support your heart health and management of cardiovascular risk factors to decrease your risk for cardiac events.  There are many benefits to attending cardiac...

Colchester East Hants Health Centre

Cardiac Maintenance Education Program

Phone: 902-893-5528
Fax: 902-893-3713

You need a physician referral to access this program.

CAT Scan (CT)

Offered at 13 locations

CAT scans are a series of images that are made by a highly sophisticated computer and X-ray machine. CAT scans give more detailed pictures of bone and soft tissue organs...

Colchester East Hants Health Centre

sun Apr 14 Unavailable
mon Apr 15 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
tue Apr 16 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
wed Apr 17 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
thu Apr 18 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
fri Apr 19 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
sat Apr 20 Unavailable

A referral from your doctor or nurse practitioner is required.

Tel: 902-893-4321

How do I cancel/change my appointment?

Please call 1-844-I-REBOOK (1-844-473-2665). You will be asked to select the location of your CT scan appointment.

You will be connected with a team member who can cancel your appointment and help arrange for a new appointment. 

Cobequid Youth Health Centre

Offered at 1 location

Cobequid Youth Health Centre provides a place for youth and their families to turn for help and support, in an environment of respect and confidentiality. Social workers advocate, navigate and...

Cobequid Community Health Centre

sun Apr 14 Unavailable
mon Apr 15 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
tue Apr 16 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
wed Apr 17 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
thu Apr 18 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
fri Apr 19 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
sat Apr 20 Unavailable

There is no formal referral process for this service, but please call one of the phone numbers listed above to make sure someone is in the office to see you before dropping in.

Enter main entrance of Cobequid Community Health Centre. Go straight down the hall, (past lab waiting room) we are located at the end on the left-hand side.(Because support staff also provide service to clients off site, please call before your visit to ensure someone is in the office to receive you)

Hip Arthritis and Hip Replacement

Offered at 14 locations

There are many options to help lower your pain and have a better quality of life when you have hip pain that is caused by arthritis. Knowing the tools to...

Camp Hill Veterans Memorial Building

A completed referral form and updated X-rays are required to process the referral. Primary health care providers will need to arrange to have X-rays completed within one year, with specific views as indicated on the referral form.

Contact:
2nd Floor, Outpatient Physiotherapy Department

Tel: 902-473-7187

This is an Orthopedic Assessment Clinic (OAC) and Pre-habilitation Program Location

Knee Arthritis and Knee Replacement

Offered at 15 locations

There are many options to help lower your pain and have a better quality of life when you have knee pain that is often caused by arthritis. Knowing the tools...

Topics

Camp Hill Veterans Memorial Building

A completed referral form and updated X-rays are required to process the referral. Primary health care providers will need to arrange to have X-rays completed within one year, with specific views as indicated on the referral form.

Contact:
2nd Floor, Outpatient Physiotherapy Department

Tel: 902-473-7187

This is an Orthopedic Assessment Clinic (OAC) and Pre-habilitation Program Location

Mammogram

Offered at 10 locations

This clinic, program or service is not administered by Nova Scotia Health. Information may be out of date. Please confirm details with the clinic, program, or service provider.

A mammogram is an x-ray image of the breast. It is used to help detect and diagnose breast diseases. Mammograms are used on women and men who have symptoms of...

Colchester East Hants Health Centre

sun Apr 14 Unavailable
mon Apr 15 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
tue Apr 16 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
wed Apr 17 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
thu Apr 18 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
fri Apr 19 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
sat Apr 20 Unavailable

Tel: 902-893-4321

Women or men that have symptoms of a breast problem should to go to the family doctor and get a referral.  

Women over the age of 40 with no breast problems or implants may self-refer by calling the numbers below. Please have your health card number ready when you call.

HRM: 902-473-3960 or Toll-Free: 1-800-565-0548

Nutrition Education and Counselling (Dietitians)

Offered at 22 locations

The following lists include some of the programs that are led by clinical dietitians. Please note that programs may vary by location. Please contact one of the locations listed below...

Colchester East Hants Health Centre

sun Apr 14 Unavailable
mon Apr 15 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
tue Apr 16 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
wed Apr 17 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
thu Apr 18 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
fri Apr 19 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
sat Apr 20 Unavailable

A primary care provider's referral is not required for this service at this location.

Contact

Tel: (902) 893-5528

Physiotherapy

Offered at 40 locations

Physiotherapy is the health care profession dedicated to enhancing and restoring your mobility through a variety of hands-on treatments, education and exercise prescription.

Physiotherapists are university-educated experts who can help...

Camp Hill Veterans Memorial Building

sun Apr 14 Unavailable
mon Apr 15 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
tue Apr 16 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
wed Apr 17 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
thu Apr 18 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
fri Apr 19 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
sat Apr 20 Unavailable

Physiotherapists are primary care professionals which means you can complete an Outpatient Self Referral to go directly to a physiotherapist.

In some circumstances your physician may be required to complete an Outpatient Physiotherapy Referral on your behalf.

Contact

Tel: 902-473-6308
Fax: 902-473-6229

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program

Offered at 5 locations

Pulmonary Rehabilitation (PR) is provided by a health care team and covered by MSI. PR combines exercise, education, and additional support to improve your overall health and well-being. Programs run...

Colchester East Hants Health Centre

Talk to your family doctor or a member of your health care team about being referred to your local PR Program. If you would like more info about the PR Program, please call the program nearest you.

Contact

Tel: 902-893-5520
Fax: 902-895-3572

Referral Form

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program

Offered at 21 locations

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANEs) are registered nurses who have completed specialized education and clinical preparation in medical forensic care for patients who have experienced sexual assault or abuse. Delivered...

Colchester East Hants Health Centre

SANE services are supportive, nonjudgmental and confidential. SANE care can be provided to you by doing one of the following:

  • Go to any open emergency department. At those centres where SANE Program response is provided, the staff will call the SANE. At other locations, staff will coordinate care or provide information regarding nearest SANE response site.
  • Call local police or RCMP
  • Through your primary health care provider
  • Call the SANE 24 hour response line for this area at 1-833-757-SANE (7263)

Ultrasound

Offered at 21 locations

Ultrasounds are used to view and take pictures of the organs inside your body. It uses high-frequency sound waves which cannot be heard. These sound waves bounce off of tissues...

Colchester East Hants Health Centre

sun Apr 14 Closed
mon Apr 15 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
tue Apr 16 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
wed Apr 17 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
thu Apr 18 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
fri Apr 19 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
sat Apr 20 Closed

A referral from your primary care provider is required to access this service.

Contact:

Tel: 902-893-4321

X-Ray

Offered at 41 locations

NOTICE: Appointment booking for X-Ray will be unavailable Wednesday, April 17 from 0000 – 0600 for routine IT updates. Thank you for your patience and we apologize for any inconvenience...

sun Apr 14 Unavailable
mon Apr 15 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
tue Apr 16 Unavailable
wed Apr 17 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
thu Apr 18 Unavailable
fri Apr 19 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
sat Apr 20 Unavailable

A referral (requisition) from your primary care provider and an appointment are required for an x-ray.

General inquiries:
Tel: 902-538-7653

Patients with requisitions for general x-rays can book an appointment at this location online at https://booking.nshealth.ca or call 902-473-7771 or toll-free at 1-833-952-2782, Monday to Friday, between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. to schedule an appointment.

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