Mobile Primary Care Clinics (last updated Feb. 3, 2023)

The mobile primary care clinic was created through Nova Scotia Health’s Innovation Hub and is a partnership between Nova Scotia Health, Emergency Health Services, key community partners and PRAXES Medical Group.

Care is provided by doctors, nurse practitioners, nurses, paramedics and other primary care providers.

These are a temporary service to ensure we are bridging a gap in primary care services currently being experienced around the province.

Types of concerns addressed at the mobile primary care clinic include:

  • Prescription refills or renewals (excluding prescriptions related to controlled substances)
  • Mild strains/sprains
  • Mild Headaches
  • Earaches
  • Sore throat
  • Minor infections
  • Skin and eye irritations
  • Mild asthma
  • Minor respiratory issues
  • Cough, flu, or cold symptoms
  • Urinary tract infections

The clinic cannot address urgent or life-threatening concerns. You will need to call 911 if you are experiencing any the following:

  • Stroke/facial awareness
  • New onset of weakness
  • Heart attack/chest pain or tightness
  • Unable to wake/unconscious
  • Sudden unset of severe headache or confusion
  • Seizure and/or head injury
  • Major assault
  • Severe difficulty breathing or trouble speaking
  • Uncontrolled or severe bleeding
  • Major trauma, such as loss of limb or laceration
  • Severe allergic reaction
  • Severe burns

There will not be access to blood collection or diagnostic imaging (DI) services.  There will be point of care testing available for strep throat, urinary tract infections, and some STI’s.  

More about this service

Location and times

6960 Mumford Road, Halifax
(near Shoppers Drug Mart)

Clinic schedule:

  • Saturday, Feb. 4 from 9 a.m. to 4:20 p.m.
  • Sunday, Feb. 5  from 9 a.m. to 4:20 p.m.

This is a temporary service to provide an appropriate primary care setting for an increased number of people experiencing mild or moderate health concerns.

This is a drop-in clinic. Please come to the site in person to be seen or receive an appointment time. Depending on wait times, you may be able leave and return for your appointment. Please speak to clinic staff about this option.

Upon arrival, you will be asked the reason for your visit to ensure we are able to treat your concern. If yes, you will be screened for COVID-19 prior to receiving your appointment time. 

Antigonish Market Square
149 Church Street, Unit 686

Clinic schedule:​

  • Saturday, Feb. 4 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, Feb. 5 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

These are not drop-in clinics. To schedule an appointment, please call 1-902-578-3829. Phone lines open at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 28 and will remain open until the appointments are filled. The number of appointments each day is limited. You will be screened for COVID-19 prior to receiving your appointment time.

Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton
462 Main Street (Primary Care Clinic entrance – look for signage next to the door)

Clinic schedule:

  • Sunday, Feb. 5 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 7 from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, Feb. 12 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 14 from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, Feb. 19 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 21 from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, Feb. 26 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.

The Middleton clinics are drop-in clinics. Please do not call Soldiers Memorial Hospital in advance. You will be asked the reason for your visit to ensure we are able to treat your concern. If we are able to help you, you will be screened for acute viral respiratory infection and given an approximate appointment time.

Harbour South Medical Clinic
235 Main Street, Yarmouth

Clinic schedule:

  • Saturday, Feb. 4 from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, Feb. 5 from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

These are drop-in clinics. Please do not call Harbour South Medical Clinic in advance.

You will be asked the reason for your visit to ensure we are able to treat your concern. If we are able to help you, you will be screened for acute viral respiratory infection and given an approximate appointment time.

Grand Lake Road Fire Hall
850 Grand Lake Road, Sydney 

*The clinic will address non-urgent, low-acuity respiratory issues only.

Clinic schedule:

  • Sunday, February 5 from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, February 12 from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 16 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 23 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Types of concerns that may be addressed at the clinic include:

  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
  • Influenza
  • COVID
  • Shortness of breath
  • Cough
  • Ear pain
  • Sore throat

These are not drop- in clinics. Appointments can be booked by phone by calling (902) 574-3275. Phone lines will open at 3:30 p.m. on clinic days taking place from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Phone lines for the Sunday clinics will open at 9:00 a.m.

Digby General Hospital Consultant’s Clinic
75 Warwick Street, Digby

Clinic schedule:

  • Tuesday, February 7 from 12:00 to 7:00 p.m.

This is not a drop- in clinic. To schedule an appointment, please call 1-800-410-6672. Phone lines open at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 1 and will remain open until the appointments are filled. The number of appointments each day is limited.

Weymouth Medical Centre
4453 Evangeline Trail, Weymouth

Clinic schedule:

  • Wednesday, February 8 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 9 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

These are not drop- in clinics. To schedule an appointment, please call 1-800-410-6672. Phone lines open at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 1 and will remain open until the appointments are filled. The number of appointments each day is limited.

Please check back as additional times and dates for the clinic will be updated here when they become available.

How do I prepare for my appointment?

Please have your health card ready upon arrival and bring a list of your medications.