Primary Care Access Clinic in Barrington, Saturday, June 3
To help enhance access to health services for those impacted by wildfires and others, people can call to book an appointment for non-urgent care with a physician at a Primary Care Access Clinic being held in Barrington on Saturday, June 3. The clinic will take place:
Barrington Same Day Access Clinic, Saturday, June 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Barrington Health Centre - 3695 Highway 3, Barrington Passage
Call for appointment: 902-637-1278.
Appointment phone line open until 3 p.m. today, Friday, June 2 and lines will open again Sat. June 3 at 8:30 a.m. Please call back if unable to get through. Do not leave a message.
The Primary Care Access Clinic is for non-urgent health concerns and is not an emergency service. Lab and diagnostic imaging will not be available. People can make an appointment for concerns such as:
- Prescription refills or renewals based on assessment (controlled substances will not be refilled)
- Minor respiratory symptoms (cough, cold, flu)
- Sore throat
- Minor gastrointestinal concerns (vomiting and diarrhea)
- Cough, flu, or cold symptoms
- Urinary tract infections
- Muscle pain
Other options for care include:
- Visit an emergency department if you are experiencing an emergency. Anyone with urgent medical needs should call 911.
- Nova Scotians who are on the Need a Family Practice Registry may access VirtualCareNS, which provides free, temporary access to primary health care. Visit virtualcarens.ca to register or request a virtual visit. VirtualCareNS is not an emergency service.
- For general health advice and information call 811, which is a service offered 24 hours a day, seven days a week by experienced registered nurses.
- The provincial Mental Health and Addictions Crisis Line can also be reached 24/7 by calling 1-888-429-8167.
Additional local resources are available at www.nshealth.ca/wheretogoforhealthcare.