Temporary mobile primary care service for Digby, Weymouth and surrounding communities
Nova Scotia Health's primary and public health teams, in partnership with Emergency Health Services (EHS) and key community partners, are providing a mobile primary care clinic beginning on Saturday, November 19 in Weymouth, and on Saturday, December 3 in Digby. Dates and locations are listed below.
This is a temporary service to help bridge a gap in accessing primary care for people in this area. The clinic can only address non-urgent, low-acuity health issues and is not an emergency service. See a list of concerns below if you are unsure where to go.
Care will be provided by a doctor or nurse practitioner.
Weymouth Medical Centre, 4453 Evangeline Trail, Weymouth
- November 19, 2022, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- November 20, 2022, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- December 10, 2022, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- December 11, 2022, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Digby Curling Centre, 27 Shreve Street, Digby
- December 3, 2022, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- December 4, 2022, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Note: This is not a walk-in clinic. To schedule an appointment, please call 1-800-410-6672. Phone lines will open beginning at 9 a.m. on the Thursday before each weekend clinic and will remain open until the appointments are filled.
Health needs that may be addressed at the mobile primary care clinic include:
- Prescription refills or renewals (excluding controlled substances)
- Mild abdominal pain
- Mild strains/sprains
- Mild Headaches
- 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 of the following:
- Stroke/facial awareness
- New onset of weakness
- Heart attack/chest pain or tightness
- Unable to wake/unconscious
- Sudden onset 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 lab or diagnostic imaging services at the mobile clinic.
Please note other options for care:
- Do not hesitate to 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 now 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, 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
- Additional local resources available at www.nshealth.ca/wheretogoforhealthcare
The number of appointments each day is limited.
A COVID screening will be part of your registration process.
Please have your health card ready upon arrival and bring a list of your medications.
We will keep communities updated as future dates and additional locations are determined or if there are changes in the current schedule.