By dialing just three numbers, 8-1-1, you will have access to non-emergency health information and services. If you are hearing-impaired and would like to access this service, call 7-1-1 (TTY).

When you call 811, Registered Nurses will give you the advice and information you need and provide reassurance concerning all kinds of general health issues and questions. Advice and information may include a recommendation to see your doctor or visit your local emergency department. You can also obtain information about health issues and services available in your community.

If you are unable to reach 811 by dialing 8-1-1 from your telephone or hand held device, please contact your telephone service provider. In some cases, local telephone service providers may not be able to support 8-1-1 dialing. If this is the case, you may access the 811 service using the following 10-digit number: 866-770-7763 from a telephone registered in Nova Scotia only.

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