811 Service

Primary Health Care

At Sprinhill CEC


Nova Scotians may access health information and advice by dialing 811. Registered Nurses are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide reassurance concerning general health issues and questions. Health information and advice may include self-care at home or a recommendation to see a care provider or visit a local emergency department.

Callers may also obtain information about health-related services available in their community. Services are available in French through bi-lingual staff or many other languages through a third-party language interpretation service.

811 is available for non-urgent health-related issues and questions. For more information about 811, go to 811.novascotia.ca.

Nova Scotians are encouraged to contact 911 in emergency situations.