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.
and you will have access to non-emergency health information and services.
For more information, contact us at:
Primary Health Care
PO Box 488
Halifax, NS B3J 2R8