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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Community Health Care Services Available This Holiday Season

The winter season brings an increased demand for health services. Knowing how to access these services is critical for many individuals and families. During the holiday season, some health care providers may have revised hours of operation. To find out where you can access non-emergency care including walk-in clinics, urgent care, pharmacies, crisis intervention and health information lines, please visit Non-emergency medical care services are also featured on -a free, comprehensive online resource featuring up-to-date information on health and home support services available across communities in southeastern Ontario.

As a service to the community, the South East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is asking local media and health system partners to kindly share this information, including the attached social media post, with respective networks to help inform the community about how and where they can access non-emergency services this holiday season.

“Our patients and our communities of care are our number one priority. We would like to share the non-emergency services available throughout our region, which includes the communities of Quinte, Rural Hastings, Rural Frontenac, Lennox and Addington, Kingston and Lanark, Leeds and Grenville, to help ensure that those who require care, can access the care they need, when they need it.”
- Paul Huras, CEO, South East LHIN

Quick Facts
  • The South East LHIN is responsible for planning, managing and funding health care at the local level, as well as the delivery and coordination of home and community care.
  • One of 14 LHINs the South East LHIN is driven to design and deliver quality, patient-centred health care to achieve the vision of “Better System, Better Care” and meet the needs of residents who call this region home.
  • Committed to ensuring health care services maximize available resources, are aligned with regional and provincial priorities, and meet local needs and priorities, the LHIN continues to work with the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, in partnership with patients, families, health service providers and health care innovators to transform the health care system in Ontario – today and into the future.
  • provides access to information on over 3,000 health and home support services available to residents in the South East region.
  • The site is accessed over 30,000 times each month by patients, the public, and health care providers. 

For more information:

Lisa Nightingale
Communications Coordinator South East LHIN
613-967-0196, ext. 2202
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