Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

Your Health Services

Health care professionals

Need a doctor?

Are you looking for a family doctor or nurse practitioner? Start here to find health care professionals now accepting new patients.


Find health care options

Use this service to explore the different health care choices available to you in your community.

Ontario Health Card

Ontario Health Insurance

Ontario residents can access free emergency and preventive medical care under OHIP, the Ontario Health Insurance Plan.

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Ontario Wait Times

Want to know how long you can expect to wait in an emergency room, for surgery or diagnostic imaging, or for home care? Search here.

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Prescription drug benefits

Find out information about the Ontario Drug Benefit Program.


Learn about free pharmacare for children and youth, coming in January 2018

Seniors' Care

Seniors' Care

If you are a senior, you have many options for care in your home, in supportive housing, in a retirement residence, or in a long-term care home.

Seniors Co-Payment Program changes
New eligibility requirements to pay less for prescription drugs

In The Spotlight

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Patients First

Patients First: A Proposal to Strengthen Patient-Centred Health Care in Ontario

As outlined in Patients First: Action Plan for Health Care, Ontario is committed to giving patients better access to care no matter where they live.

Better Health Care for Ontarians

Strengthening Home and Community Care

Ontario is transforming health care at home and in the community to help patients stay healthy and at home, where they want to be. Learn what the province is doing to ensure better access to care, greater accountability and better value for the health care system.



There is a lot of information about vaccines on the Internet, but how do you know what's what? Immunization is the most effective way to protect yourself and your family against some very serious infections, and you can find everything you need to know about immunization in Ontario right here.

Stand Up To Diabetes

Stand Up To Diabetes

If not treated or properly managed, diabetes can result in a variety of complications, including : heart disease and stroke, kidney disease, eye disease, erectile dysfunction (impotence), and nerve damage. Good diabetes management can help prevent or delay these complications.