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Below are resource links that provide information to help you and your family find the care and supports you may need. The Grey-Bruce OHT will continue to add resource information here to help connect you to programs and services in the area.

Grey-Bruce Hospitals

There are 11 hospitals in Grey and Bruce counties to serve local residents and visitors. Visit their websites to learn more about hours of operation and available services.

Brigntshores Health System

1. Lion’s Head 22 Moore Street | 519-793-3424

2. Markdale 220 Toronto Street N | 519-986-3040

3. Meaford 229 Nelson Street | 519-538-1311

4. Owen Sound 1800 8th St E | 519-376-2121

5. Southampton 340 High Street | 519-797-3230

6. Wiarton 369 Mary Street | 519-534-1260

www.brightshores.ca

Hanover & District Hospital

7. Hanover 90 7th Avenue | 519-364-2340

hdhospital.ca

South Bruce Grey Health Centre

8. Chesley 390 2nd St SE | 519-363-2340

9. Durham 320 College Street | 519-369-2340

10. Kincardine 1199 Queen Street | 519-396-3331

11. Walkerton 21 McGivern Street | 519-881-1220

www.sbghc.on.ca

map of Grey-Bruce hospitals

Virtual Urgent Care Clinic

Non-emergency virtual medical visit appointments are available Monday to Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. To request a visit or to find out if a virtual visit is right for you, visit the Virtual Urgent Care page on the Brightshores Health System website.

Note: If you are in severe distress, experiencing a medical emergency, or your symptoms worsen while you wait, please call 911 or go to your nearest Emergency Department.

www.brightshores.ca/virtual-urgent-care/

Grey Bruce Public Health

Grey Bruce Public Health provides public health services to the residents of Grey and Bruce counties and supports and promotes building healthy communities.
 

Owen Sound 101 17th Street East | 519-376-9420

publichealthgreybruce.on.ca

Flu Vaccines

Who should get the flu shot?

The flu shot is available for everyone aged 6 months or older at no cost. Getting the flu shot is your best defence against getting the flu. While the flu is typically mild for healthy individuals, it can lead to severe complications or even be fatal for older adults, young children, and those with compromised immune systems.

Where to get your flu shot in Grey Bruce

The flu shot is now available at no cost to all Ontarians 6 months of age and older through primary care providers, local pharmacies and Public Health community vaccination clinics in Grey Bruce. Please contact your primary care provider to find out if they are offering the flu shot.
 

Click the links below to book an appointment at a participating pharmacy or community vaccination clinic. If you need assistance, please call 2-1-1.

 

More information about the flu vaccine

To learn more about the flu vaccine, please visit the below credible health sources:

For information on RSV please visit Grey Bruce Public Health Respiratory Syncytial Virus

COVID-19 Vaccines

In September 2023, Health Canada approved an updated COVID-19 vaccine for individuals 6 months of age and older. This updated vaccine better protects against the new Omicron XBB variant.

Who should get the COVID-19 vaccine?

The updated COVID-19 vaccine is available for everyone aged 6 months or older at no cost.
 

The Ministry of Health recommends getting the updated vaccine if you have never received a COVID-19 vaccine or if you were previously vaccinated and it has been six months since your last COVID-19 vaccine dose or confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection.

Where to get your COVID-19 vaccine in Grey Bruce

The updated COVID-19 vaccine is now available at no cost to all Ontarians 6 months of age and older through local pharmacies and Public Health community vaccination clinics in Grey Bruce.
 

Click on the links below to book an appointment at a participating pharmacy or community vaccination clinic. If you need assistance, please call 2-1-1.

 

More information about COVID-19 Vaccines

Long-Term Care (LTC)

Thinking about long-term care? Find the information you need to make informed decisions. Learn more about LTC homes in Ontario, how to choose and apply for one, and what to expect.
 

ontario.ca/page/long-term-care-ontario

Home and Community Care Support Services (HCCSS)

Home and Community Care Support Services (HCCSS) assesses for, coordinates, and delivers in-home and community-based services to support patient health and well-being. They provide access and referrals to community services, and manage long-term care home placement.
 

310-2222 | www.healthcareathome.ca

Mental Health & Addictions Services

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Grey Bruce

CMHA Grey Bruce offers a range of mental health and addiction programs and services across the region.
 

519-376-9420 | greybruce.cmha.ca

Brightshores Health System – Wellness & Recovery Centre – Mental Health and Addictions

Brightshores provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient programs and services in addition to crisis support across all emergency departments in Grey Bruce. The Wellness & Recovery Centre is designed to support individuals with addictions and mental health needs. The centre will provide stable housing while individuals with complex needs receive treatment and begin the recovery journey. 

519-376-5666 | www.brightshores.ca/mental-health-addiction-services/

Keystone Child, Youth & Family Services

Keystone offers a range of multidisciplinary, responsive programming and mental health support for children, youth and families across Grey-Bruce by self-referral and referral by a care provider.

Owen Sound 1793 3rd Avenue West | 519-371-4773

Hanover 600 16th Avenue | 519-371-4773

keystonebrucegrey.org

One Stop Talk

A free confidential mental health support initiative that immediately connects you to a registered therapist from a network of community-based child, youth and family mental health agencies across Ontario.

1-855-416-8255 | onestoptalk.ca

Mental Health Crisis Line of Grey Bruce

This line is staffed by trained volunteers and is available to help people in distress or crisis. Staff are available to speak with you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
 

519-376-9420 | 1-877-470-5200 https://greybruce.cmha.ca/mental-health-services/mental-health-crisis-line/

grandmother, mother and baby sitting together

Health 811

Connect with a registered nurse day or night for free, confidential health advice. Check your symptoms or chat online, search for services in your area or call for assistance.
 

811 | TTY: 1-866-797-0007 | health811.ontario.ca

211 Ontario

Get help connecting with the social services, programs and community supports you need by telephone, online chat, text or email.

211 | 211ontario.ca

ConnexOntario

Connects people experiencing problems with alcohol and drugs, mental illness or gambling with services in their area. Free and confidential advice by telephone, online chat, text or email.

1-866-531-2600 | connexontario.ca

Health Care Connect

Register to connect with family physicians or nurse practitioners who are accepting new patients in your community.
 

1-800-445-1822 | hcc3.hcc.moh.gov.on.ca

The Ontario Caregiver Organization

Offers a 24/7 support helpline and access valuable information on what caregivers need to be successful in their role when providing physical and emotional support to a family member, partner, friend or neighbour.

1-833-416-2273 | ontariocaregiver.ca

Grey & Bruce Community Information

Search this community information website by keyword or organization name to learn more about programs and services in your area. In partnership by the United Way of Bruce Grey, and Grey and Bruce counties.
 

brucegreycommunityinfo.ca

Ontario Health Teams

OHT Overview Learn how we are building a connected health care system centered around patients, families and caregivers through OHTs.

ontario.ca

Ontario Medical Association Learn about the central role of primary care physicians and specialists in OHTs and how they contribute to the development of this new integrated healthcare system in their regions.

https://www.oma.org/advocacy/ontario-health-teams/

The Path Forward A reference document that discusses the formation and implementation process envisioned for OHTs and the end goal to deliver better care across the province of Ontario.

The Path Forward PDF

Become part of the Grey-Bruce OHT.

Get involved! We invite all members of the local health and community care landscape in Grey and Bruce counties to become a member/partner/affiliate or reach out with your comments, concerns or contribution.

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