Most family physicians will renew prescriptions directly to your pharmacy. Call your pharmacist to have a prescription renewal request faxed to your family physician. You may receive a call from your doctor to review your condition.
If you do not have a family physician, or are unable to contact them, call the Barrie Community Walk-in Clinics or the Huronia Urgent Care Clinic to talk to their physicians about your prescriptions.
If you do not have a family physician, or are unable to contact them, call the Barrie Community Walk-in Clinics or the Huronia Urgent Care Clinic to talk to their physicians and if this cannot be resolved with a telephone or video visit, they will suggest to come in for an appointment. Have your blood pressure readings or sugar readings handy for the phone visit.
Employers should not be requesting doctor’s notes during this pandemic. However, if you have a unique situation, which you may wish to review with a physician. If you do not have a family physician, or are unable to contact them, call the Barrie Community Walk-in Clinics or the Huronia Urgent Care Clinic to talk to their physicians. You may be asked to fax or email your employers written information request.
If you have had symptoms of Covid-19 virus and have been self-isolating, you can call your Family physician, the Barrie Community Walk-In-Clinics or the Huronia Urgent Care Clinic to see what steps you need to take to return to work. This may require an assessment at the Barrie Covid Assessement Centre.
I have an injury think I need to get an X-ray ( foot, ankle, wrist, finger, knee, shoulder)
Call the Huronia Urgent Care clinic to see if an X-ray is needed to diagnose your injury. A virtual (video) or in- person visit can be arranged that same day and X-ray at Georgian Radiology (Huronia Road location) can be facilitated. Casting, splinting and referral to RVH Fracture clinic can be arranged as necessary.
I think I need a chest X-ray
If you think you have bronchitis or pneumonia, during the pandemic, only the COVID Assessment Centre or the RVH Emergency Department can examine you safely to assess if a chest x-ray will be required.
All mild allergy sufferers are suggested to take over the counter allergy medications for the duration of the pandemic. If you have serious allergies and you require shots, and you do not have a family physician, or are unable to contact them, call the Barrie Community Walk-in Clinics or the Huronia Urgent Care clinic to talk to their physicians.
Call the Barrie and Community Family Health Team’s Prenatal and Well baby clinic at: 705-Wel-baby.
If you are experiencing potentially life threatening problems or severe injuries, you should go to the nearest Hospital Emergency Room directly or dial 911.
The following are health problems in which it is recommended to go to your local emergency department. These are only guidelines, if you are not sure whether you should go to the emergency department call Telehealth Ontario Toll-free at 1-866-797-0000.
If you are seriously ill or experiencing severe symptoms including severe shortness of breath, chest pain, serious weakness or lethargy that impairs ability to carry out your regular activities, call 911.
The following infants and children should also be assessed in the emergency department: