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North Simcoe Care Clinic

About

The North Simcoe Care Clinic is available to all residents in the North Simcoe community. This is a same day/next day medical clinic that can assess and provide treatment for people with cold and flu-like illnesses. This is not a walk-in clinic.

What are the symptoms of cold and flu-like illnesses?

Below are some of the symptoms you may have when you have cold and flu-like illnesses:

  • Fever or chills

  • Cough (not related to other causes such as allergies)

  • Difficulty breathing

  • Runny Nose or nasal congestion

  • Headache

  • Extreme tiredness

  • Sore throat

  • Muscle aches and joint pain

  • Gastrointestinal symptoms (such as vomiting or diarrhea)

  • Abdominal pain (not related to other causes)

  • Pink eye (not related to other causes)

When should I visit a Care Clinic?

Call your primary care provider (family doctor or nurse practitioner) first if you or your child have the symptoms  above and feel you need medical care.

Your primary care provider will give you advice about what to do next. This may include:

  • Caring for yourself or your child at home

  • Seeing your primary care provider either virtually or in-person

  • Going to a clinical assessment centre

Consider visiting a Care Clinic if:

  • You do not have a primary care provider

  • Your symptoms or your child's symptoms are getting worse or are not improving, and you feel that you need medical care

  • You have been told by any health professional to go to a Care Clinic.

When do I need to go to the emergency department?

If you or your child develop severe symptoms, call 911 or go to the emergency department.

For adults, severe symptoms include:

  • Shortness of breath

  • Chest pain

  • Loss of consciousness

  • Confusion

 

For Children, severe symptoms include: 

  • Working hard or straining to breathe - for example, the lower chest is moving in more than normal when the child breathes, the child is grunting, or the child's nostrils are flaring

  • Bluish skin

  • Unable to breastfeed or drink

  • Very sleepy or difficult to wake

  • Peeing less than usual

  • Fever with rash

  • Seizures or convulsions

  • Fever in an infant younger than 3 months

If you are worried your child is seriously ill, call 911 or go to the emergency department.

Location & Hours

This clinic is located at the North Simcoe Care Clinic at 619 Prospect Blvd., Suite 2, in Midland. 

Appointments are available Monday to Wednesday from 8:00am - 4:00pm and Friday from 8:00am - 12:00pm

How to Register

To register, please click HERE to book an appointment online or call 705-526-7804 ext 253.

Additional Resources

You might also find this tip sheet made by family doctors helpful. It provides tips on deciding when to see care for a child with respiratory illness and how to support your child at home.

Patients can also consider:

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