where to go for care

Navigating our local health and social care options can be confusing. Help is just a call away:

☎️ 1-844-806-3093

Available weekdays from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., the Dufferin/Caledon Community Help Line connects residents with local healthcare and social services to make it easier to find resources. The service also offers callbacks within 24 business hours.

Call 911 for immediate life-threatening conditions or injuries

If you need care, you have options. Dufferin County – Caledon is home to a network of health care services and providers available to you.

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The Central Region Virtual Urgent Care Clinic is available for those who require timely access to care for urgent, non-life-threatening conditions that can be addressed virtually.

Location: Virtual

Hours of Operation: Daily from 1 – 9 p.m.

Other resources

Poison Control (1-800-268-9017) 

Family Doctor

If you or a family member are unwell, please call your Family Doctor. If you do not have a doctor or your doctor is unavailable, please try one of the options below.

Nurse practitioners (NPs)

NOV 6 2023Ontario Expanding Role of Registered Nurses to Prescribe and Administer More Medications


Health811 is a free, secure and confidential service Ontarians can access 24 hours a day, seven days a week to receive health advice from a registered nurse by calling 811 (TTY: 1-866-797-0007), chatting online or navigating to Ontario.ca/health811.

Walk-In Clinics

Visit a walk-in clinic for minor illnesses and injuries including fractures, rashes, stomach upsets, bruises, cuts or burns.

Below is a full list of walk-in clinics in our community:

Alliston Walk-in Clinic
30 Dunham Drive, Alliston

Bolton Walk-In Clinic
105-170 McEwan Drive East, Bolton

Central Bolton Walk-In Clinic
15 Allan Drive, Unit 9, Bolton

Dayspring Medical Centre
56 Queen Street North, Bolton
Call to book same-day appointment

5th Ave Walk-In Clinic
50 Rolling Hills Drive, Unit 5, Orangeville

Chafford-200 Medical Center
195 Broadway Ave, Orangeville

Headwaters Walk-In Clinic
170 Lakeview Court, Unit 2, Orangeville

Orangeville Urgent Care Family Practice
33a Broadway Ave, Orangeville


For persons 18 years or older, please call the 24/7 Crisis Support Peel Dufferin at 905-278-9036 or 1-888-811-2222

For persons under the age of 18 please call Dufferin Child and Family Services at 519-941-1530 for 24/7 support. Visit cmhapeeldufferin.ca for more details.

For more information on the community and mental health care support services, please visit hillsofheadwaterscollaborative.ca


Did you know your pharmacists can offer and renew prescriptions for many symptoms and medications, such as blood pressure, diabetes and asthma, as well as the following:

  • Acne
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Candidal stomatitis (oral thrush)
  • Canker Sores
  • Conjunctivitis (bacterial, allergic and viral)
  • Dermatitis (atopic, eczema, allergic and contact)
  • Diaper rash
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes labialis (cold sores)
  • Impetigo
  • Insect bites and urticaria (hives)
  • Tick bites, post-exposure prophylaxis to prevent Lyme disease
  • Musculoskeletal sprains and strains
  • Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy
  • Parasitic worms (pinworms and threadworms)
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Yeast infections

Urgent Care Centre – William Osler Health System

Peel Memorial, 20 Lynch Street, Brampton

Open 24/7, no appointment necessary

For immediate but non-life-threatening illnesses or injuries including:

  • Sprains, strains or broken bones
  • Asthma attacks, minor burns, cuts that might need stitches
  • Fevers (in infants older than three months)
  • Coughs, colds, infections and nose/throat complaints

Visit williamoslerhs.ca for more information. 

Emergency Department – Headwaters Health Care Centre

100 Rolling Hills Drive, Orangeville
Open 24 hours a day, every day

For immediate life-threatening conditions or injuries such as:

  • Chest pain or abdominal pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Internal bleeding
  • Numbness or weakness in arms or hands
  • Major trauma
  • Mental health concerns
  • Infants less than 3 months old with a fever
  • Pregnancy-related emergencies
  • Seizures or stroke symptoms

Vaccine Locations & Information

Choose from the links below to locate vaccination sites in your area:

More COVID-19 Testing and Assessment Sites

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