Fergus After-Hours Clinic at Walmart

 

A message on behalf of the physicians at the after-hours clinic at Walmart in Fergus:

The after-hours clinic will continue to operate during the hours listed below during the current Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic until further notice.

In an effort to help keep our patients and staff safe, effective Monday March 23, 2020, access to the clinic will be by appointment only. Patients wishing to see a physician may call the clinic at (519) 787-2940 up to 90 minutes in advance of the scheduled opening time to speak to one of our nurses.

Patients who have a new or worsening cough or shortness of breath – with or without fever – regardless of travel history – are advised not to attend the clinic, but to call Public Health (1-800-265-7293 X 7006) or their family physician to discuss next steps.

Kindly note that the after-hours clinic does not provide COVID-19 testing. For more information, including locations of test clinics in Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph please visit the WDG Public Health website.

 

You should ALWAYS try to contact your family doctor or nurse practitioner to book an appointment before using after-hours services. If you are unable to get a same-day appointment and need urgent medical attention, you may use our after-hours service provided at Walmart in Fergus.

If you need non-urgent medical advice outside the operating hours of your physician’s office and after-hours clinic, the following options are available:                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

    1. The Telephone Health Advisory Service (THAS) can be reached at 1-866-553-7205. Patients may call  between 5 p.m.-9 a.m. Monday-Friday and/or on weekends from 5 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. on Mondays, and 24 hours a day on recognized holidays to speak to a Registered Nurse. This service is available to patients who are registered with one our affiliated physicians in Centre Wellington.                                                                                                                                                                                              
    2. Telehealth Ontario, which can be reached at 1-866-797-0000 is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week allows patients to speak with a Registered Nurse for advice or information.

In a medical emergency, always call 9-1-1 or go to your local emergency room.

The Clinic at Walmart – Walk-In Medical Clinic

Phone: 519-787-2940

Monday – Friday 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sunday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

801 St. David Street North,
Fergus, Ontario

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