Many regions of Québec are currently faced with major flooding affecting hundreds of citizens. For help or psychosocial support, flood victims can contact Info-Santé at 8-1-1 and select Info-Social to speak with a social worker. This service is free and confidential, and available 24/7. For information regarding the floods, visit the Urgence Québec website.
Floods caused by a significant accumulation of rain can cause various health problems. Carbon monoxide poisoning, gastroenteritis, respiratory problems due to mould and psychological problems are examples. For more information see Possible consequences of floods on health section on The Health Effects of Climate Change page.
Anyone looking for a family doctor can now submit their registration form online. The waiting list is now available at http://www.gamf.gouv.qc.ca/index_en.html.
People who are already registered and awaiting a family doctor retain their priority.