Preventing the Harmful Effects of Cold Temperatures on Health

Cold weather is responsible for a significant number of health problems and deaths. It is important to know what preventive measures to take during periods of extreme cold and be aware of the associated symptoms in order to protect yourself and your loved ones. To learn more, consult the following pages:

Flu and Gastroenteritis

Flu and gastroenteritis viruses are easily spread. If you present symptoms, read the information on flu and gastroenteritis to know what to do and when to consult a doctor. You can also call Info-Santé 8-1-1 when necessary. If consultation is required, see the Finding a Resource section.

Family Doctor Waiting List Now Available Online

Anyone looking for a family doctor can now submit their registration form online. The waiting list is now available at

People who are already registered and awaiting a family doctor retain their priority. 

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