New to Nova Scotia? Then to access free health care in the province you will need to get a provincial Health Card. Once obtained, this card should be on your person at all times and will need to be presented when accessing health services.
For information on the card, eligibility and how to get it, visit http://www.gov.ns.ca/health/msi/.
Queens County residents are fortunate to have a full range of health care professionals at their disposal. For those just arrived in the area, Queens General Hospital offers a 24hour walk-in outpatients/emergency room where you will receive attentive care. Known far and wide for its collaborative approach to health care, Queens General offers excellent care from physicians invested in your health. The same approach can be found in North Queens at the North Queens Community Health Centre, a community developed facility focused on providing care to residents in the Caledonia area.
The Nova Scotia Physician Referral Service of the Department of Health assists those looking for a family physician. The referral service can be reached by dialing 811. Due to high demand province wide, the referral service may not be able to respond immediately to patient requests.