Places to get care in East Toronto

If you are experiencing a severe, potentially life-threatening health issue, please call 9-1-1 or go to a hospital emergency department near you.

Michael Garron Hospital’s Stavro Emergency Department is open 24 hours, seven days a week. Severe, potentially life-threatening health issues may include severe physical trauma, loss of consciousness, serious bleeding and sudden chest pain, shortness of breath or weakness.

If you are experiencing an urgent but non-life threatening health issue, please consider one of the following resources in East Toronto. Urgent but non-life threatening health issues may include mild cold, flu and COVID-19 symptoms; minor cuts and burns; and sprains, fractures and small broken bones.


  • Your family doctor, nurse practitioner or other primary care provider
  • Urgent care centres and walk-in clinics in East Toronto
  • MGH’s E-Booking Tool for Minor Injuries
    • If you have a minor injury like a sprain, fracture or small broken bone, you can book a same-day or next-door in-person appointment in our Emergency Department to minimize your wait time.
  • Toronto Health and Social Services Directory
    • A website that helps people more easily find health, social and community services in Toronto, including the former municipalities of East York, Etobicoke, North York, Scarborough and York.
    • You can search by location combined with keyword or topic.
  • Health811
    • Call 8-1-1 (TTY: 1-866-797-0007) or go online to talk to a registered nurse, get health advice and find health services.
    • Use these online resources to find health, social and community services near you.
  • 211 Ontario
    • helpline that easily connects people to the social services, programs and community supports they need in Ontario.
  • Connex Ontario
    • Call 1-866-531-2600 or go online to find free and confidential health services information for people experiencing problems with alcohol and drugs, mental illness or gambling.
    • A resource page that helps people more easily find health, social and community services in East Toronto.
  • Health Access Taylor-Massey
    • If you live in and around Taylor-Massey, you can see a family doctor, nurse practitioner, resource navigator and other care providers. 
  • Thorncliffe Park Youth Wellness Hub
    • A welcoming space for services related to health, wellness, employment and more for individuals aged 12 to 25.
  • Oakridge Health and Harm Reduction Hub
    • ​​​​​​​Offers walk-in services, including harm reduction supplies, counselling and peer support, for people who use drugs and other substances.
  • Toronto Public Health
    • For information about COVID-19, vaccines and general health concerns.
  • Toronto Seniors Helpline
    • Call 416-217-2077 or go online to find services related to community supports, such as Meals on Wheels; care at home, such as nursing and personal support; and more.
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