Health Services

Are you concerned about symptoms you have, looking for ways to consult with doctors and other health professionals, or in crisis? Technologies and services below may be helpful.

This app provides the latest COVID-19 updates and alerts from trusted resources. The built-in self-assessment tool may assist seniors, caregivers and people with disabilities in assessing symptoms online. #BC #Apple compatible #Google Play compatible #free-of-charge

Crisis Centre offers 24/7 Distress Phone Services, Online Distress Services, and a Community Education Program. #BC


 

Babylon is a free healthcare mobile app that allows you to check symptoms, consult with doctors by video, get prescriptions and referral, and access your health records. Consultations with doctors are covered under the Medical Services Plan (MSP). 
#BC #Apple and Google Play compatible

London Drugs offer prescription delivery services at all of their pharmacy locations. Have your prescriptions refilled online or by phone and get them delivered to your place. #Canada-wide

 

Pharmacy at Thrifty Foods offers an option for ordering your prescription refills online and picking up your prescriptions or getting them delivered by your family/friends/neighbours. To find out more about the services provided, check out this website.  

This online program is designed to help you manage stress and build resilience. It is free until June 15th using the code SHOPPERS. For more information, click here. #Canada-wide #free-of-charge

 

The 8-1-1 phone line provides health information and advice for free. You can talk to a health service navigator, registered nurse, registered dietitian, qualified exercise professional, and pharmacist. #BC

This program matches seniors who need non-medical support to volunteers in their community who are willing to help. Non-medical support includes grocery shopping and delivery, meal preparation and delivery, prescription pickup and delivery, and laundry services. #BC

If you are a resident of BC, you have access to a free telehealth service that enables you to consult with a doctor, get prescriptions, review lab results, and more. #BC

 

This app allows you to access doctors by text, video, or audio chat. Doctors can give you a diagnosis and prescriptions if needed. This program is covered by the Medical Services Plan (MSP). #Canada-wide #Google and Apple Play compatible 

The HealthyLynked app allows users to self-report COVID-19 symptoms. If tested positive they can alert contacts in order to immediately receive medical care or if less serious, self-isolate to prevent spread. #international #Apple compatible #free-of-charge