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Accessing Healthcare This Holiday Season

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Your Guide to Accessing Healthcare This Holiday Season

Stay healthy this holiday season by following all public health guidance for our region, getting your flu shot and ensuring all of your prescriptions are up to date. If you do need to seek care, there are many options available to you. Start by contacting your primary care provider. Many primary care providers are offering telephone, virtual and in-person visits, depending on the nature of your health concern.

Your Care Options

Holiday Schedule for Primary Care Providers & After Hours Clinics

City of Kawartha Lakes Family Health Organization

After Hours Clinic in Lindsay, 55 Angeline St. N, Lindsay

Dec. 24 6pm-9pm                             

Dec 25 CLOSED                                 

Dec. 26, 27 9am-noon                     

Dec. 28, 29, 30, 31 6pm- 9pm    


Jan 2 9am-noon

Jan 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 6pm-9pm

After Hours Clinic in Bobcaygeon, 85 Bolton St., Bobcaygeon (above Shopper’s Drug Mart)

Dec. 29, 30 1pm-4pm. Call 705-738-6136 ext. 1 starting at 9am to book a same-day appointment


Kawartha North Family Health Team

Fenelon Falls Office (50 Colborne St.)

By appointment only, 705-887-3535

Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm

Closed Dec. 24, 25, 28, 31 and Jan 1.


Bobcaygeon Office (100 East St.)

By appointment only, 705-738-5575

Mon-Fri 8am-4pm. 

Closed Dec. 24, 25; Dec. 28 – Jan 1.


Fenelon Falls After Hours Clinic

(53 Colborne St, at the Pharmasave)

Closed Dec. 25 and Jan 1.

Resuming 9:30am-12:30pm Fridays as of Jan. 8. 

Call 705-887-3535 from 8am-10am to book a same-day appointment.    

Bobcaygeon After Hours Clinic

(100 East Street.)

Open Dec. 29 4-7pm

Please call 705-738-5575 to book an appointment. In January, will resume Tuesday evenings, 4-7pm


Community Care City of Kawartha Lakes

Community Health Centre (152 Angeline St. N.) in Lindsay will be open to see registered clients on:

Dec. 23 8:30am-4:30pm         

Dec. 24 8:30am-2:00pm         

Dec. 25-28 CLOSED   

Dec. 29, 30 8:30am-4:30pm                       

Dec. 31          8:30am-2:00pm

Jan. 1-4         CLOSED

Jan. 5            8:30am-4:30pm    

Please call to book an appointment (705) 879-4100 Option 1 or toll free 1-800-461-0327

If you are unable to get an appointment at your primary care provider or after hours clinic, you can also access telephone and virtual care options for non-urgent health concerns:

Ontario Virtual Care Clinic

For non-urgent health concerns related to cold, cough or flu; allergies; women’s health; chronic disease management; pain; rash; or medication questions, connect virtually to an on-call doctor by visiting:

Telehealth Ontario

Telehealth Ontario is a free, confidential service you can call to get health advice or information. A Registered Nurse will take your call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call toll-free: 1-866-797-0000.

When to Seek Emergency Care

Don’t wait to seek care. Visit the Emergency Department if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms:

And, any infant under 3 months old with fever over 38.5C/101F or has a fever and is difficult to wake should be seen at the Emergency Department. If you are visiting the Emergency Department:

COVID-19 Assessment Centre at Ross Memorial Hospital

The Ross Memorial Hospital COVID-19 Assessment Centre continues to provide testing by appointment only. To request an appointment, leave a message at 705-328-6217 or submit a form online at The centre is closed from Dec. 25- 27, and Jan. 1-3.

Stay informed about the latest COVID-19 information: