General Health

Disclaimer: This information should not be considered as medical advice. It is not to be used in place of a visit with a doctor, nurse or other healthcare professional. If you have questions about your individual medical situation, please consult with your healthcare professional.
For NON-URGENT health issues, call Info-Santé 811 to speak to a nurse for free at any time (24/7).

Other JGH Resources:

 Gynecology Oncology Health Information Service

 Hope & Cope


 Montreal Health and Social Services - Santé Montréal

 Integrated Health and Social Services - CIUSSS West-Central Montreal
      (For information about hospitals, CLSCs and long-term care in the area)

 Patient Education Office - McGill University Health Centre (MUHC)

 Neuro-Patient Resource Centre - Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro)

 Family Resource Centre - Montreal Children's Hospital

 Learning Centre - CHU Sainte-Justine Hospital


 Health Topics - Government of Québec (GoQ)

 Health Issues (A to Z) - GoQ

 Registering with a Family Doctor - GoQ

 Finding a Clinic for Same-Day or Next-Day Appointments - GoQ

 Health Insurance - Régie de l'assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ)

 Prescription Drug Insurance - RAMQ


 Health Canada - Government of Canada (GoC)

 Public Health Agency of Canada -GoC

 Diseases and Conditions - GoC


 Consumer Version - Merck Manual

 MLA Top Health Websites - Medical Library Association (US) - American Academy of Family Physicians 

 MedlinePlus - National Library of Medicine (US)

 Health Information - National Institute of Health (US)

 Health Topics - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US)

 Patient Care and Health Information - Mayo Clinic (US non-profit)

 Health A to Z - National Health Service (UK)

For Advanced Users -  UpToDate (at JGH only)

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