Atikokan has a population of 2,753 residents and is Canada’s Canoeing Capital. Residents of Atikokan often find it challenging to access immediate medical care. There are only a few walk-in clinics in town and many have limited hours of operation. For instance, Atikokan Medical Clinic at 123 Marks St is only open until 5pm on weekdays and is not open on weekends. If you require medical care after hours, even for a minor health issue, your only alternative is to go to Atikokan General Hospital at 120 Dorothy St and wait for hours to see a doctor.
Virtual Health Clinic has addressed these difficulties by offering online health and wellness services to the residents of Atikokan. Residents can access a variety of medical services online from any location, from 8am to 9pm, 365 days a year including statutory holidays. Using their phone or computer, patients can speak with an online medical provider almost instantly and get their health concern assessed, diagnosed and treated. Through our virtual clinic patients can also receive new prescriptions and refills, lab requisitions, specialist referrals, medical notes, and more.
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During your consultation, our healthcare providers can diagnose your condition and write any required prescriptions to be sent to your preferred pharmacy. Forms will be filled out at the discretion of the provider and emailed to you or made available for download from your free Virtual Health Clinic account.book your online doctor
Walk-in clinics provide medical care without appointments. Patients walk in, wait their turn, see a qualified medical professional for minor illnesses or injuries. They're convenient for non-emergency services, with extended hours and various services. If you have a valid Ontario health card, the consultation fee is covered by OHIP. If you do not have OHIP, walk-in clinics also accept private insurance coverage. It is advised to check your coverage with your insurance provider to see if this applies to you.
No, you do not have to pay for walk-in clinic in Canada if you have valid OHIP. If you do not have valid OHIP, then you are required to pay from out-of-pocket or through private insurance for walk-in clinics in Canada. Patients may be billed for services provided at walk-in clinics, either through their provincial health insurance or out-of-pocket, depending on their eligibility and the specific services received.
It is recommended to take your health card when going to a walk-in clinic in Ontario. If you don't have a health card, walk-in clinics and other healthcare providers may ask you to pay for the services upfront, and you may need to seek reimbursement from your provincial health authority later. However, the reimbursement process and eligibility for coverage without a health card can differ among provinces and territories.
In Ontario, a walk-in clinic is a healthcare facility where you can receive medical attention without an appointment, typically for non-emergency issues. Urgent care centers, on the other hand, provide more comprehensive medical services for conditions that require immediate attention but are not life-threatening, often with extended hours and additional medical resources.
Yes, doctors at the Virtual Health Clinic are taking new patients in Atikokan. You can book an appointment with an online doctor in Atikokan from the comfort and safety of your home through the Virtual Health Clinic. In order to meet with a doctor virtually, all you need to do is: