We offer Allergy Shots as a service for all ANFHT patients.
Allergy shots are a form of treatment called immunotherapy, and they help your body get used to or adjust to allergens. If you are a patient at the Aurora-Newmarket Family Health Team and have been prescribed allergy shots’, you can book an appointment with one of our registered nurses in our allergy clinic to have your weekly injections and monitoring.
Please call our office at 905-898-2240 for more information or to schedule an appointment.
After Hours Care
If I am sick after work hours do I have to go to the hospital?
If you think it's an emergency, you should go to the nearest hospital. However, you should be aware that there are several alternatives for you and your family after hours.
For example, our Family Health Team offers extended hours Monday through Thursday. We would advise you to call us prior to visiting a clinic.
As an enrolled patient you also have access to the Telephone Health Advisory Service where a registered nurse will provide you with advice about what to do about your concern, and with your permission, report back to your Physician. (1-866-553-7205). This is an after hours service, which is available Monday to Friday, between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m., weekends and holidays.
Telehealth Ontario also provides free access to a registered nurse 24/7 at 1-866-797-0000. A nurse can provide both health advice on a specific concern or general health information. They do not diagnose and do not replace your physician.