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If you are experiencing an emergency, dial 9-1-1 or consult our resources

Urgent care

Urgent care is for health issues that need immediate attention but do not need a visit to a hospital. The following services are available to people seeking an appointment (in-person or virtual).

  • Concordia Health Services: The clinic provides a limited number of urgent care appointments. You must call 514-848-2424 ext. 3565 to book an appointment.

Telehealth lines: Connect with a nurse or social worker 24/7 for advice and referals to medical care in your area. 


For people who HAVE a Quebec Medicare (RAMQ) card

For people who DON'T HAVE a Quebec Medicare (RAMQ) card

  • If you don’t have a Quebec Medicare card – for example, students covered by Blue Cross or students who have an out-of-province Medicare card – you may be able to use a telemedicine resource such as Dialogue or Maple.
  • You can also use the link below to find prompt appointments at Montreal clinics. These appointments may be virtual or in-person, depending on the care you need.

 

Telemedicine services (available within Canada)

Telemedicine services offer 24/7, confidential virtual care through certain Concordia student and employee health plans. Health professionals including nurses, doctors and counsellors can provide diagnosis, prescriptions or referrals with virtual appointments. These services are best used for minor health issues that can be addressed within one consultation.

Note: If you would like to opt-out of your student health plan, you can find more information on the Studentcare pages for undergraduate students or for graduate students.

 

Find a healthcare provider (within Canada)

If you're located in Canada, you can use the Lumino Health search tool to find healthcare providers in your province or territory. Appointments are virtual and/or in-person. Use of the search tool is free, but providers do charge fees for their services.

Routine appointments 

Routine appointments are for predictable health care needs or for issues that do not require immediate attention. Examples include regular sexual health testing, vaccination, prescription renewals, Pap tests, contraception consultations, care for chronic conditions and more. 

  • Concordia Health Services: The clinic offers phone and virtual appointments to Concordia's students, staff and faculty.  

 

In Montreal

  • Info-Santé/Info-Social: Call 8-1-1 to speak to a nurse or a social worker 24/7 who can refer you to the appropriate services or help you devise a care plan (if this does not work on your phone, dial 1-866-567-4036). This service is free.
  • Local community services centre (CLSC): Find listings of CLSCs through Portail santé mieux-être's website.

Registering with a family doctor in the community

If you have a Quebec Medicare card you can register with a family doctor in the community. Consult Registering with a Family Doctor for more information.

Find a healthcare provider (within Canada)

If you are located in Canada, you can use the Lumino Health search tool to find healthcare providers in your province or territory. Appointments are virtual and/or in-person. Use of the search tool is free, but providers do charge fees for their services. 

Injury treatment & rehabilitation

These services can assess and treat injuries, as well as help you develop a supervised rehabilitation plan.

  • Concordia Health Services: The clinic provides diagnosis, treatment and referrals for injuries for Concordians. Call 514-848-2424 ext. 3565 to book an appointment.
  • Concordia PERFORM Centre: Concordia's PERFORM Centre offers athletic therapy, concussion testing and a kinesiology clinic for all Concordians and the wider community. Services are temporarily on hold due to COVID-19. Please visit their site for updates.

Medical accommodations

Medical accommodations are available to staff, faculty and students when a medical concern interferes with work or studies. Academic accommodations are put in place to reduce barriers for students with a disabling condition, including temporary disabilities.

  • Access Centre for Students with Disabilities: The ACSD provides academic accommodations to students with a disabling condition, including temporary disabilities that are the result of illness or injury. 
  • Medical notes: Concordia is not requesting medical notes if you are self-isolating following public health guidelines for COVID-19. Consult the Medical Notes page for more information.
  • MED notations: Learn what to do if a long-term medical situation interferes with your final exams. 
  • DEF notations: Learn what to do if you miss a final exam due to unforeseeable circumstances beyond your control.
  • COVID self-isolation: Visit this page for more information if you have been instructed to self-isolate by public health authorities.
  • Environmental Health & Safety (EHS): Learn how EHS supports safe and healthy work, research and study environments at Concordia. Staff: visit CSpace for more information.
  • If you are injured at work, speak to your doctor. For information about your eligibility for Quebec’s support programs, visit the CNESST website (French only).
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