No one wants to get sick over the holidays but, like anything else, staying well and out of the hospital during the holidays involves some proactive planning. Most of us make lists for the groceries and gifts we need to buy. A holiday care checklist is just as important.
Here are some holiday health care tips we hope will keep you and your loved ones healthy during the festive season. But remember, if you do need us, we are here for you. Check out your options on this page if you’re sick and unsure where to go for care.
Visit the Urgent Care Centre for illnesses or injuries such as:
- Sprains, strains or broken bones
- Skin rashes
- Minor burns
- Cuts that might need stitches
- Earaches, eye injuries
- Fevers, coughs and colds
- Minor infections
- Nose and throat complaints
Peel Memorial’s Urgent Care Centre (UCC) is staffed by Osler’s emergency-trained physicians and staff, equipped with high-tech diagnostics, and ready to handle most non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries. Open every day from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day. No referral or appointment needed.