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Virtual Care

VirtualCareNS provides free, temporary access to primary health care for people on the Need a Family Practice Registry. Through VirtualCareNS, people on the registry can make a virtual health appointment. To participate in VirtualCareNS, you need to:

  • Be on the Need a Family Practice Registry
  • Have a valid Nova Scotia health card number
  • Be able to access the web through a computer or mobile device
  • Have an e-mail address
  • Be located within Nova Scotia when accessing VirtualCareNS

Step-by-step guide to VirtualCareNS