Health-related links

Health Passport App health_app

The Health Passport App is designed to help you and your family keep track of essential health information on your smart phone or tablet. It also puts helpful words and phrases in French at your fingertips when you go to clinic or an emergency.  Download the Quebec City version of the app at veq.ca.

Portail santé mieux-être

Find a resource in health and social services. Programs and support measures related to health and social services. The information on the Portail santé mieux-être is available in English.

8-1-1 Info-Santé

You can speak to a nurse at 8-1-1 Info-santé (health info) 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

2-1-1 Service

Call 2-1-1 or visit the 2-1-1 website for information and referrals to a full range of community, social and government services in the Capitale-Nationale and Chaudière-Appalaches regions.

Famille Québec

Take action against bullying, visit this special webpage of Famille Québec for information and useful resources.  Because together, we’re stronger.

Health Canada

The Health Canada website offers a wide range of information on health-related topics, such as healthy living, disease and conditions, product safety, and much more.

Services Québec

Be sure to visit the Services Québec website for all kinds of helpful information about government services and practical advice for life events such as: Becoming a Parent; What to Do in the Event of Death;When a Couple Separates; Retirement; What to Do Before, During and After a Disaster.

Canadian Cancer Society

The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.

Air Quality Health Index (AQHI)

If you have breathing problems or heart disease, the Air Quality Health Index tool will help you stay aware of the health risk based on air pollution levels in the Quebec City urban area. Visit their website or call their toll-free number (1 866 688-3810) to learn the current AQHI. Sign up to get alerts free of charge by phone when poor air quality has the potential to affect your health. What are you breathing today?

Be Active Québec

Be Active Québec promotes the adoption and maintaining an active lifestyle and healthy eating among youth ages 0 to 17 within the English-speaking community of the Greater Quebec City region.

CHSSN

The Community Health and Social Services Network (CHSSN) supports English-speaking communities across the province of Quebec in their efforts to redress health status inequalities and promote community vitality.  Be sure to check out all of their publications on developing healthy communities.

The Fraser Recovery Program

A non-profit organization, the Fraser Recovery Program helps young people (primarily Quebecers) who need help to recognize their drug or alcohol abuse, cease their abuse and arrest their disease. Help is offered free of charge to youth or their parents.