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The Doctor is in. Why aren’t we seeing them?

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Back at the end of March, we were already concerned about reports that the general public was avoiding needed medical care because of pandemic concerns. So we encouraged you and our other readers to call you doctor and get the medical care and the medications you need.

But now, at the beginning of June, we’re still seeing patients across Canada who are missing out on necessary medical consultations because of the ongoing pandemic.

In Hamilton, Dr. Alim Pardhan, lead of emergency medicine, told the CBC last week that patients are reluctant to see doctors and attend emergency rooms out of fear of contracting COVID-19.

Dr. Pardan noted that patients in emergency rooms are more unwell than usual; that patients are delaying care and that easily treatable conditions are often being seen much later in their progression when they can be much harder to treat successfully.

That’s one reason we’ve now partnered with Virtualclinic+ on our website. With a valid MSP card and a few clicks or taps, you can see a licensed Canadian medical doctor for free — at home, at the office, in your car; basically anywhere.

Now, just by visiting and clicking our medical appointment banner, you can book an appointment and see a doctor the same day.

Doctors are available for all your health questions (including about coronavirus). They’re also ready to provide checkups and condition assessments, medical advice, prescriptions and refills and sick notes.

So don’t delay caring for your health.

If you have medical concerns or questions for a doctor, we’ve got you covered with the care you need. It’s simple, safe and secure. And it’s free.

What are you waiting for? The doctor is in and ready to see you today. We think you’ll be surprised by how warm, welcoming and helpful a virtual doctor session can be.

Is it time to get the care you need? Good. Your well-being is vital. Visit us online to book an appointment now.