911, 811 and 211 - there to support you!

Learn more about these services - emergency care, medical advice and community supports.

If you are experiencing an emergency, call 911.

For non-emergency health information, please call 811 to speak with a Registered Nurse.

To learn about community and social services available, call 211 or visit www.ns.211.ca

Watch this video about emergency care – emergency departments (EDs), paramedics, collaborative emergency centres! Learn why the wait can be long in EDs, meet the people who provide emergency care, and find out more about 811 and 911. Understanding how an emergency department works may help you decide if you need to go there. Emergency care is there for you when you need it!