The Province of Ontario provides Canadian Citizens with health coverage through the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP). There is a comprehensive range of healthcare providers in Sarnia-Lambton including:
- family doctors
- nurse practitioners
- community health centres
- family health teams
- walk-in or after-hours clinics
- urgent care centres
You can follow this link to read about the range of healthcare options in Sarnia-Lambton.
For those who are not Canadian citizens, several options exist for health coverage. If you are a:
- Permanent resident to Canada, or a
- Temporary foreign worker
you may be eligible for OHIP coverage. International students are not covered by OHIP. Health insurance purchased as a part of enrolment at their educational institution will provide similar coverage.
Follow this link to read more about permanent residents, temporary foreign workers, and student health care options.
After moving to Sarnia-Lambton, one of the first things you will want to look after is finding a family physician. The Physician Recruitment Task Force of Sarnia-Lambton maintains a current list of doctors accepting new patients in the area.
Many other health care services operate to serve residents of Sarnia-Lambton:
- St. Joseph’s Hospice of Sarnia-Lambton
- Pathways Health Centre for Children
- Occupational Health Clinic for Ontario Workers
- Lambton Elderly Outreach
- Dental Services
The County of Lambton operates a number of high-quality long term health care facilities across Sarnia-Lambton. These include:
- Lambton Meadowview Villa
- Marshall Gowland Manor
- North Lambton Lodge
A number of private facilities provide well rounded care. A complete list of long term care facilities is provided by the Erie St. Clair Community Care Access Centre.