Chat Live with a Public Health Nurse
Feeling overwhelmed with parenting? Having trouble feeding your baby? Is your baby not sleeping?
York Region Public Health now offers expectant and new parents the ability to ask a registered nurse health questions confidentially and anonymously through online chat.
eChat is a free service for York Region residents available Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at york.ca/parenting or to speak to a registered nurse about York Region’s breastfeeding supports or other parenting questions, call 1-800-361-5653 and press 2.
Click the button below to start your chat:
If this is an emergency, please contact 911. The nurses on this chat can offer recommendations to support you and your family, however, they do not diagnose illnesses or provide medical advice. Read our disclaimer for more information.
Expectant and new parents can use eChat to ask questions and receive health information about:
- Pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, and post-partum health including your mental health and wellness
- Health and wellbeing of your baby or young child
- Child growth and development
Health Information Line -Health Connection
eChat is offered in addition to York Region Health Connection information line that residents can use to ask Public Health professionals confidential information and advice on a variety of topics. Find out more at york.ca/healthconnection