Walk-in Clinics and Virtual Nurse Practitioner (NP) Clinics to support Physician Shortage at GBHC

February 4, 2022


Due to resource challenges, there will be no physician/nurse practitioner (NP) in-person booked appointments at this time. If you require non urgent medical attention, please avail of our walk-in clinics or virtual appointments below.


Walk in clinics will be offered on:

Friday, February 4 from 8:00am-4:00pm

Monday, February 7 from 1:00pm-4:00pm

Tuesday, February 8 from 1:00pm-4:00pm

Friday, February 11, from 1:00pm-4:00pm

Thursday, February 17, from 1:00pm-4:00pm

Tuesday, February 22, from 8:00am-4:00pm

Monday, February 28, 8:00am-4:00pm


There will be virtual NP clinics on:

Monday, February 7 from 5:00pm-9:00pm

Tuesday, February 8 from 8:00am-4:00pm

Wednesday, February 9 from 8:00am-4:00pm

Tuesday, February 15 from 8:00am-4:00pm

Wednesday, February 16 from 8:00am-4:00pm

Thursday, February 17 from 5:00pm-9:00pm

Tuesday, February 22 from 8:00am-4:00pm

Wednesday, February 23 from 8:00am-4:00pm


To book a virtual Nurse Practitioner appointment, call the medical clinic at 673-3867 and request a virtual appointment. This appointment will take place over the telephone. The clerk will provide the patient with a date and time for the appointment and the NP will call within the half hour of the scheduled time.


If you are unable to avail of the walk-in clinics or virtual clinics above, please feel free to call the Health Hub. To reach a Health Hub clinic in your area, please call the Gander Medical Clinic at 709-381-0112 or 709-381-0338 or the Killick Clinic in Grand Falls-Windsor at 709-292-8404.


Health Hub clinics are open Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 8:00pm and Saturday and Sunday from 12:00pm to 6:00pm.


Another option for non-emergent medical attention is to call 811. 811 HealthLine is a confidential and free telephone line staffed by experienced Registered Nurses. For more information about the healthline visit: 811healthline.ca.


Residents requiring emergency services during this time are advised to call 911 or proceed to the emergency room where they will be seen.


Central Health continues its efforts in recruitment for this area for both physicians and non-physician healthcare workers. Central Health has been engaging physicians directly about potential opportunities and is working with a recruitment firm to assist in its search for physicians.


We apologize for this interruption of service and thank the public for their understanding and patience as we continue to focus on providing safe and quality care for the residents of the Green Bay.


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Gayle St. Croix

Director of Communications and Government Relations

Gayle.StCroix@centralhealth.nl.ca



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