How do I get my public health records in Ontario?

How do I get my public health records in Ontario?

Contact the custodian of your health records, such as a doctor, clinic or hospital, to request access. The custodian might ask you to make a formal request, in writing. You can write a letter or use this Request to Access Personal Health Information Form.

Can I get a copy of my immunization records online Ontario?

Immunization Connect Ontario (ICON) Online System You can now submit, view and/or get your current immunization record online. Keep track of immunizations by reporting them to your local public health unit through this system.

Does Ontario have electronic health records?

eHealth Ontario has built the provincial system that gives thousands of health care providers at hospitals, family practices, long-term care homes, pharmacies and more access to their patients’ EHRs so they can quickly look up lab results, publicly funded dispensed medications, digital images (like x-rays and MRIs).

How do I get my immunization records Ontario?

If you do not have a computer, a green photo health card, or need help, call the Provincial Vaccine Contact Centre at 1-833-943-3900 to request a copy of your vaccine certificate by email or mail. You can also: visit your local library to use a public computer and internet resources.

How do I get proof of my immunizations in Ontario?

Call the Provincial Vaccine Contact Centre to get your certificate in the mail: 1‑833‑943‑3900 (available from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., 7 days a week). Visit [public health unit] for more information.

Who can access my medical records Canada?

As a general rule, medical records of patients are confidential. Only patients can see them. No one else can see them without a patient’s permission, or the permission of a person allowed to make this kind of decision for the patient (for example, a parent, tutor or curator).

Can any doctor access my medical records Ontario?

Under the Personal Health Information Protection Act, you have the right to request access to your own personal health information held by health care providers, called health information custodians, such as doctors, nurses and dentists, and others involved in the delivery of health care services, including pharmacies.

How do I know if I have a my health record?

In NSW Health, clinicians can view their patient’s My Health Record information in the HealtheNet Clinical Portal, which is accessed via their local electronic medical record (EMR) system. For more information about My Health Record: Visit: Call the My Health Record Helpdesk on 1800 723 471.

How do I write a letter of request for medical records?

I was treated in your office [at your facility] between [fill in dates]. I request copies of the following [or all] health records related to my treatment. [Identify records requested, e.g. medical history form you provided; physician and nurses’ notes; test results, consultations with specialists; referrals.]

How do I contact Ontario Public Health?

Find out below how to contact us. For inquiries about public health issues or services in your community, contact your local public health unit. For medical or health information, please contact your local health care provider or Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000. For medical emergencies, call 911.

How do I get a copy of my Ontario health record?

Accessing a Health Record Accessing a Health Record Collection, use, access and/or disclosure of personal health information is governed by Ontario law (Personal Health Information Protection Act 2004). You have a right, by law, to access your own hospital health record either by viewing or requesting a copy.

Where can I Find my medical records?

Medical records about diagnosis and testing are maintained by your health care professional. If you want specific details on your medical history, you must contact the health care professional who provided the service. You can find a health care professional’s contact information on The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario website.

What does Public Health Ontario do?

About PHO Public Health Ontario (PHO) keeps Ontarians safe and healthy. With our partners in government, public health and health care, we prevent illness and improve health.

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