Virtual Medical Appointments during COVID-19
The Medical Centre will operate as a virtual clinic (via telephone) until further notice. Patients can contact the clinic by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 416.491.5050, ext. 22965 and leave a message with their name, Seneca ID and contact number. Messages will be returned within one business day to schedule an appointment with the doctor who is most familiar with the patient’s medical history.
- appointments will be conducted by telephone
- doctors will aim to call the patient within 30 minutes of the scheduled time
- patients should be prepared to receive their call in a quiet and private space to discuss their health concern
For medical attention regarding COVID-19 symptoms:
Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough and difficulty in breathing. If you suspect you have contracted the virus, you can use the Ministry of Health’s self-assessment tool to help determine if you need to seek further care. Or, contact Telehealth 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 1.866.797.0000
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The Seneca Medical Centre, located at Newnham Campus in Room G2652, was established to provide a wide range of health services to students living away from home. It also offers walk-in clinic services for students and employees who live locally.
The Centre's health care team includes registered nurses and medical doctors.
Due to current circumstances, the clinic will not be offering walk-in services on campus. Please call our office at 416.491.5050 ext. 22965 to schedule an appointment.
What to Bring
Students will need their OneCard and proof of health coverage (Ontario Health Card or out-of-province health card).
If it is your first time visiting the clinic, you will need to fill out and bring the Health Registration Form - Domestic to your scheduled appointment.
Information on domestic student insurance questions and claims is available on the We Speak Student website.
Students will need their OneCard and proof of health insurance. International students must obtain proof of health insurance coverage each semester. To print your proof of health coverage card visit Morcare.
Sample health coverage card
If it's your first visit to the clinic, you will need to fill out and bring the Health Registration Form - International to your scheduled appointment.
Employees should bring proof of health coverage (Ontario Health Card) and proof of employment (such as their OneCard).
If it is your first visit to the clinic, you will need to fill out and bring the Health Registration Form – Domestic.
For campus emergencies requiring Police, Fire Department, or Ambulance dial 911.
Notify Campus Security that Emergency Services have been called by dialling 416.491.5050 ext. 88