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Advance Medical Directives

Advance Medical DirectivesNow there is a form that allows you to indicate in advance whether you wish to accept or decline medical treatment in the event that you become unable to consent to care. These advance medical directives are a way to express your wishes before you are no longer able to do so. To learn more, see the Advance Medical Directives page.


Preventing Drowning

Each year in Québec, more than 70 people drown and more than 50 people are hospitalized after almost having drowned. One drowning on 10 occurs in a swimming pool, while nearly three quarters of drownings occur in natural bodies of water.

For more information about safety measures you can take while practicing aquatic and nautical activities, see the Preventing Drowning page.

Health Tips for the Summer

To enjoy the summer to the fullest, there are simple ways to protect yourself from summertime woes. Find all the tips and tricks. Visit our file Health Tips for the Summer to learn more about West Nile virus (WNV), Lyme disease, sunburn and oppressive heat.

Family Doctor Waiting List Now Available Online

Anyone looking for a family doctor can now submit their registration form online. The waiting list is now available at http://www.gamf.gouv.qc.ca/index_en.html.

People who are already registered and awaiting a family doctor retain their priority. 

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