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COVID-19 – Staying Healthy Virtually

Staying Healthy Virtually

The COVID-19 crisis has created an unprecedented challenge for our healthcare system.  Social distancing and self-isolation practices have also forced businesses to reduce their hours or close completely. To keep you and your family healthy, we wanted to provide you with healthcare resources that can be accessed from the comfort of your own home.

General Practitioners

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, some General Practitioners and Family Physicians are now offering appointments either online or by phone.  Contact your General Practitioner to find out what alternatives they have available to traditional, in-person appointments.

Temporary Offer for Free Virtual Healthcare through Shoppers Drug Mart

Shoppers Drug Mart and Maple are making it easier than ever to safely and securely connect with Canadian doctors. You can access doctors online from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for free until April 10, 2020. This is available through a healthcare mobile app that allows you to check symptoms, consult with doctors, and access your health records.  Use the Access Code: Shoppers

Visit the Shoppers Drug Mart and Maple Virtual Healthcare  for more information and to download the app.


Continued service through Maple

Maple offers virtual healthcare online or through their free mobile app.  Their doctors offer advice, diagnosis, and treatment all through their online platform.  In addition to virtual consultations, they can provide prescription refills, lab requisitions, and sick notes.

Maple is available through the following payment options:

  • Pay-per-visit
  • Medical membership plans
  • Credit packages


Visit the Maple website for more information and to register online.

Mental Health Resources and Coping with Stress

Shoppers Drug Mart offers an online stress management program to help you manage your stress and build resilience called SilverCloud Health. This is a pro-active and practical program built in conjunction with leading clinical and subject matter experts that provides you with the tools and techniques to manage stress and bring balance into your life. Use the Access Code: Shoppers

Visit the Shoppers Drug Mart and SilverCloud Website for more information and to register online.

Home Delivery options of Prescription Drugs

Many pharmacies are now offering the option to have your prescription drugs delivered to your home. Contact your pharmacy to find out what alternatives they have available to you to safely receive your prescription drugs.

Alternatively, you can register online with Express Scripts Canada Pharmacy for home delivery of your re-occurring medication.

Visit Express Scripts Canada for more information.


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