COVID, Cold and Flu Care Clinic (CCFCC)
To address the changing health care needs in London Middlesex, the COVID-19 Assessment Centre at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) in collaboration with the Middlesex London Ontario Health Team (MLOHT) expanded services offered at the COVID-19 Assessment Centre and transitioned to the COVID, Cold and Flu Care Clinic (CCFCC).
Located at 800 Commissioners Road East, in Building 24, the clinic is open seven days a week, 9:20 AM to 6:30 PM. The clinic is staffed to provide care to paediatric patients on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4pm-8pm.
Appointments must be made online or by calling 519-685-8500 ext 75503.
The centre now offers assessment, testing and treatment of patients with symptoms of COVID, cold and flu including:
- Fever or chills
- Cough (not related to other causes such as allergies)
- Difficulty breathing
- Muscle aches or joint pain
- Decreased or loss of taste or smell
- Gastrointestinal symptoms (such as vomiting or diarrhea)
- Runny nose or nasal congestion
- Abdominal pain (not related to other causes)
- Extreme tiredness
- Sore throat
- Pink eye (not related to other causes
You should visit the CCFCC if:
- You do not have a primary care provider
- Your symptoms are getting worse or not improving
- A health professional told you to visit the CCFCC
Anyone experiencing a medical emergency, should go to their nearest Emergency Department or call 911.
When possible, your primary care provider (family doctor or nurse practitioner) should be the first option when seeking medical care. If you are connecting with your primary care provider by phone or video, they may recommend you visit the COVID, Cold and Flu Care Clinic (CCFCC) for testing, assessment, and/or treatment.
Other options include:
- Visit your local walk-in clinic or visit thehealthline.ca to learn about health services near you
- Health Connect Ontario by calling 8-1-1 or by visiting ontario.ca/HealthConnectOntario. A nurse is available 24/7 to offer advice.
If you don’t have a family doctor or nurse practitioner, visit Health Care Connect to register with the program. It refers Ontarians to a family health care provider who may be accepting new patients.
The Ontario College of Family Physicians has also created tips in 11 different languages on how to decide when to see care for a respiratory illness and how to support a sick child at home.
The Ontario College of Family Physicians encourages individuals to wear a mask in crowded, public indoor spaces, wash your hands or use hand sanitizer, cough and sneeze into your elbow, stay home when sick, and stay up to date on your vaccines.