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The Health Center, located on Ring Road across from the SLC, offers a multitude of services including the following: appointments with physicians, urgent care/walk-in, Verification of Illness forms (when you have missed a midterm, lab or exam), immunization including the TB Shot, laboratory blood work, allergy injections, health monitoring, family planning, nutritional and individual counselling. The hours are limited and vary between the term, it is best to check the website before going.

There is an optometry center, across from CIF, that offers full vision check-ups, as well as selling glasses, and contact lenses. The SLC also hosts a dental office and a pharmacy on the lower floor.

Aside from the health care services provided on campus, there are many others throughout the city. The three closest walk-in clinics are listed below. In instances where urgent care is required, please go directly to the emergency room, either by taxi or ambulance (911), at Grand River Hospital.

There is both an optometry and dental clinic in the University Plaza, as well as pharmacy. For other pharmaceutical products and over the counter drugs, any popular chain is Shoppers Drug Mart.

The Doctor’s Office Walk-in Clinic
170 University Ave. West, Waterloo (University Plaza)
519 725-1514
Hours: 9 a.m – 8 p.m. Monday-Friday
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday & Sunday

Westmount Urgent Care Clinic
751 Victoria Street, Kitchener
519 745-2273
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday to Friday
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Laurentian Walk-in Clinic
(Located within Zehrs in the Laurentian Power Centre
at Ottawa Street and Homer Watson Boulevard)
750 Ottawa Street South, Kitchener
519 570-3174
Hours: 9:00 a.m – 8:00 p.m. Monday to Friday
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Grand River Hospital
835 King Street West, Kitchener
Emergency Services 24/7

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