Health & Wellness

Student Health Centre

Local Health Centres

Medical Care Off-Campus

  • Canadian students should present a valid provincial health card
  • International students should bring a printed copy of their health insurance card
  • If possible, bring a list of your current prescriptions. If you are managing several medications, consider keeping a list on your phone.
  • Consider tracking health issues in a journal, particularly if symptoms are recurring/chronic or very severe, and having a list of your emergency contacts.
  • If you need emergency care, try to have someone accompany you.

Valley Regional Hospital

150 Exhibition Street, Kentville
Phone: 902-678-7381
Hours of Operation: Always open.

Eastern Kings Memorial Community Health Centre (EKM)

23 Earnscliffe Ave, Wolfville
Phone: 1-833-710-0110

Appointment times: 
Monday-Friday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm

EKM is a community clinic that offers appointments on a first-come, first-serve basis. The clinic offers appointments on weekday evenings and on Sundays. You can call the clinic during the daytime to book an appointment for that night.

  • Call 1-833-710-0110 to book your appointment beginning at 8:00am from Monday to Friday.
  • To schedule an appointment on Sunday, call on Friday beginning at 8:00am.

For example, the clinic offers appointments from 5:00pm - 9:00pm on Thursdays. You could call beginning at 8:00am on Thursday morning to schedule an appointment for Thursday evening.


Bloodwork is available on weekdays from 7:00am - 2:00pm. Book your bloodwork appointment online at or call 1-833-998-2722 (weekdays 7:00am - 7:00pm, Saturdays 8:00am - 4:00pm).


20 Silver Fox Avenue, Suite 202, New Minas
Phone: 902-678-4165

Hours of Operation:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday and Thursday: 12:00pm - 8:00 pm
Closed weekends and holidays


  • Chronic Condition Management (Diabetes, Cardiovascular, Mental Health, Thyroid, COPD, Asthma, Chronic Pain)
  • Medication Management (Refills, Renewals, Medication Reviews)
  • Lyme Disease or Tick Bite
  • Wellness & Mental Health (Mental Health, Addictions, Anxiety, Depression, Adverse Effects, Smoking Cessation, Sleep Disorders & More)
  • Reproductive Health (Urinary Tract Infection, Birth Control, Menstrual Pain, Emergency Contraception, Yeast Infection & More)
  • Vaccines & Injections (Vaccines, Vitamin B12, Shingles, DTAP, HPV, MMR, Meningitis & More)
  • Ailments & Infections (Sore Throat, Cough, Flu-like Symptoms, Allergies, Covid Treatment, Canker Sores, Cold Sores, Mouth Pain, Acne, Eczema, Dandruff, Nail Fungus, Dry Eye, Pink Eye, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Heartburn, Headache, Joint Pain, Bug Bites, & More)

The Red Door

10 Webster Street, Suite 110, Kentville
Phone: 902-679-1411

The Red Door provides care for individuals under 30 years old.

Hours of Operation:

  • Walk-in services Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 9:00am - 2:00pm
  • Booked appointments with a physician once per week

Walk-in services:

  • Free STI testing
  • Testosterone injection
  • Depo injections
  • Reduced cost birth control, Plan B
  • Pregnancy options counselling
  • BV and yeast infection testing
  • HIV self-test kits
  • Access to the Transformation Closet
  • Free Diva Cups
  • Free condoms

Booked Appointments:

  • Pap tests
  • Birth control prescriptions
  • Treatment of genitalwarts
  • Gender affirming care/HRT/surgery application
  • IUD and Nexplanon insertion
  • Pregnancy termination services

Cochrane’s Pharmasave

442 Main Street, Wolfville

Shoppers Drug Mart

433 Main Street, Wolfville


Virtual Care

Direct2U Doctors

Students can access virtual medical consultations 24/7, including days when the clinic is closed. Direct2U Doctors provides diagnosis and prescription services for $30 per visit for students with a provincial health card, which is not reimbursed. International students can submit this charge to the ASU International Medical Plan for reimbursement.


Maple provides paid virtual care appointments with Canadian doctors.

Maple may be free for Nova Scotian students who are enrolled in the Need a Family Practice registry. Visit Virtual Care NS to learn more.

Beyond ADHD

Beyond ADHD is a paid virtual care service for the diagnoses and treatment of ADHD.


Clinic at Dennis House


Dennis House (West side entrance)
Tel: 902.585.1238
Fax: 902.585.1756


September-April regular hours:

Monday - Friday
9:00am - 12:00pm, 1:30pm - 4:00pm

Our Physicians