Virtual Health Resources

Included in all ARTA Extended Health Care Plans


Navigating the heathcare system can be complex, but ARTACares is here to help. ARTACares provides support to you and your family during times of need, such as during a serious illness, injury, surgery, or even for lingering concerns such as chronic illness. A nurse can provide support by addressing your health or caregiving challenges and proving tangible solutions.

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Maintaining your mental health is just as important as maintaining your physical health. That's why ARTA's Extended Health Care benefit plans include access to Greenshield Health to give members access to quality counselling that can support them in all areas of their lives. Whether you're going through a crisis, not feeling yourself, or just need someone to talk to, you can utilize this online service to receive help during life's tough moments.

Sessions can be held by phone, online, or in-person with same-day appointments available. Up to five hours of individual counselling and five hours of couples' counselling is available annually, per person. Health coaching, life/transition coaching, and financial/legal services are also available.

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Instantly connect with a Canadian-licensed doctor for medical care from your phone, tablet, or computer – any time, 24/7. Online doctors in Canada can treat many conditions without you ever having to leave home, including allergies, asthma, a cold, the flu, infections, pink eye, sore throat, and many more. The average wait time to speak with a doctor is less than 10 minutes.

Learn more about telemedicine

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