Healthier People - Healthier Communities

Walk-In clinic

Nova scotia health services at OHC

Contact Information:
Phone: 1-902-275-4414 *option 2*
Fax: 1-902-275-5080

P.O. Box 580
3769, Hwy 3
Chester, NS
B0J 1J0

Health Care Team:
Nancy LaPierre NP
Dr. Nina Lucas
Dr. Christian Hackshaw
Dr. Lely Abud
Sierra Kaizer RN, FPN
Jena McNeil RN, FPN
Dominique Kwan, Clinical Therapist
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday: 08:30 am – 04:00 pm
Phones not answered from 12:00 – 1:00pm for lunch

Chester Community Clinic, Nova Scotia Health COVID-19 update:

  • Our clinic is operating in a reduced capacity to help reduce the spread of Covid-19. At this time, we are offering phone and in-person appointments depending on your clinical concern. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
  • In person appointments: please ensure you follow current covid-19 guidelines when visiting our clinic. For more information:
  • Currently, the Chester Community Clinic is NOT offering the Covid-19 Vaccine in office. For more information on eligibility and vaccination clinics:

NSH Mental Health & Addiction Services- first & second floors  :

  • The Opioid Use Disorder Clinic :Self-referral, for more information or to book an appointment call 902-634-8807 ext. 171-3307
  • For other Mental Health & Addictions services please call the Bridgewater office intake line 1-902-543-5400 or 1-855-922-1122

NSH Continuing Care- second floor:

  • If you have questions or concerns please call the intake line 1-800-225-7225

NSH Public Health -second floor:

  • Staff will be working from home; if you have questions or concerns please call  1-902-275-3581; 1-902-634-4014 or 1-902-543-0850

NSH Blood Clinic-first floor:

  • Open every Thursday from 7:30am-1:00pm. To book an appointment call 1-833-998-2722 between 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mon. to Fri. or book online (online bookings coming soon for Chester location). Online appointments can be made for South Shore Regional Hospital, Lunenburg Hospital, Tantallon, etc
  • You may drop off specimens at the Chester OHC first floor blood collection clinic Thursdays from 7:30am-10:30am

NSH Diabetic Clinic- first floor:

  • Please call 1-902-624-7338 for an update on the satellite services offered at OHC.

NSH Smoking Cessation Program- second floor

  • To minimize the risk of exposure, groups will continue to be temporarily suspended. Individual services will be offered via Telephone or Zoom. If you would like to self-refer, please call Caelin Campbell at 1-902-527-5083

If you have questions for the NS Health Authority contact 1-902-527-5810 or 1-855-881-7061;

For trusted, everyday health information and advice, call the Nova Scotia Health Authority`s 811 line to speak to a registered nurse 24 hours a day / 7 days a week


IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A FAMILY DOCTOR : Please call 811 or visit  to add your name to the provincial waiting list