Health Questions? Ask-A-Nurse

Get FREE expert health information from a registered nurse. When you have symptoms or you're just not sure.

Available 24 hours a day, every day, to residents and visitors in Michigan. No insurance required. Call 231-935-0951 or submit a general health question.


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Common Questions About the Munson Healthcare Ask-A-Nurse Hotline


Can I talk to a nurse if I am visiting northern Michigan on vacation?
Yes, the Ask-A-Nurse hotline is available to everyone in Michigan, free of charge.

Can I use the Ask-A-Nurse hotline if I already have a primary care provider?
Yes, the Ask-A-Nurse hotline is available to everyone regardless of whether you have an established primary care provider. Nurses can also help you find a Munson Healthcare provider. 

What If I Suspect That I Need Emergency Care?
Call 9-1-1 immediately.

Can I call anytime I have a health question?
Yes – you can call our Ask-A-Nurse hotline anytime you have a health-related question.

Can I call to ask questions about somebody else, such as my elderly parents?
We welcome any health-related question, including questions you have about kids, parents, and other loved ones.

Get Health Information When...


Your Child is Sick

  • My child is running a temperature. Should I be concerned?
  • What’s the difference between common cold and COVID-19?
  • What are the symptoms of a teething baby?
  • Does my child have an ear infection?

Your Adventure Takes a Wrong Turn

  • Where’s the closest place for medical care?
  • When should a rash be seen by a doctor?
  • How do I know if my ankle is strained or sprained?

You Have Healthcare Questions

  • Can I get sick with the Delta variant if I already had COVID-19?
  • I think I might have COVID-19. What should I do?
  • Are heart palpitations dangerous?
  • Is it normal to have a headache after getting the COVID-19 vaccine?
  • Should I see my doctor?
  • Concerned about side effects?
  • When is a headache a migraine?
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Where to Go for Care

Sick or Injured? Be seen as quickly as possible – and with potential cost savings. Learn more about where to go for care.

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