The region is served by the Centre de santé et des services sociaux Baie-des-Chaleurs (CSSSBC), which offers high-quality healthcare through its network of 1,250 employees working in the hospital, five CLSCs, three long-term care institutions and the Family Medicine Unit (FMU).
Built in 2007, the mission of the FMU is to train medical residents in family medicine as they serve their last year of residency; the Unit is affiliated with Université Laval de Québec, which provides the necessary support and supervision. In this way, the CSSSBC oversees the development of its full potential and that of its employees.
In addition, many private clinics provide support for the public healthcare sector. To locate a clinic near you, consult the on-line Business Directory.
In the area of health tourism, Baie-des-Chaleurs is also the cradle of thalassotherapy in North America. Two reputable establishments—the Centre Aqua-Mer in Carleton and the Auberge du Parc in Paspébiac, have been offering quality care for the past several years.