What Is the 800 Number for Ask-A-Nurse?

Chris Ryan/Caiaimage/Getty Images

The toll free number for Ask-A-Nurse at St. Vincent Health is 1-800-326-8080. The local number is 814-452-5500. The line is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Ask-A-Nurse is a free, confidential service provided by the Saint Vincent Health System to those in Erie County and Westfield, NY. People who call Ask-A-Nurse will be connected to registered nurses who have been trained to answer helpline questions. The nurses can help with physician referrals, emergency services, community programs and treatment issues.

The nurses at Ask-A-Nurse request that those who call the helpline have some basic information. To help them, patients should be able to explain any symptoms and discuss when the problem started. If vital signs can be taken beforehand, that can assist the nurse on the call.