Hamilton Social Medicine Response Team

To aid vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 outbreak HAM SMaRT is distributing food, clean needles, and anti-infection supplies, as well as providing information about the virus, local resources, and recommended safety measures. They are also surveying their clients to gather data about how the COVID-19 virus is effecting these communities.

An outreach service of general internal medicine and infectious diseases physicians, registered nurses, midwifery and outreach workers whose goal is to provide excellence in clinical care to individuals who have difficulty accessing care in the traditional medical system. Acts through a mobile service specializing in patients with chronic or infections diseases who are affected by poverty, homelessness, and addiction. Operates in association with McMaster University's Department of Medicine and the Hamilton Shelter Health Network.

Hours: Hours vary * contact for details
Phone: 905-521-2100 x42471

Eligibility

Open to all.

Application

Referral form is available online. Referrals can be made by physicians or individuals.

Fees

None

Accessibility

Not Applicable

Languages

English

Primary Contact Person

Dr. Tim O-Shea

Areas Served

Hamilton (City of)

Agency Type

Non Profit