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Let’s Look out for Each Other – Corona Virus Information

 

In effort to prevent community spread of novel coronavirus (COVID 19) and following the recommendations from the Ministries of Health and The City of Hamilton Public Health, Hamilton Urban Core is asking you to follow these steps:

  1. If you have a cough, breathing problems and/or a fever, and have recently travelled outside of Canada, please stay home and call your primary care provider for guidance. If you see a doctor or nurse practitioner at Hamilton Urban, call us at (905) 522-3233. If you do not have a family doctor please call for and intake appointment over the telephone. If you have no symptoms appointments for any service may be rebooked after the recommended self isolation period which is 14 days after your return to Canada.
  2. Everyone is asked to self screen before coming to the Centre. Everyone will be screened before any in-person appointment. Everyone will be asked if you have a cough, breathing problems and/or a fever, and have recently travelled outside of Canada. Everyone entering the Centre will have their temperature taken to check if they have a fever. You may be asked to rebook your appointment or not attend the appointment if you are unwell
  3. All non-essential appointments, services, and programs at Hamilton Urban Core have been suspended until further notice
    List of Suspended Programs
    • Street Drop In
    • Pancake Tuesday
    • Men’s Anger Management
    • Women’s Approach to Anger
    • Art From the Heart
    • Good Food Box
    • Health Card Kiosk
    • Immigrant Women at the Core
    • Early steps
    • Streetwise
    • Men’s circle
    • Cooking at the Core
    • LAffers
    • Life lessons Parenting skills
    • Dinner n’ Movie
    • Family Saturday
    • Blood Pressure Clinic
    • Taking Charge Diabetes Education
    • Taking Charge Diabetes Support Group
    • Acu-Detox Drop In
    • Smart Recovery
    • Health Promotion Education for Seniors
    • Chiropractic Clinic
    • Laundry Services
Hamilton Urban Core Health Centre is following key public health and clinical recommendations as we learn more about the COVID-19 situation in Ontario.

Your best defence against getting sick is:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
  • Avoid close contact with people who are ill
  • Stay home when you are ill
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then immediately throw the tissue in the garbage and wash your hands
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces
  • "Practice Social Distancing" which means keeping a distance of 2 metres or 6 feet between you and other people
People who are at higher risk need to carefully monitor the situation. These include:
  • older people
  • people with chronic disease (for example, diabetes, cancer, heart, renal or chronic lung disease)
  • people with weakened immune systems

For the latest updates about Coronavirus:

If you have any questions about cancellations of programs, please contact Rehuda, Administrative Client Support 905-522-3233 ext. 228. or by Email administration@hucchc.com



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