Health Care Options

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Services for Flamborough residents to find affordable health care close to home.

Medical

City of Hamilton 
Urgent Care – Staff and physicians at the UCC provide care for patients from 12 p.m. (noon) to 7 p.m., seven days a week. No appointments are required. Urgent care centers treat all ages: children and adults.

Primary Care
Health Care Connect – to find a family doctor; 1-800-445-1822 Monday to Friday or online
Telehealth Ontario – 24/7 access to medical advice; 1-866-979-0000
Healthcare in Hamilton – a comprehensive website that lists many Healthcare providers in the City of Hamilton

Public Health

City of Hamilton Public Health  – Hamilton Public Health Services offers a range services and supports to address the growing and changing needs of our community. Nurses, doctors, counsellors, and other trained health professionals work with our community partners to promote and protect your health, prevent infectious diseases, and inspect for health hazards.

Street Health Clinics – Services are targeted to those that are street involved and are meant to remove barriers for accessing important health care services. No health card is needed, and any age can attend.

Community Health Centres 

Compass Community Health Centre
Tel: 905-523-6611 ext. 2000
Through an interdisciplinary team of health professionals, Compass, provides an all-encompassing suite of services that adapt to the changing needs of the communities we serve.

Hamilton-Niagara Community Health Centre – Hamilton Site
Tel: 905-528-0163
The CSCHN’s services are available to all French speakers living in the Hamilton/Niagara region.

Hamilton Urban Core Community Health Centre
Tel: 905-522-3433
The Core provides primary healthcare, community health & harm reduction services as well as mental health & addictions counselling, meal programs and more.

 

Home Care

Home and Community Care Support Services is the organization responsible to assess individual’s needs for receiving health care in the home.  They determine eligibility and assign providers and can also help individuals and families find other home-health related services in the community through the HNHB Healthline directory.  (Previously known as LHIN for Hamilton Niagara Haldimand and Brant) Call 905-310-2222 or 1-888-470-2222

Mental Health

ConnexOntario – 24/7 access to information and services to help with mental health, addictions and problem gambling. Contact by phone or chat online; 1-866-531-2600

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Hamilton –  mental health, community, housing and justice programs; call 905-521-0090
Distress lines

Eagles Nest of Waterdown – Helping people develop self-worth, cultivate healthy relationships and navigate through trauma.  They offer counselling, coaching, support groups and programs to adults, youth and children. Contact by phone or email: 905 689 8721 or programs@eaglesnestwaterdown.ca

Sexual Health

Waterdown Sexual Health Clinic – 315 Dundas St. East, 2nd Floor Waterdown; Tuesday 3 to 6pm Call Sexual Health Information Line:  905-528-5894

Drug Costs

Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) – a program that covers the cost of 4400 medications for people 65 and over, 24 and under, in long-term care, on home care, on disability or social assistance or enrolled in the Trillium Drug Program.

Trillium Drug Program – a program to help with very high prescription drug costs. You should apply if you live in Ontario and have a valid health card number, do not have any other drug coverage through ODB or private insurance and spend approximately 4% of your income on prescriptions. Applications can be mailed or completed online.  Call 1-800-575-5386

OHIP+  – Pharmacare for children and youth up to 24 years of age. Provide Health Card Number when filling prescription.  There is no need to apply for program.  Send questions to OHIPplus@ontario.ca

Medical Supplies Subsidy

Assistive Devices Program – a program that generally covers 75% of the cost of specific medical equipment and supplies.  A person must be an Ontario resident with a valid health card requiring equipment for at least 6 months and not eligible for coverage through WSIB or Veterans. For information email: adp@ontario.ca

Vaccinations

Travel Vaccinations at Waterdown Walk-in Clinic at Walmart – annual flu shots in addition to common vaccinations for travel such as hepatitis, typhoid, varicella etc.  Book appointment at 905-690-1418

Dental

Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program – a program for low-income Ontario seniors (65 and over) without other dental coverage.  Covers regular check ups and preventive care, fillings, extractions, x-rays, treating gum disease and infections. There is partial coverage for dentures. Call 1-833-207-4435.  Applications require a guarantor and must be mailed.  They can be printed from the website or obtained through Hamilton Public Health at 905-546-3500.

Free or Low-Cost Dental Programs, City of Hamilton – a variety of programs for children, adults and seniors who are low-income residents of the city of Hamilton without other coverage.  Services may include emergency care, screening, preventative care and some dental procedures.  Call 905-546-2489 for information.

X-ray, Ultrasound and Medical Laboratories

Alpha Laboratories – 255 Dundas St. E. (Sobeys’ plaza, beside Turtle Jacks), Waterdown 905-690-3436

Carlisle Utrasound – 1493 Centre Rd., Carlisle 905-698-3301

Wentworth-Halton X-ray and Ultrasound – 245 Dundas St. East, Waterdown 905-689-0877

Contact Us!

163 Dundas Street East Waterdown, Ontario Mailing address: P.O. Box 240, L0R 2H0 admin@flamboroughconnects.ca 905.689.7880 1.800.297.3427

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