Story Posted: 2023-01-11

Health Bus Awareness

Most of us will have seen by now the SHA Health Bus is parked out front of St. Paul’s on a regular basis. They offer a large number of services including offering help to people experiencing:

- Muscle aches and pains;

- Ear infections, sore throats, coughs;

- Wound care;

- Medications and prescriptions;

- Birth control and pregnancy testing;

- STI testing and treatment.

The bus is open from 1:00 4:30 PM when it is on site. There is no charge for services and no appointment is necessary.

The vision of the Health Bus is to provide a mobile Primary Health Centre that creates health equity and closes the disparity gap for people who are geographically, socially, economically and/or culturally isolated. The Nurse Practitioner and Paramedic on the Health Bus may be able to help with routine medical care, instead of going to the Emergency Department.


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