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Satellite Health Facility

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The HHS & SJHH Satellite Health Facility (SHF) is located at 150 King St. E. in Effort Square. The space has been set up to care for patients who do not require hospital care, and are awaiting transfer to a community-based location. The facility is staffed by interprofessional clinical teams as well as primary care physicians.

How to Get Here

From Toronto

  • Take Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) to Highway 403 West (to Hamilton).
  • Exit the QEW at Main Street East. Follow Main Street eastbound to Victoria Avenue.
  • Turn left on Walnut Street South.
  • Turn left on King Street East.
  • The Satellite Health Facility is located on your left.

From Niagara Region

  • Take Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW, towards Hamilton).
  • Exit the QEW at Nikola Tesla Boulevard (exit #90).
  • Turn left onto Birch Avenue.
  • Turn right on Cannon Street East.
  • Turn left on Wentworth Street North.
  • Turn right on King Street East.
  • The Satellite Health Facility is located on your left.

From the Mountain

  • Take the Clairmount Access directly onto Victoria Avenue.
  • Turn left on King Street East.
  • The Satellite Health Facility is located on your left.

Public Transit

For information on Bus Routes and Schedules please visit https://www.hamilton.ca/hsr-bus-schedules-fares/schedule-routes-maps.

Health Care at Satellite Health Facility

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Satellite Health Facility to open 30 new beds

Challenges persist for patients who no longer require acute care, but don’t yet have a place in the community, such...

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From behind-the-scenes to the front lines

Lily Vetzal is one of hundreds of HHS staff deployed to where they’re most needed during the latest Omicron wave. Vetzal is temporarily deployed away from the prosthetics and orthotics department to the Satellite Health Facility.

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NRT staff are “key” to fill staffing gaps, especially during pandemic

During the pandemic, having the Nursing Resource Team who can change assignments any given day is critical. The team is...

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Second outbreak declared at satellite health facility

HAMILTON, ON – There are currently three HHS sites with declared COVID outbreaks. Juravinski Hospital No update provided Jan. 18. Hamilton...

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Satellite health facility provides comfortable, caring environment for patients

For patients caught between hospital care and long-term care homes, Hamilton’s new satellite health facility (SHF) is the answer. Having...