Hospitals in Action

Care Provided to Unhoused Patients at Homeless Encampments

UC Davis Health partners with Sacramento County Health Center to deploy “street medicine teams” that offer comprehensive primary care services to unhoused populations.

Compassionate care is part of what hospitals do best – UC Davis Health is providing comprehensive primary care services to homeless individuals living in and around homeless encampments, including: “mental health care, medication, flu shots, wound care and physical exams. They also screen for sexually transmitted infections, provide HIV testing and treat substance abuse disorder,” says UC Davis Health.

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