Dental Health Bus

Heat Alert
July 22, 2016 - 12:27pm

The Medical Officer of Health for the City of Hamilton has extended the Heat Warning issued July 20, 2016.

The Medical Officer of Health for the City of Hamilton has extended the Heat Warning issued July 20, 2016. An Extended Heat Warning is issued when hot weather conditions are expected to last three or more consecutive days with daytime highs greater than or equal to 31°C and nighttime lows greater then or equal to 20°C OR Humidex of 40°C or greater. 

Current details

An extended period of hot and humid weather will continue today and persist into the weekend. High temperatures are expected to reach or exceed 33°C today with accompanying humidex values of over 40°C also anticipated.

For more information, visit www.hamilton.ca/heat.

Alert
July 21, 2016 - 12:31pm

Hamilton Fire Department Issues Open Air Burning Ban - July 21, 2016

HAMILTON, ON – July 21, 2016 – Due to current dry weather conditions coupled with the continued forecast of extreme temperatures with no appreciable rain in the near future, the Hamilton Fire Department has issued an immediate ban on all open air burning in the City of Hamilton.  This ban suspends all approved Open Air Burning Permits.

More information and details about the ban.

The Dental Health Bus is for emergency dental services for Hamilton residents who have a low income and do not have dental insurance.

How to access the Dental Health Bus

Come to the location where we park the bus to see a dentist.

  • No appointments are booked; we see you a first-come, first-serve basis
  • Priority is given to people with emergencies

Dental Health Bus

Daily bus locations for 2016

The Dental Health Bus is open Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 12 noon and 1 to 4 pm. The bus is closed for all Statutory Holidays.
Check the calendar or Twitter for closures before you visit the bus.


Monday

Location
Pinky Lewis Recreation Centre
192 Wentworth Street North, Hamilton

or

Beasley Recreation Centre
145 Wilson Street, Hamilton

July 11 - Pinky Lewis
July 18 - Beasley
July 25 - Pinky Lewis
August 1 - Closed
August 8 - Pinky Lewis
August 15 - Beasley
August 22 - Pinky Lewis
August 29 - Beasley
September 5 - Closed
September 12 - Beasley
September 19 - Pinky Lewis
September 26 - Beasley


Tuesday

Location
Dominic Agostino Riverdale Community Centre
150 Violet Drive, Hamilton
(at Barton Street and Centennial Parkway)

August 2 - TBD


Wednesday

Location
Neighbour to Neighbour
28 Athens Street, Hamilton
(off Mohawk between Upper James Street and West 5th Street)

July 20 - Closed in the PM
August 17 - Closed in the PM
September 28 - Closed in the PM


Thursday

Location
East Kiwanis Boys and Girls Club
45 Ellis Avenue, Hamilton
(at Barton Street and Ellis Avenue)

August 4 - Closed


Friday

Location
Pinky Lewis Recreation Centre
192 Wentworth Street North, Hamilton

August 5 - Closed


Dental Health Bus schedule in English July to September, 2016 (PDF, 20 KB)
Dental Health Bus schedule in French July to September, 2016 (PDF, 56 KB)

Services on the Dental Health Bus

The City of Hamilton provides free emergency dental services by dentists. These services include:

  • X-rays
  • Dental fillings
  • Uncomplicated extractions or removing teeth
  • Antibiotics for dental infections