Infectious Diseases Care Program

The Infectious Disease Care Program at St. Joseph’s Hospital meets the outpatient needs of HIV-infected and affected populations across the region, providing medical, nursing, social work, pharmacy, and nutrition services on an outpatient basis.

The focus is on both medical as well as psycho-social aspects of HIV/AIDS. The program also provides care for patients with a broad range of other acute and chronic infectious diseases.

Our philosophy

  • Caring
  • Compassionate
  • Comprehensive
  • Confidential

Community partners 

The Infectious Disease Care Program of St. Joseph’s Health Care London collaborates with community partners with the goal of improving the health of the population.

Together, we address health determinants affecting individuals and communities in Southwestern Ontario.

Some of our primary community partners include, but are not limited to:

Regional HIV/AIDS Connection - multiple locations depending on services needed, please see their locations on the HIV/AIDS Connection website.
Phone: 519 434-1601 / toll free: 1-866-920-1601
Email: @email
Practical support; safer sex information; needle exchange; confidential counseling about disclosure and any other HIV-related issues; no Health Card or name required.

London Regional AIDS Hospice (known as the John Gordon Home)
596 Pall Mall St, London, ON, N5Y 2Z9
Phone: 519 433-3951
Providing support to people with HIV/AIDS and HCV (Hep C) who have immediate health care needs to realize positive health and wellness outcomes through the provision of: Transitional Care, Respite Care and End of Life Care.

Middlesex-London Health Unit
355 Wellington St., Suite 110 (inside Citi Plaza), London, ON N6A 3N7
Phone: 519-663-5317
Free confidential testing and treatment for STI’s, including HIV testing; counseling, contact tracing and partner notification; refer to Infectious Diseases Care Program and other follow-up support services as needed.

Options Clinic
659 Dundas Street East, London
Phone: 519 673-4427
Email: @email
Anonymous (no Health Card or name required) HIV standard and rapid testing; appointment recommended.

HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO)
Free legal help for people living with HIV/AIDS in Ontario.
Phone: 416-340-7790 or
Toll-free in Ontario: 1-888-705-8889
55 University Avenue, Suite 1400
Toronto, Ontario, Canada   M5J 2H7
(signs in the building say “HALCO”)              
FAX: 416-340-7248
email: @email

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