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STREET MEDICINE OUTREACH

The locations, date and times below are subject to change without notice.

WEDNESDAY 5:15-5:30 PM Meet at Pershing Park

TEAM 1 – Street Medicine Outreach Team will treat clients in Pershing Park, once completed they will leave Pershing Park & walk along Cabrillo Blvd toward the pier and Chase Palm Park.  Street rounds will last approximately 1 ½ – 2 hours.

TEAM 2 – The DWW Van will be utilized to carry a Street Medicine Outreach team to outlying areas of Santa Barbara, such as Oak Park and Via Vera Cruz Park and other areas we have been notified of needing assistance. This team will stay out as weather and light permit but no longer than 2 hours.

THURSDAY 5:15 PM 15 East Micheltorena Street

TEAM 1 – STATE ST. AT MICHELTORENA TO ANAPAMU TO ANACAPA TO ALAMEDA PARK   Street rounds will follow this route for about 1 ½ – 2 hours.

TEAM 2 – The DWW Van will be utilized to carry a Street Medicine Outreach team to outlying areas of Santa Barbara, such as Dwight Murphy, Ortega Park, and other areas we have been notified of needing assistance. This team will stay out as weather and light permit but no longer than 2 hours.

Street Medicine is the term used to define a collaboration of professionals who deliver health care and related services directly to people living and sleeping on the streets and in austere environments.

The term Street Medicine was coined by pioneer Dr. Jim Withers, one of the leaders in the movement, and one of the inspirations behind the creation of Doctors Without Walls-Santa Barbara Street Medicine.

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