Ron Dunn from Windsor's Downtown Mission speaks about the Homeless Navigator Program

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It's being billed as cost-effective way to address the problem of hallway medicine. Windsor Regional Hospital and the Downtown Mission teamed up to launch the Homeless navigator program — connecting vulnerable patients with supports to try to cut down on repeated visits to the ER. The Downtown Mission's Executive Director Ron Dunn says six months in, it's been more successful than they imagined.

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