Animakee Wa Zhing 37 First Nation
Health Services

Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members of Windigo Island
  • Coordinates appointments for community members with visiting Nurse Practitioners from Kenora Area Health Access Centre (KAHAC) twice per month
  • Provides health awareness, education and prevention workshops and seminars
  • Coordinates clinics in areas that may include Dental Hygiene, Diabetes, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases
  • Coordinates foot care sessions through visiting specialists
  • Identifies and attempts to correct health hazards

Addresses individual health care needs by providing:
  • Intake services to determine health care needs of individual
  • Referrals to appropriate health care providers based on information in the intake assessment
  • Advocacy on behalf of individual with other health professionals
  • Coordination of one-on-one pre-natal care with the community health representative
  • Home visits to the sick, elderly, new mothers and persons with health care needs
  • Assistance with coordinating local and long distance travel arrangements for medical appointments
Tribal Council: Anishinaabeg of Kabapikotawangag Resource Council (AKRC)Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty 3 (GCT3)Treaty #3Community is on island and only accessible by water during summer months and ice road across the lake during winter
Members of Animakee Wa Zhing #37 First Nation (Northwest Angle 37) residing on Windigo Island
Application Process
Appointments required
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On September 20, 2019

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