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Nipissing First Nation
Health Services

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Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members
  • Provides health awareness and counselling, education and prevention, especially in the areas of diabetes and alcohol/drug abuse
  • Coordinates clinics/workshops in areas that may include Blood Pressure, Environmental Health, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases

Addresses individual health care needs by providing:
  • Advocacy on behalf of individual with other health professionals
  • Coordination of pre-natal care and classes
  • Home visits to the sick, elderly, new mothers and persons with health care needs
  • Delivery of various health promotional programs such as the Annual Health Fair, Health Career Fair, Active Seniors and Diner's Club
  • Assistance with coordinating local and long distance travel arrangements for medical appointments

Coordinates the following programs:
  • Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children
  • Community Health Injury and Illness Prevention Program
  • Diabetes Program
  • Early Childhood Development
  • Good Food Box Program
  • Home and Community Care
  • Maternal Child Health Program
  • Mental Health and Addictions (The Right Path Counseling & Prevention Services)
  • Non-Insured Health Benefits
  • Nutrition Program
  • Recreation
Comments
Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN)Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)Robinson Huron Treaty
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility
Members of Nipissing First Nation
Application Process
  • Requires booked appointments
  • Transportation provided for events/workshops held at the Health Centre; contact office to make arrangements
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government
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   Last Updated On March 11, 2020

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