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Sachigo Lake First Nation
Health Centre

Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members
  • Coordinates health care services through Nursing station
  • Provides physician consultations a few days per month with a visiting physician from Sioux Lookout
  • Provides health awareness and counselling, education and prevention workshops especially in the areas of diabetes and alcohol/drug abuse
  • Coordinates clinics/workshops in areas that may include Diabetes, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases
  • Offers a palliative care program when required
  • Participates in the Sachigo Lake Wilderness Emergency Response Education Initiative (SLWEREI) which teaches comprehensive first aid/mental health first aid to enable community members/first responders to provide the appropriate level of emergency care
  • Coordinates ongoing emergency response education to groups of community members

Addresses individual health care needs by providing:
  • Advocacy on behalf of individual with other health professionals
  • Coordination of one-on-one pre-natal care with the community health nurse
  • 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

Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN)
  • Provides access to specialized medical care using videoconferencing and other tele-diagnostic equipment
  • Allows specialists to remotely examine and prescribe treatments to patients in their home communities
  • Reduces the need to travel to receive care
Tribal Council: Windigo First NationsPolitical Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)Treaty #9
  • Medications MUST be picked up during regular office hours only
  • Telemedicine Community Telehealth Coordinators are Jennifer McKay, email and Leonard Mekanak, email; phone 807-735-1381 Ext 1404
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pmEmergency Service: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Members of Sachigo Lake First Nation
Application Process
Requires booked appointments
Not Applicable
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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