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Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation
Health Services

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Description
Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members
  • Provides health services to the community members through a Community Health Nurse
  • Provides health awareness, education and prevention workshops and seminars
  • Coordinates clinics in areas that may include Diabetes, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases
  • Coordinates monthly foot care sessions in individual's home or at clinic
  • Works with maintenance workers and Environmental Health Officer to ensure community water quality
  • 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 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
Comments
Tribal Council: Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory Services Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) Treaty #3
Hours of Operation
Health Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pmHours for home visits vary
Eligibility
Members of Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation
Application Process
  • Recommends booked appointments
  • Prior arrangements must be made for home visits
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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