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Lake of The Woods District Hospital
Ambulance Communications Centre

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Deploys, coordinates and directs the movement of all ambulances and emergency response vehicles in the Kenora and Rainy River Districts

Land ambulance services:
  • Prioritizes the urgency of requests for assistance
  • Determines the appropriate destination hospital to meet patient needs
  • Provides callers with pre-arrival first aid instructions
  • Assigns the closest available and most appropriate ambulance to each emergency
  • Coordinates the transfer of patients between health care facilities
Air ambulance assistance for:
  • Coordination of air ambulance response to remote communities
  • Inter-facility transfers
Also takes calls and dispatches for:
  • All NW Ontario Fire & Rescue Services
  • First Nations First Response Teams
  • Lake of the Woods Search and Rescue
Hours of Operation
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Eligibility
No restrictions
Application Process
No application process
Fees
Service - Ambulance fees for residents and non-residents; Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) subscribers ($45); Non-residents ($240); Rates may vary
Documents Required
Valid Ontario health card
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On May 7, 2020

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