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Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

Ontario Breast Screening Program

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Description
Breast screening for early detection of breast cancer in women
  • Provides clinical breast exam preformed by a specially trained nurse
  • Conducts mammograms (x-ray of the breast)
  • Teaches how to perform self examinations
NOTE:
  • Screening can include a physical breast examination by a specially trained nurse and two-view mammography where screening results are sent to both the patient and her doctor
  • Individuals who receive normal results are automatically recalled for their next screening appointment. Individuals with abnormal results are referred back to their doctor for further investigation, or are referred directly for additional tests
Comments
Hospital can be reached by mail via 2 postal addresses: Box 34 and Box 664
Eligibility
  • Residents of the Weeneebayko region
  • Women 50 years and older
  • Women between 30 and 69 years identified as having a high-risk
  • Must have no previous history of breast cancer, no breast implants, and have not received a mammogram within the last year
Application Process
  • Requires booked appointments
  • No referral required for women over 50 years of age
  • Medical referral required for women under 50 years of age
Office
705-658-4544
Crisis
705-658-1111
Book/cancel appointments
705-658-4031 or 705-658-4032
Diagnostic Imaging
705-658-4544 Ext 2305
Fax
705-658-4917
Web Site
https://www.waha.ca
Mailing Address
PO Box 664
c/o WAHA
Moose Factory, ON, P0L 1W0
Canada
Languages
English
Fees
None
Documents Required
Valid Ontario health card
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(20) Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
February 10, 2021
Address
19 Hospital Dr
Cochrane, Unorganized, North Part, ON, P0L 1W0
  • Health Authority offices are located in the Weeneebayko General Hospital in Moose Factory at Center Rd
  • Hospital is situated at southernmost end of Moose Factory Island at the mouth of Moose River on James Bay

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0900 - 1630
Tue
0900 - 1630
Wed
0900 - 1630
Thu
0900 - 1630
Fri
0900 - 1630

Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Attawapiskat First Nation
  • Fort Albany First Nation
  • Kashechewan First Nation
  • Moose Factory
  • Moosonee
  • Weenusk First Nation