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Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

Primary Care Facility

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Description
Operates a primary care facility and provides an array of services
  • Provides primary care through nurses with doctors and pharmacists available 24 hours a day for telephone consultations
  • Supported by rotating Physician visits
  • Provides mental health services
  • Offers palliative care and chronic care
  • Offers on-site laboratory services
  • Provides surgical consultations and a wide spectrum of surgical procedures
  • Arranges for air ambulance transfers to larger centres for emergency/surgical services
  • Receives ambulance and paramedic services by Weeneebayko Area Health Authority-Paramedic Services (WAHA-PS)
  • Provides traditional healing programs approximately once per month based upon availability of healers
  • Provides English/Cree translation and interpretation services
In Patient Care
  • Provides in-patient and chronic care beds
  • Provides basic surgical and pediatric care
  • Offers prenatal and obstetric care (newborn deliveries)
  • Offers assistance for rehabilitation patients
Out Patient Care
  • Provides a 24-hour emergency department
  • Provides primary care assessment and treatment
  • Hosts various clinics including Diabetes, Hypertension, Prenatal and Well Women
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
Eligibility
Members of the Weeneebayko region and residents along the James Bay coast
Office
705-997-2150
Crisis
705-997-1111 - Ambulance
Telemedicine
705-658-4544 Ext 2248
Dental Clinic
705-997-2149
Fax
705-997-2121
Web Site
https://www.waha.ca
Mailing Address
PO Box 284
c/o Attawapiskat Hospital
Attawapiskat, ON, P0L 1A0
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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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
February 10, 2021
Address
972 Riverside E
Attawapiskat First Nation, ON, P0L 1A0
  • Attawapiskat Hospital is located at Riverside Rd E in the community of Attawapiskat First Nation
  • Community is located on W James Bay, 160 km N of Moosonee; nearest urban centre is Timmins, 500 km S of Attawapiskat

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0930 - 1730
Tue
0930 - 1730
Wed
0930 - 1730
Thu
0930 - 1730
Fri
0930 - 1730

Office: Mon-Fri 9:30 am-5:30 pm
Emergencies: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Service Area(s)
Attawapiskat First Nation