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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
705-278-3330
Crisis
1-800-290-3019 - Ambulance
Telemedicine Appointments
705-658-4544 Ext 2248
Fax
705-278-1121
Web Site
https://www.waha.ca
Mailing Address
PO Box 91
c/o Fort Albany Hospital
Fort Albany, ON, P0L 1H0
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
5 Airport Rd
Fort Albany First Nation, ON, P0L 1H0
  • Fort Albany Hospital is located at Airport Rd in the community of Fort Albany First Nation
  • Community is approximately 150 km N of Moosonee and 450 km N of Timmins on W shore of James Bay

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0900 - 1700
Tue
0900 - 1700
Wed
0900 - 1700
Thu
0900 - 1700
Fri
0900 - 1700

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