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Dokis First Nation

Health Services


Description
  • Provides programs and services that promote physical and mental health for community members
  • Offers a health centre consisting of a multi-disciplinary team that provides health prevention, promotion and non-urgent treatment
  • Focuses on a holistic approach offering both western and traditional healing choices
  • Provides health awareness, skills development, education and prevention workshops and seminars
  • Coordinates clinics in areas including Foot Care, Blood Pressure, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases
  • Offers diabetes education and management counselling
  • Provides mental health counselling
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
  • Prenatal and postnatal support and visits
  • Home visits to the sick, elderly, new mothers and persons with health care needs
  • Child development screening
  • Blood pressure and blood glucose monitoring
Comments
Community members access urgent health/hospital services at the North Bay Regional Health Centre at 50 College Drive in North Bay, the West Nipissing Community Health Centre in Sturgeon Falls or Health Sciences North in Sudbury
Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1630
Tue
0830 - 1630
Wed
0830 - 1630
Thu
0830 - 1630
Fri
0830 - 1600

Mon-Thu 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm; Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Eligibility
Members of Dokis First Nation
Application Process
  • Requires booked appointments
  • Valid health card and certificate of Indian status (if applicable) required
Fees
None
Documents Required
Valid Ontario health card and certificate of Indian status (if applicable) required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
March 17, 2021