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Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority
Hepatitis C Support and Treatment Service

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  • Works in partnership with primary health care providers to offer services for and raise awareness of Hepatitis C virus (HCV) risks, care and treatment
  • Provides a treatment team made up of HCV Treating Physicians, a Treatment Nurse and a Case Coordinator

Services and support include:
  • Raising awareness of testing options and access to HCV testing
  • Access to care and treatment
  • Access to mental health and addiction counselling
  • Education and awareness of risk factors and prevention
Eligibility
First Nations and non-First Nations people living in the Sioux Lookout region who are at risk of acquiring, are living with or affected by the Hepatitis C virus (HCV)

Residency Requirements: The 33 First Nation communities in the Sioux Lookout region
Application Process
  • Health Care or Social Service providers can call for referral form to refer a client or patient for services; forms can be faxed or sent via electronic medical record
  • Self-referrals also accepted by calling office or toll-free number
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On November 20, 2018

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