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Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory

Medical Transportation Program

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Description
Responsible for coordinating medical transportation for community members
  • Provides transportation to medical appointments within the community for members without access to a vehicle
  • Provides transportation and/or assistance from/to Wikwemikong to out-of-town medical appointments (doctor, dentist, optometrist, specialist) in Little Current and surrounding area
  • Submits medical appointment travel, mileage, meal and accommodation requests on behalf of individual
  • Provides assistance with making arrangements for any medical appointments out of town such as booking appointments, hotels, and completing applications for mileage compensation
Eligibility
Members of Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory who require medical transportation assistance due to age, illness or disability or do not have access to a vehicle
Application Process
  • Requires written proof of medical appointment
  • Requires 2 weeks advance booking for out-of-town appointments; exceptions made for emergencies
  • Recommends booking a day ahead for in-town appointments
  • Advance cancellation recommended
Office
705-859-3164 - Health Centre
Fax
705-859-3300
Web Site
https://www.wikyhealth.ca/
Mailing Address
PO Box 101
c/o Wikwemikong Health Centre
Wikwemikong, ON, P0P 2J0
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Melissa Roy, Medical Transportation Supervisor
Email: mroy@wikyhealth.ca
Phone: 705-859-3164 Ext 241
Fees
None
Documents Required
Written proof of medical appointments required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
Government - City
Topic(s)
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
September 27, 2022
Address
Wikwemikong Health Centre, 16A Complex Dr
Wiikwemkoong First Nation, ON, P0P 2J0
  • Health Centre is located at Complex Dr near the Administration Office
  • Closest intersection is at Complex Dr and Wikwemikong Way

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0800 - 1600
Tue
0800 - 1600
Wed
0800 - 1600
Thu
0800 - 1600
Fri
0800 - 1600

Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4 pm
Service Area(s)
Wikwemikong