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Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory
Health Clinic

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Offers a health centre providing family medical care, mental health services and community-based health programs
  • Coordinates health care services through Family Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Community Health Nurses, Dietitian and a Diabetes Team and other health care professionals
  • Provides health awareness and counselling, education and prevention workshops and seminars
  • Coordinates clinics/workshops in areas that may include Diabetes, Foot Care, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases
  • Offers a medicine lodge for culturally appropriate services through traditional healers
  • Coordinates health initiatives/activities such as health fairs for different age groups

Addresses individual health care needs by providing:
  • Intake services to determine health needs of individual
  • Coordination of one-on-one prenatal/postnatal care with the community health nurse
  • Home visits to the sick, elderly, new mothers and persons with health care needs
  • Assistance with coordinating local and long distance travel arrangements for medical appointments
  • Advocacy on behalf of individual with other health professionals
  • Outdoor trips in group settings for residential school survivors
  • Parent involvement and resources to reduce the incidence of head lice in the schools
  • Speech and language assessments, treatment and training with special needs workers

Services and programs include:
  • Aboriginal Head Start On-Reserve
  • Animal Control Program
  • Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program
  • Diabetes Project
  • Environmental Health Program
  • Healthy Babies Healthy Children
  • Maternal Child Health Program
  • Medical Transportation
  • Traditional Medicine
  • Waasa Naabin Community Youth Services Centre
  • Walk-In Clinic

Also supports services of:
  • Chiropractor
  • Dental Clinic
  • Optometrist
  • Psychologist
Comments
Tribal Council: Unaffiliated Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) Manitoulin Island Treaty
  • Chiropractor located at Wikwemikong Health Centre, ph 705-859-3169 (Tuesdays only)
  • Dental Clinic located at 15 Complex Dr, ph 705-859-3476
  • Optometrist, ph 705-859-2988
Eligibility
Members of Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory
Application Process
  • Appointments required
  • Must present valid health card (OHIP) and certificate of Indian status (if applicable)
  • Recommends calling at least 24 hours in advance to cancel an appointment; calling early in the day is appreciated
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On August 29, 2018

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