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Whitefish River First Nation

Health and Social Services

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Description
Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members and serves as the administration office for health and social services
  • Coordinates health care services through visiting Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Community Health Nurse, Dietitian and a Diabetes Team
  • Provides health awareness and counselling, education and prevention workshops especially in the areas of diabetes and alcohol/drug abuse
  • Coordinates clinics/workshops in areas that may include Diabetes, Foot Care, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases
  • Offers a palliative care program when required
  • Coordinates health initiatives/activities such as health fairs for different age groups
  • Hosts recreation nights, women's socials and other events for community members
Addresses individual health care needs by providing:
  • Advocacy on behalf of individual with other health professionals
  • 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
Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1630
Tue
0830 - 1630
Wed
0830 - 1630
Thu
0830 - 1630
Fri
0830 - 1630

Sep-Jun: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Jul-Aug: Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Eligibility
Members of Whitefish River First Nation
Application Process
  • Requires booked appointments for visiting professionals
  • Registration for activities recommended
Fees
None
Documents Required
Valid Ontario health card required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
Social Media
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
February 4, 2021