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Fort William First Nation

Health Centre

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Description
Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members
  • Coordinates health care services through Community Health Nurse, Community Health Representative, Clerk and Diabetes worker as well as other professionals
  • Provides health awareness and counselling, education and prevention workshops
  • Coordinates clinics/workshops in areas that may include Immunization, Sexual Health, Smoking Cessation and Communicable Diseases
  • Administers a Safe Needle Exchange program and functions as the safe needle exchange and safe inhalation kit pick-up and drop-off site
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 and support on behalf of individual with other health professionals
  • Coordination of one-on-one pre-natal 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
Hosts a variety of annual community events including:
  • Annual Health Fair
  • Children's Christmas celebration and 55+ Christmas celebration
  • Community bazaars
  • Family picnic
  • Family walk
  • Good Food Box program
  • Halloween Drop-in
  • NIIBIN Day Camp
Hours of Operation
Mon
0900 - 1600
Tue
0900 - 1600
Wed
0900 - 1600
Thu
0900 - 1600
Fri
0900 - 1600

Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Eligibility
Members of Fort William First Nation
Application Process
  • Requires booked appointments
  • For Safe Needle Exchange program information call Addictions and Wellness Worker
Fees
None
Documents Required
Valid Ontario health (OHIP) card and certificate of Indian status (if applicable) required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government
Topic(s)
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
May 13, 2021