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Gizhewaadiziwin Health Access Centre
Health Access Centre

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Health centre focused on family and community health
  • Offers primary health care services through a medical clinic and outreach programs
  • Provides services through Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, RNs, RPNs and traditional Ojibway healers
  • Offers culturally appropriate programs and services for Aboriginals, combining traditional healing and Western medical practices
  • Provides chronic disease management
  • Provides referrals to other service providers and specialists
  • Performs some diagnostic procedures including electrocardiograms and specimen collection
  • Publishes a monthly newsletter available online
  • Collaborates with Riverside Health Care Facilities and Fort Frances Family Health Team for consultations, diagnostic imaging and laboratory analysis

Administers the following programs and services:
  • Aboriginal Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Child Nutrition Program
  • Asthma Education Program
  • Diabetes Program
  • Diabetes Education Program
  • Dietitian and Nutrition Services
  • Health Education Program
  • Immunization Clinic
  • Mental Health Program
  • Ojibway Medical Translator Program
  • Traditional Healing Program
  • Monthly Community Clinics
Hours of Operation
Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Eligibility
Indigenous people living in the Rainy River District both on/off-reserve
Application Process
  • Call or visit
  • Health card and certificate of Indian status (if applicable) required
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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