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Thessalon First Nation

Health Services

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Description
Provides programs and services that promote physical and mental health for community members
  • Provides health and wellness awareness and education, activities and training to meet health needs within community
  • Facilitates once-weekly services of a visiting Physician
  • Coordinates clinics through the Community Health Nurse in areas that may include Diabetes, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases
  • Offers prenatal and postpartum health care
  • Provides smoking cessation programs and counselling upon request
  • Provides traditional ceremonies for health issues, information about traditional herbs and medicines and consultations with traditional healers
  • Works with the Northshore Tribal Council health department for the provision of primary health care, chronic disease nurse, dietitian, mental health counselling and physiotherapy
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 on behalf of individual with other health professionals
  • Education and information about Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE)
  • Home visits to the sick, elderly, new mothers and persons with health care needs
  • Mental health counselling, case management and referrals to other service providers and programs
  • Assistance with coordinating local and long distance travel arrangements for medical appointments

 
Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1600
Tue
0830 - 1600
Wed
0830 - 1600
Thu
0830 - 1600
Fri
0830 - 1600
Sat
0830 - 1600
Sun
0830 - 1600

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Summer Hours: Mon-Thu 8:30 am-12:30 pm, 1 pm-4 pm; Fri 8:30 am-1 pm
Eligibility
Members of Thessalon First Nation
Application Process
Call office to book appointment
Fees
None
Documents Required
Valid Ontario health card and certificate of Indian status (if applicable) required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
March 29, 2021