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Sandy Lake First Nation
Health Services

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Description
  • Oversees the administration of health programs for the community
  • Offers a stroke prevention program facilitated by two trained fitness instructors and two facilitators to lead stroke prevention workshops
Administers the following programs:
  • Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children
  • Brighter Futures
  • Child Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Dental Program
  • Diabetes Prevention Program
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum/Fetal Alcohol Effects Program
  • Home Care Program
  • Maternal Health Program
  • Mental Health
  • National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program
  • Nishtum Headstart Program
  • Prenatal Program
Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN)
  • Provides access to specialized medical care using videoconferencing and other tele-diagnostic equipment
  • Allows specialists to remotely examine and prescribe treatments to patients in their home communities
  • Reduces the need to travel to receive care
  • Participates in Thunder Bay's Regional Critical Care Response Program (RCCR) as a pilot site with other First Nation communities which enables patients to now be triaged and cared for by critical care doctors and other highly-skilled staff at Thunder Bay Regional Health Science Centre's Intensive Care Unit via videoconferencing equipment prior to air transfer via Orng
Comments
Independent First Nation (No Tribal Council affiliation)Provincial Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)Treaty #5Telehealth Coordinator: 807-774-1401
Eligibility
Members of Sandy Lake First Nation
Application Process
Call for information
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Agency Information
Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On February 4, 2019

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