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Whitesand First Nation

Health Department


Description
Health department providing services that promote physical and mental health for community members
  • Offers primary health care including treatment and emergency services
  • Coordinates health care services through Nursing staff, Community Health Representative, visiting physicians and Family/Home Support workers
  • 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, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases
  • Offers a palliative care program when required
Addresses individual health care needs by providing:
  • Advocacy 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
Coordinates the following programs:
  • Diabetes Program
  • Early Childhood Development
  • Elder's Complex
  • Home Support
  • Medical Transportation
Hours of Operation
Mon
0900 - 1700
Tue
0900 - 1700
Wed
0900 - 1700
Thu
0900 - 1700
Fri
0900 - 1700

Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Emergency Service: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Eligibility
Members of Whitesand First Nation
Application Process
Appointments highly recommended
Fees
None
Documents Required
Valid Ontario health (OHIP) card and certificate of Indian status (if applicable) required
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
April 13, 2021