Description & Services
Public Comments Patients seeking emergency care services after the Admitting Desk closes at 10 pm are asked to present directly to the Emergency Department’s night entrance.
Description (Agency) Offers a variety of health care services and programs
Agency Services
Description (Service) Offers a variety of health care services and programs
Health Services offered include: 
  • Acute Care Unit  
  • Emergency Services and Acute Care  
  • Infection Control  
  • Laboratory 
  • Medical Imaging  
  • Oncology Service 
  • Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN)  
  • Outpatient Services  
  • Cardiology Clinic  
  • Chiropody Clinic  
  • Emergency Department  
  • Geriatric Clinic  
  • Internal Medicine Clinic  
  • Orthopaedic Clinic  
  • Urology Clinic  
  • Women's Wellness Clinic  
  • Pharmacy  
  • Rehabilitation  
  • Social Services
Community Support Programs offered include: 
  • Assisted Living Service 
  • Outreach Assisted Living Service 
  • Transportation  
  • Helpline 
  • Meal on Wheels
Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN)  
  • Provides access to specialized medical care using video conferencing 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 medical care
Golden Birches Terrace 
  • Long-Term Care Facility
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours 
Admitting Desk: 7 am-10 pm
Areas Served Blind River ; Desbarats ; Echo Bay ; Laird Township ; Richards Landing ; Spanish ; St Joseph Island ; Thessalon
Eligibility No restrictions
Application No application process
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Available upon request
Fees Program - Community Support Programs: Fees may apply
Additional Services at this Site
NVT - Internal Notes from Field As of April 1, 2013, The Blind River District Health Centre (BRDHC) in Blind River is now integrated with the Thessalon Hospital site in Thessalon, and the Matthews Memorial Hospital site in Richard's Landing.
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-356-2265
Fax Administration: 705-356-1220 
Health Records: 705-356-2574
Primary Contact Donna May, Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer; Email:
Primary Executive Lisa High, Chief Executive Officer; Email:
Located In Community Blind River
Address Main Site
525 Causley St
Blind River, ON P0R 1B0
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Intersection Causley St and Leacock St
Mailing Address Box 970 
525 Causley St 
Blind River, ON P0R 1B0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2001
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care via North East Local Health Integration Network ; Foundation - North Shore Health Network Foundation