Wasauksing First Nation

Site: Wasauksing Health Station

Service: Health Centre

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN)  
Provincial Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service)
  • Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members 
  • Offers a health centre consisting of a multi-disciplinary team that provides health prevention, promotion and non-urgent treatment 
  • Focuses on a holistic approach offering both western and traditional healing choices  
  • Provides health awareness, skills development, education and prevention workshops and seminars  
  • Coordinates clinics in areas including Foot Care, Blood Pressure, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases  
  • Offers diabetes education and management counselling  
  • Provides mental health counselling
 
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  
  • Coordination of one-on-one pre-natal care with the Community Health Nurse  
  • Prenatal and postnatal support and visits  
  • Home visits to the sick, elderly, new mothers and persons with health care needs 
  • Child development screening 
  • Bloodwork, blood pressure and blood glucose monitoring
 
Provides the following programs: 
  • Community Recreation Activator 
  • Diabetes Program 
  • Good Food Box Program 
  • Home and Community Care 
  • Immunization Clinic 
  • Meals On Wheels 
  • Medical Transportation 
  • Mental Health 
  • National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Wasauksing First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wasauksing First Nation
Application
  • Requires booked appointments 
  • Valid health card and certificate of Indian status (if applicable) required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-746-8022
Fax 705-746-2039
E-Mail healthstation@wasauksing.ca
Website www.wasauksing.ca
Primary Contact Bruce Tabobondung, Health and Social Services Clerk; Phone: 705-746-8022 ext 2264
Primary Executive Deborah Pegahmagabow, Director of Health; Phone: 705-746-8022 ext 2249; Email: doh@wasauksing.ca
Alternate Executive Lorna Pawis, Assistant to Director of Health; Phone: 705-746-8022 ext 2247; Email: adohss@wasauksing.ca
Site Location Community is located on Parry Island on E shore of Georgian Bay approx 9 km W of Parry Sound
Located In Community Wasauksing First Nation
Address Wasauksing Community Complex
1508 Geewadin Rd, Lane G
Parry Sound, ON P2A 2X4
 
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Mailing Address c/o Wasauksing Health Station 
PO Box 250 
Parry Sound, ON P2A 2X4
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)