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 education and services for the prevention, management and treatment of diabetes  
  • Provides case management and screening services 
  • Provides one-on-one or group consultation on monitoring blood sugar levels and medications 
  • Offers basic foot care  
  • Works to reduce the number of avoidable complications that can arise from uncontrolled diabetes  
  • Advises on developing and implementing an approach to care and management of diabetes including healthy eating, exercise, and other lifestyle choices  
  • Assists individuals in finding appropriate services 
  • Coordinates regular awareness activities such as nutrition bingos  
  • Provides referrals to other health care professionals
Hours Mon-Thu 8 am-4:30 pm, Fri 9 am-12 noon
Areas Served Magnetawan First Nation
Eligibility Members of Magnetawan First Nation living with pre-diabetes, type 1 diabetes, and type 2 diabetes or at-risk
Application
  • Appointments recommended  
  • No referral required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-383-1047
Fax 705-383-2566
Website www.magnetawanfirstnation.com
Primary Contact Samantha Noganosh, Health Centre Receptionist; Phone: 705-383-1047
Alternate Contact Janice Smith, Community Wellness Worker; Phone: 705-383-1047 ext 236
Primary Executive Susan Wheatley, Health Director; Phone: 705-383-1047 ext 234; Email: healthdirector@magnetawanfirstnation.com
Alternate Executive Julie Fontaine, Band Manager; Phone: 705-383-2477 ext 232; Email: bandmanager@magnetawanfirstnation.com
Site Location Community is located along Hwy 69 and the Magnetawan River approx 68 km N of Parry Sound
Located In Community Magnetawan First Nation
Address Health Centre
10 Hwy 529, RR 1, Site 10, Comp 8
Britt, ON P0G 1A0
 
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Intersection Hwy 529 and Trans-Canada Hwy 69
Mailing Address c/o Diabetes Program 
PO Box 15 
RR 1 
Britt, ON P0G 1B0
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)