Wahgoshig First Nation

Site: Health Services Centre

Service: Health Services

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Algonquin Anishinabeg Nation 
Primary Tribal Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service)
  • Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members 
  • Offers a health clinic with the services of a visiting registered nurse four days per week and a visiting hygienist every few months 
  • Provides health awareness, education and prevention workshops and seminars  
  • Coordinates clinics in areas including Blood Pressure, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases
 
Provides the following programs: 
  • Community Health Program 
  • Home and Community Care 
  • Medical Transportation 
  • National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program (NNADAP)
 
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
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Wahgoshig First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wahgoshig First Nation
Application Appointments required with visiting Registered Nurse and Hygienist
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Algonquin, Cree, French; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-273-2055
Fax 705-273-1612
E-Mail healthmanager@wahgoshigfirstnation.com
Website www.wahgoshigfirstnation.com
Primary Executive Elizabeth R Babin, Health Manager; Phone: 705-273-2055 ext 258; Email: healthmanager@wahgoshigfirstnation.com
Site Location Reserve is 6 km off Hwy 101 approx 45 km E of Matheson, on S shore of Lake Abitibi
Located In Community Wahgoshig First Nation
Address 360 Penatuche Rd, Wahgoshig First Nation
Matheson, ON P0K 1N0
 
View Google Map
Mailing Address c/o Wahgoshig First Nation 
RR 3 
Matheson, ON P0K 1N0
Physical Access Partially Accessible ; No designated parking or accessible washroom
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 - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)