Wahgoshig First Nation

Site: Health Services Centre

Service: Community Health

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Algonquin Anishinabeg Nation 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Provides health promotion and prevention services to community members
 
  • Provides nursing assessments of long-term clients  
  • Provides case management and advocacy for clients
 
Offers services in the following areas:  
  • Adult, child and family health  
  • Chronic disease and management  
  • Communicable disease control  
  • Home visits  
  • Foot care clinics  
  • Health teaching  
  • Immunizations  
  • Long term care  
  • Prenatal and postnatal teaching  
  • Well baby clinics
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Wahgoshig First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wahgoshig First Nation
Application
  • Prior arrangements must be made for home visits 
  • Appointments recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, French; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-273-2055 Ext 258
Fax 705-273-1612
E-Mail wahgoshig@wahgoshigfirstnation.com
Website www.wahgoshigfirstnation.com
Primary Contact Shawna Mallette, Community Health Representative; Email: chr@wahgoshigfirstnation.com
Primary Executive Randal Cox, Community Health Nurse and Health Manager; Phone: 705-273-2055 ext 228; Email: healthmanager@wahgoshigfirstnation.com
Site Location Community is 6 km off Hwy 101 approx 45 km E of Matheson, along S shore of Lake Abitibi
Located In Community Wahgoshig First Nation
Address 360 Penatuche Rd
Matheson, ON P0K 1N0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Community Health Program 
PO Box 722 
Matheson, ON P0K 1N0
Physical Access Not 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)