Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation

Site: Medical Building

Service: Health Services

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Anishinaabeg of Kabapikotawangag Resource Council (AKRC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
Description (Service) Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members 
  • Coordinates appointments for community members with visiting physician from Kenora once per week 
  • Coordinates visits with nurse practitioner and other health professionals from Health Access Centre in Fort Frances  
  • Provides health awareness, education and prevention workshops and seminars 
  • Coordinates clinics in areas that may include Diabetes, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases 
  • Coordinates monthly foot care sessions through visiting specialists once per month 
  • Identifies and attempts to correct health hazards
 
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 
  • Home visits to the sick, elderly, new mothers and persons with health care needs 
  • Assistance with coordinating local and long distance travel arrangements for medical appointments
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Onigaming First Nation
Eligibility Members of Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation
Application Requires booked appointments
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibwe, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-484-2339
Fax 807-484-2789
E-Mail onegaming@hotmail.com
Website www.onigaming.ca/home
Primary Contact Kaleigh, Health Reception
Primary Executive Hazel Copenace, Health Director; Phone: 807-484-2339 ext 27; Email: hazel.copenace@onigaming.ca
Alternate Executive Dorothy Copenace, Community Health Representative; Phone: 807-484-2339 ext 21; Email: dorothy.copenace@onigaming.ca
Site Location Community is approx 113 km N of Fort Frances off Hwy 71 near Nestor Falls
Located In Community Onigaming First Nation
Address Medical Building
68 Ball Park Rd
Nestor Falls, ON P0X 1K0
 
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Intersection Ball Park Rd and Hwy 71
Mailing Address c/o Health Services 
PO Box 160 
Nestor Falls, ON P0X 1K0
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 West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)