Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members 
  • Provides health awareness, education and prevention workshops and seminars 
  • Coordinates clinics in areas that may include Diabetes, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases 
  • Offers prenatal and postpartum health care 
  • Offers wellness groups for men and women 
  • Provides smoking cessation counselling 
  • Provides First Aid/CPR courses administered by Red Cross 
  • 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 
  • Education and information about Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE) 
  • 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
 
Oversees the following programs: 
  • Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
  • Crisis Intervention 
  • Medical Transportation 
  • National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program
 
Ontario Telemedicine Network 
  • 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-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Marten Falls First Nation
Eligibility Members and residents of Ogoki Post and Marten Falls First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-349-2683
Fax 807-349-2511
Primary Executive Evelyn Baxter, Health Director; Phone: 807-349-2697 * 807-349-2509 ext 224
Alternate Executive Lucie Rose Achneepineskum, Community Health Representative; Phone: 807-349-2510; Fax: 807-349-2688
Site Location Community is 170 km NE of Nakina, 300 km NE of Thunder Bay; occupies N and S banks of Albany River
Located In Community Marten Falls First Nation
Address Ogoki, ON P0T 2L0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Health Centre 
General Delivery 
Ogoki, ON P0T 2L0
Physical Access Not Applicable
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 Inuti Health Branch (FNIHB)