Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Windigo First Nations  
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #9 
 
Telehealth coordinator is Jolene Kakaekayash
Description (Service) Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members 
  • Coordinates health care services through nursing station 
  • Provides physician consultations a few days per month with a visiting physician from Sioux Lookout 
  • Provides health awareness and counselling, education and prevention workshops especially in the areas of diabetes and alcohol/drug abuse  
  • Coordinates clinics/workshops in areas that may include Diabetes, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases 
  • Offers a palliative care program when required
 
Addresses individual health care needs by providing: 
  • 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
 
Coordinates the following programs through the Nursing Station: 
  • Diabetes Program  
  • Immunization Clinic 
  • Maternal Child Health Program 
  • Mental Health Program 
  • National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program 
  • Travel Clerk
 
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-5 pm 
Emergency Service: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served North Caribou First Nation
Eligibility Members of North Caribou Lake First Nation
Application Appointments highly recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone Main 807-469-5211 
807-469-5571
Fax 807-469-5397
E-Mail northcariboulakefirstnation@knet.ca
Primary Contact Debbie Tait, Community Health Representative; Phone: 807-469-5211 ext 226
Primary Executive Debbie Kanate, Nurse In Charge; Email: dakanate@lakeheadu.ca
Alternate Executive Monica Kanate, Health Director; Phone: 807-469-5351; Email: monicakanate@northcaribou.ca
Site Location Community is 320 km N of Sioux Lookout, on N shore of Weagamow Lake
Located In Community North Caribou First Nation
Address 25 Whitefish Lake Rd
Weagamow Lake, ON P0V 2Y0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Sena Memorial Nursing Station 
General Delivery 
Weagamow Lake, ON P0V 2Y0
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 West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)