Waasegiizhig Nanaandawe'iyewigamig

Site: Health Access Centre

Service: Community Health Services

Description & Services
Description (Service) Health centre focused on family and community health 
  • Offers primary health care and preventative services for Anishinaabe people through both traditional and contemporary health services 
  • Provides chronic disease management 
  • Administers immunizations  
  • Provides referrals to other service providers and specialists  
  • Performs some diagnostic procedures including electrocardiograms (ECG) and specimen collection 
  • Provides in-house laboratory services 
  • Provides weekly outreach clinics in most Kenora area communities  
  • Collaborates with Lake of the Woods District Hospital and Sunset Country Family Health Team for consultations, diagnostic imaging and laboratory analysis
 
Provides services in the following areas: 
  • Assessment, diagnosis & treatment 
  • Diabetes education and specialized care 
  • Early child development & nutrition 
  • Health education & promotion 
  • Mental health & wellness 
  • Nutritional counseling and support 
  • Preventative health care 
  • Reproductive health 
  • Traditional health care
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm 
Evening appointments available: Wed-Thu
Areas Served Dalles First Nation ; Grassy Narrows First Nation ; Keewatin ; Kenora ; Northwest Angle 33 First Nation ; Northwest Angle 37 First Nation ; Shoal Lake 39 First Nation ; Shoal Lake 40 First Nation ; Washagamis Bay First Nation ; Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation ; Whitedog First Nation ; Whitefish Bay First Nation ; Wesawkwete First Nation (Zone 1 in Wabigoon)
Eligibility Anishinaabe individuals and families
Application
  • Call or visit; appointments recommended but accepts walk-ins 
  • Laboratory services require booked appointments 
  • Health card and certificate of Indian status (if applicable) required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Ojibway, Oji-cree; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-467-8770
Toll Free Phone 1-877-224-2281
Fax 807-467-2666
E-Mail tperrault@wnhac.org
Website wnhac.org
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Primary Contact Tanya Perrault, Executive Assistant; Phone: 807-467-2453; Fax: 807-467-8341
Primary Executive Anita Cameron, Executive Director; Phone: 807-467-2453 * (Cell) 807-407-3411; Email: acameron@wnhac.org
Alternate Executive Connee Badiuk, Client Services Director; Email: cbadiuk@wnhac.org
Site Location Kenora Satellite Site
Located In Community Kenora
Address 212 4th Ave S
Kenora, ON P9N 1Y9
 
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Intersection 4th Ave S and 2nd St S
Mailing Address c/o Kenora Satellite Clinic 
PO Box 320 
Keewatin, ON P0X 1C0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy (AHWS); Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) -- Northern Diabetes Health Network (NDHN); North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)