Mishkeegogamang First Nation

Site: Health Centre

Service: Medical Transportation Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Independent First Nation (not part of a Tribal Council) 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Delivers medical transportation services and assistance in making medical appointment arrangements 
  • Provides transportation to medical appointments within the community  
  • Provides transportation and/or assistance from/to Mishkeegogamang First Nation to medical appointments (doctor, dentist, optometrist, specialist) in Sioux Lookout, Thunder Bay and Winnipeg 
  • Provides assistance with making arrangements for any medical appointments out of town such as booking appointments, hotels, and completing applications for mileage compensation
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5:30 pm 
Transportation times vary
Areas Served Mishkeegogamang First Nation
Eligibility Members of Mishkeegogamang First Nation who require medical transportation assistance due to age or disability
Application
  • Requires written proof of medical appointment  
  • Requires 24 hour advance booking; exceptions made for emergencies  
  • Advance cancellation recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Health Centre: 807-928-2298 
807-928-2529
Crisis Phone 807-323-0954
Fax 807-928-2676
Website www.mishkeegogamang.ca
Primary Executive Bruce Panacheese, Medical Transportation Coordinator
Alternate Executive Patricia Keesickquayash, Health Director; Phone: 807-928-2529
Site Location Community is along Hwy 599, 20 km S of Pickle Lake on shores of Lake St Joseph
Located In Community Mishkeegogamang First Nation
Address Mishkeegogamang First Nation, ON P0V 2H0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Medical Transportation 
General Delivery 
Mishkeegogamang, ON P0V 2H0
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)