Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Keewaytinook Okimakanak/Northern Chiefs 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #5 
 
Community Telemedicine Coordinator (CTC): Alana Ombash, alanaombash@knet.ca
Description (Service) Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members 
  • Coordinates health care services through a satellite station in partnership with the Sandy Lake 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: 
  • Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
  • Diabetes Program  
  • Home and Community Care 
  • Maternal and Child Health Program 
  • Mental Health 
  • 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 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served North Spirit Lake First Nation
Eligibility Members of North Spirit 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 807-776-0019
Fax 807-776-0063
Primary Contact LaRhonda Oombash, Referral Clerk; Email: larhonda.csj@gmail.com
Primary Executive Susan Rae, Health Director; Email: susanrae40@gmail.com
Alternate Executive Clara Rae, Community Health Representative; Email: clararae@knet.ca
Site Location Community is approx 170 km NE of Red Lake on SW shore of North Spirit Lake
Located In Community North Spirit Lake First Nation
Address Airport Rd
North Spirit Lake, ON P0V 2G0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Stanley Rae Memorial Health Station 
General Delivery 
North Spirit Lake, ON P0V 2G0
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)