North Spirit Lake First Nation

Site: Stanley Rae Memorial Health Station

Service: Medical Transportation Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Keewaytinook Okimakanak/Northern Chiefs  
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #5
Description (Service)
  • Delivers medical transportation services and assistance in making medical appointment arrangements 
  • Provides transportation within the community for individuals accessing medical appointments 
  • Provides assistance with completing prior approval applications for long distance medical appointments 
  • Offers assistance with arrangements for accommodation and travel details for individuals attending medical appointments at Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre or Red Lake Margaret Cochenour Memorial Hospital
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served North Spirit Lake First Nation
Eligibility Members of North Spirit Lake First Nation who require assistance with medical transportation due to illness, injury or age
Application
  • Requires written proof of medical appointment  
  • Requires 24 hour advance booking; exceptions made for emergencies  
  • Advance cancellation recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-776-0019
Fax 807-776-0063
Primary Contact LaRhonda Oombash, Referral Clerk; Email: larhonda.csj@gmail.com
Alternate Contact Patrick Kakegamic, Medical Transportation Driver
Primary Executive Susan Rae, Health Director; Email: susanrae40@gmail.com
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 Medical Transportation 
Stanley Rae Memorial Health Station 
North Spirit Lake, ON P0V 2G0
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)