Muskrat Dam First Nation

Site: Nellie Fiddler Memorial Health Centre

Service: Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA) 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Supports for individuals living with prediabetes or diabetes 
  • Provides education and services for the prevention, management and treatment of diabetes 
  • Provides case management and screening services 
  • Offers basic foot care 
  • Offers walking programs and exercise programs tailored to meet the needs of the individual  
  • Works to reduce the number of avoidable complications that can arise from uncontrolled diabetes 
  • Advises on developing and implementing an approach to care and management of diabetes 
  • Assists individuals in finding appropriate services  
  • Provides referrals to other health care professionals and the Northern Diabetes Health Network
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Muskrat Dam First Nation
Eligibility Members of Muskrat Dam First Nation living with diabetes or at-risk
Application Appointments recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-471-2608 
Health Centre 807-471-2567
Fax 807-471-2692
E-Mail muskratdamfirstnation@knet.ca
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Primary Contact Tammy Morrisseau, Health Centre Reception
Primary Executive Diabetes Educator
Alternate Executive Carla Duncan, Health Director
Site Location Community is approx 370 km N of Sioux Lookout, on NW shore of Muskrat Dam Lake on the Severn River
Located In Community Muskrat Dam First Nation
Address Muskrat Dam
 
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Mailing Address c/o Diabetes Initiative 
PO Box 132 
Muskrat Dam, ON P0V 3B0
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)