Wapekeka First Nation

Site: Nursing Station

Service: Medical Transportation Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Shibogama First Nations Council 
Provincial Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
 
Patient Transportation Driver is Tim Trimble
Description (Service) Delivers medical transportation services and assistance in making medical appointment arrangements 
  • Provides transportation within the community for individuals accessing the Nursing station or Health office 
  • 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 out of community including Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre or Red Lake Margaret Cochenour Memorial Hospital
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm 
Transportation times may vary
Areas Served Wapekeka First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wapekeka 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 807-537-2320
Fax 807-537-2527
E-Mail health@wapekeka.ca
Website www.wapekeka.ca
Primary Executive Priscilla Anderson, Referral Clerk
Alternate Executive Beatrice Anderson, Health Director; Phone: 807-537-2475; Email: beatricea@wapekeka.ca
Site Location Community is along NE shores of Angling Lake, approx 450 km NE of Sioux Lookout, 26 km NE of Big Trout Lake
Located In Community Wapekeka First Nation
Address Wapekeka First Nation, ON P0V 1B0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Medical Transportation 
PO Box 1 
Wapekeka, ON P0V 1B0
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)