Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Shibogama First Nations Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
  • Community Telemedicine Coordinator (CTC): Annabel Bighead, ph: 807-735-1381 Ext 1378, email: annabelbighead@knet.ca 
  • Community Telemedicine Coordinator Back-Up: Pauline Winnepetonga, ph: 807-442-2519, email: paulinewinnepetonga@knet.ca
Description (Service) Nursing station providing basic medical and health care services that promote physical and mental health for community members 
  • Coordinates health care services through the Nursing Station; health team consists of Community Health Nurses and Representatives, a visiting Physician and Crisis Team workers 
  • Provides health awareness and counselling, education and prevention workshops/clinics in areas that may include Child Care, Diabetes, Elderly & Chronic Disease, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases 
  • Coordinates services of a visiting dentist
 
Addresses individual health care needs by providing: 
  • Treatment of on-going health problems  
  • Emergency services  
  • 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
 
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 
  • Allows consultations for patients with specialty services such as physio, diabetes, etc 
  • Provides opportunity for workshops and education sessions for staff and patients 
  • Reduces the need to travel to receive care
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm 
On-call Emergency Nurse: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Wunnumin Lake First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wunnumin 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 Main 807-442-2573 
807-442-2604
Fax 807-442-2532
Website www.wunnumin.ca
Primary Executive Rachel Mamakwa, Health Director; Email: rachelm@wunnumin.ca
Alternate Executive Tommy Sainnawap, Assistant Health Director; Email: tommys@wunnumin.ca
Site Location Community is approx 360 km NE of Sioux Lookout, on W shores of Wunnumin Lake and 40 km E of Kingfisher Lake First Nation
Located In Community Wunnumin Lake First Nation
Address Wunnumin Lake First Nation, ON P0V 2Z0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Wanapetum Memorial Health Centre 
PO Box 101 
Wunnumin Lake, ON P0V 2Z0
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)