Shoal Lake 40 First Nation

Site: Shoal Lake Medical Centre

Service: Medical Transportation Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC) 
Provincial Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 
Treaty #3
Description (Service) Responsible for processing Non-Insured Health Benefits Service claims and coordinating medical transportation for community members  
  • Submits medical appointment travel, mileage, meal and accommodation requests on behalf of individual  
  • Assists with making travel arrangements  
  • Maintains client documentation, receipts and related information  
  • Provides transportation to medical appointments within the community and medical appointments out-of-town in Kenora, Winnipeg and Thunder Bay
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Shoal Lake 40 First Nation
Eligibility Members of Shoal Lake 40 First Nation who require assistance with Non-insured Health Benefits (NIHB) arrangements and forms, and assistance with medical transportation due to age or disability
Application Non-Insured Health Benefits  
  • Requires booked appointments
 
Medical Transportation  
  • Requires written proof of medical appointment  
  • Requires 24 hour advance booking; exceptions made for emergencies  
  • Advance cancellation recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-733-3577
Fax 807-733-2561
Website www.sl40.ca
Primary Contact Casper White, Community Health Representative
Alternate Contact Robert Freel, Medical Van Driver
Primary Executive Brenda Freel, Health Director; Phone: 807-733-2315; Fax: 807-733-3115
Site Location Community is approx 67 km SW of Kenora, 200 km E of Winnipeg and straddles border between Ontario and Manitoba
Located In Community Shoal Lake 40 First Nation
Address Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, ON
 
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Mailing Address c/o Medical Transportation 
PO Box 6 
Kejick, ON P0X 1E0
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)