Description & Services
Description (Service) Provincial Telestroke Program offers the following services: 
  • Stroke coverage, available Mon-Sun 24 hours via Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) 
  • Use of CritiCall Ontario to contact a neurologist 
  • Supports discussions between Emergency Department physicians and a neurologist regarding the treatment of stroke patients, including the administration of Tissue Plasminogen Activator (tPA), an FDA approved drug used to treat strokes
Hours Ontario Telemedicine Network: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Kenora District
Eligibility Individuals in an emergency or life-threatening situation who require immediate medical attention
Application Required to present a valid Ontario Hospital Insurance Plan (OHIP) card or other Provincial Health Insurance
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees Service - Fees for uninsured Canadians and out-of-country residents ; None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-468-9861
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 807-468-3939
E-Mail admin@lwdh.on.ca
Website www.lwdh.on.ca
Primary Contact Emergency Department
Primary Executive Mark Balcaen, President and Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 807-468-9861 ext 2241; Email: mbalcaen@lwdh.on.ca
Alternate Executive Keli Cristofaro, Stroke Community Engagement Specialist, Northwestern Ontario Regional Stroke Network; Phone: 807-684-6468; Email: cristofk@tbh.net
Site Location Emergency Department of the Lake of The Woods District Hospital
Located In Community Kenora
Address 21 Sylvan St W
Kenora, ON P9N 3W7
 
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Intersection Sylvan St W and Lakeview Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)