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
Fees Service - Fees for uninsured Canadians and out-of-country residents ; None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-223-8201
TTY Phone TTY: 807-223-8295
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 807-223-2370
Website www.drhc.on.ca
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Primary Contact Emergency Department
Primary Executive Wade Petranik, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 807-223-8262; Email: petranik@dh.dryden.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 at the Dryden Regional Health Centre
Located In Community Dryden
Address 58 Goodall St
Dryden, ON P8N 2Z6
 
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Intersection Goodall St and Van Horne Ave
Mailing Address c/o Telestroke 
Box 3003 
Dryden, ON P8N 2Z6
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)