Wauzhushk Onigum Nation

Site: Wauzhushk Onigum Medical Building

Service: Community Medical Clinic

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Anishinaabeg of Kabapikotawangag Resource Council (AKRC) 
Provincial Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
Description (Service) Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members 
  • Provides consultations with visiting physicians 
  • Provides health awareness, education and prevention workshops and seminars 
  • Coordinates clinics in areas that may include Diabetes, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases 
  • Coordinates monthly foot care sessions in individual's home or at office 
  • Works with maintenance worker to ensure community water quality 
  • Identifies and attempts to correct health hazards
 
Addresses individual health care needs by providing: 
  • Intake services to determine health care needs of individual 
  • Referrals to appropriate health care providers based on information in the intake assessment 
  • 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
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation
Application
  • Appointments required for consultations with health representatives  
  • Prior arrangements required for home visits
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-548-6340
Fax 807-548-5035
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Primary Executive Linda Copenace, Health Director
Alternate Executive Dawn Treleaven, Community Health Representative; Email: dawn.treleaven@gmail.com
Site Location Community is 2 miles SE of Kenora off Hwy 17E and Golf Course Rd, along N shore of Lake of the Woods
Located In Community Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation
Address Golf Course Rd
Kenora, ON P9N 3X8
 
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Mailing Address c/o Medical Clinic 
PO Box 1850 
Kenora, ON P9N 3X8
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)