Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Keewaytinook Okimakanak/Northern Chiefs  
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #5
Description (Service) Responsible for processing Non-Insured Health Benefits Service claims and coordinating medical transportation for community members  
  • Provides transportation to medical appointments within the community for members without access to a vehicle  
  • Provides transportation and/or assistance from/to Poplar Hill First Nation to medical appointments (doctor, dentist, optometrist, specialist) in surrounding area  
  • Submits medical appointment travel, mileage, meal and accommodation requests on behalf of individual  
  • Provides assistance with making arrangements for any medical appointments out of town such as booking appointments, hotels, and completing applications for mileage compensation
 
NOTE: Individuals with small children must have appropriate car seat restraints or transportation will not be provided
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Poplar Hill First Nation
Eligibility Members of Poplar Hill First Nation living on the reserve and requiring assistance with Medical Transportation or Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) arrangements
Application
  • All applications must be submitted at least one week prior to scheduled appointment, but preferably 2 weeks prior  
  • Exceptions are made for emergencies
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Nursing Station 807-772-8892
Fax 807-772-1198
Website poplarhill.firstnation.ca/
Primary Contact Anna Owen, Referral Clerk
Alternate Contact Eva Strang, Patient Driver
Primary Executive Barbara Strang, Health Director; Phone: 807-772-8828; Fax: 807-772-8869
Site Location Community is approx 120 km N of Red Lake along banks of Berens River near Ont/Man border
Located In Community Poplar Hill First Nation
Address Poplar Hill, ON P0V 3E0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Medical Transportation 
PO Box 78 
Poplar Hill, ON P0V 3E0
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)