Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug

Site: Nursing Station - Mailing Address

Service: Medical Transportation

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA)  
Political Territorial Organization: Independent (No affiliation)  
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Responsible for processing Non-Insured Health Benefits Service claims and coordinating medical transportation for community members  
  • Provides transportation within the community for individuals with no access to a vehicle in accessing the Nursing Station or Health Services Office  
  • Provides assistance with completing prior approval applications for long distance medical appointments 
  • Submits medical appointment travel, mileage, meal and accommodation requests on behalf of individual  
  • Offers assistance with arrangements for accommodation and travel details for individuals attending medical appointments out of community including Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre or Red Lake Margaret Cochenour Memorial Hospital
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation
Eligibility Members of Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug who require assistance with medical transportation due to illness, injury or age
Application
  • Requires written proof of medical appointment  
  • Requires 24 hour advance booking; exceptions made for emergencies  
  • Advance cancellation recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-537-2262
Fax 807-537-2283
Website www.bigtroutlake.firstnation.ca
Primary Contact Geordina Sainnawap, Referral Clerk
Alternate Contact Cindy Albany, Referral Clerk
Primary Executive Tamara Randall, Health Canada Nurse In Charge
Alternate Executive Michael McKay, Health Director; Phone: 807-537-2265 ext 203; Fax: 807-537-2447; Email: ki209_kms13@yahoo.ca
Site Location Community is approx 580 km N of Thunder Bay, along N shore of Big Trout Lake
Located In Community Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation
Address Big Trout Lake P0V 1G0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Medical Transportation 
PO Box 326 
Big Trout Lake, ON P0V 1G0
Physical Access Not Applicable
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)