Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority

Site: Sioux Lookout - Front St

Service: Hepatitis C Support and Treatment Service

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Works in partnership with primary health care providers to offer services for and raise awareness of Hepatitis C virus (HCV) risks, care and treatment 
  • Provides a treatment team made up of HCV Treating Physicians, a Treatment Nurse and a Case Coordinator
 
Services and support include: 
  • Raising awareness of testing options and access to HCV testing 
  • Access to care and treatment 
  • Access to mental health and addiction counselling 
  • Education and awareness of risk factors and prevention
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Aroland First Nation ; Bearskin Lake First Nation ; Cat Lake First Nation ; Deer Lake First Nation ; Eabametoong First Nation ; Fort Severn First Nation ; Kasabonika Lake First Nation ; Keewaywin First Nation ; Kingfisher Lake First Nation ; Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation ; Koocheching First Nation ; Lac Seul ; MacDowell Lake First Nation ; Marten Falls First Nation ; Migisi Sahgaigan First Nation ; Mishkeegogamang First Nation ; Muskrat Dam First Nation ; Neskantaga First Nation ; Nibinamik First Nation ; North Caribou First Nation ; North Spirit Lake First Nation ; Ojibway Nation of Saugeen First Nation ; Pikangikum First Nation ; Poplar Hill First Nation ; Sachigo Lake First Nation ; Sandy Lake First Nation ; Sioux Lookout ; Slate Falls First Nation ; Wabauskang First Nation ; Wabigoon Lake First Nation ; Wapekeka First Nation ; Wawakapewin First Nation ; Webequie First Nation ; Wunnumin Lake First Nation
Boundaries The 33 First Nation communities in the Sioux Lookout region
Eligibility First Nations and non-First Nations people living in the Sioux Lookout region who are at risk of acquiring, are living with or affected by the Hepatitis C virus (HCV)
Application
  • Health Care or Social Service providers can call for referral form to refer a client or patient for services; forms can be faxed or sent via electronic medical record 
  • Self-referrals also accepted by calling office or toll-free number
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, Oji-Cree; upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-737-6192
Toll Free Phone 1-866-337-0081
Fax 807-737-6195
E-Mail info@slfnha.com
Website www.slfnha.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Executive Michelle Henry, Program Manager; Phone: 807-737-6188; Email: michelle.henry@slfnha.com
Site Location Within the Centennial Centre building
Located In Community Sioux Lookout
Address 54 Front St
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1B8
 
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Intersection Front St and 4th Ave
Mailing Address c/o Regional Wellness Response 
PO Box 1300 
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1B8
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal