M'Chigeeng First Nation

Site: M'Chigeeng Health Centre

Service: Health Centre

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Manitoulin Island Treaty
Description (Service) Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members 
  • Coordinates consultations with visiting professionals including Doctors and Nurse Practitioners 
  • Provides health awareness, education and prevention workshops and seminars 
  • Coordinates clinics in areas that may include Diabetes, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases 
  • Coordinates regular foot care sessions with visiting chiropodist 
  • 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
 
Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) 
  • Provides access to specialized medical care using videoconferencing and other tele-diagnostic equipment 
  • Allows specialists to remotely examine and prescribe treatments to patients in their home communities 
  • Reduces the need to travel to receive care
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served M'Chigeeng First Nation
Eligibility Members of M'Chigeeng First Nation
Application Requires booked appointments
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-377-5347
Fax 705-377-5090
Website www.mchigeeng.ca
Primary Contact Charlene Beaudin, Receptionist and Data Entry Clerk; Phone: 705-377-5347 ext 200; Email: charleneb@mchigeeng.ca
Alternate Contact Pamela Debassige, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 705-377-5347 ext 221; Email: pamd@mchigeeng.ca
Primary Executive Roger Beaudin, Health Department Manager; Phone: 705-377-5347 ext 202; Email: rogerb@mchigeeng.ca
Alternate Executive Leah Migwans, Nursing Supervisor and Community Health Nurse; Phone: 705-377-5347 ext 205; Email: leahm@mchigeeng.ca
Site Location Community is located in the center of Manitoulin Island at the base of West Bay and at the intersection of Hwy 540 & 551
Located In Community M'Chigeeng First Nation
Address 689A Hwy 551
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
 
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Intersection Hwy 551 and Park Rd
Mailing Address c/o M'Chigeeng Health Centre 
PO Box 308 
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)