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  
  • Partners with Mnaamodzawin Health Services Inc to provide health services and programs to 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 Foot Care Nurse  
  • 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
 
Administers the following programs/services: 
  • Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
  • Diabetes Program 
  • Home and Community Care 
  • National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-12 noon
Areas Served Zhiibaahaasing First Nation
Eligibility Members of Zhiibaahaasing 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 705-283-3963
Fax 705-283-3964
E-Mail zhiiband@manitoulin.net
Primary Contact Receptionist
Primary Executive Chris Sagon, Health Manager
Alternate Executive Eleanor Antoine, Community Health Representative
Site Location Community is located off Hwy 540 just W of Silver Water in NW corner of Manitoulin Island, adjacent to Sheshegwaning First Nation
Located In Community Zhiibaahaasing First Nation
Address 36 Sagon Rd
Zhiibaahaasing, ON P0P 1Y0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Health Centre 
Box 1 
Zhiibaahaasing, ON P0P 1Y0
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)