Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation

Site: Health Office

Service: Health Services

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory Services  
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3)  
Treaty #3
Description (Service) Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members 
  • Provides health services to the community members through a Community Health Nurse 
  • Provides health awareness, education and prevention workshops and seminars 
  • Coordinates clinics in areas that may include Diabetes, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases 
  • Coordinates monthly foot care sessions in individual's home or at clinic 
  • Works with maintenance workers and Environmental Health Officer to ensure community water quality 
  • 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
Hours Health Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Hours for home visits vary
Areas Served Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation
Eligibility Members of Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation
Application
  • Recommends booked appointments 
  • Prior arrangements must be made for home visits
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-481-2559
Fax 807-481-2578
Website www.nigigoonsiminikaaning.ca
Primary Contact Kathy Windigo, Health Assistant; Email: healthassistant@nigig.ca
Alternate Contact Manon Tanguay, Health Worker; Email: chrtrainee@nigig.ca
Primary Executive Carolyn Kozlowski, Health Director and Community Health Nurse; Email: healthdirector@nigig.ca
Alternate Executive Mary McGinnis, Community Health Representative; Email: chr@nigig.ca
Site Location Community is 40 km east of Fort Frances on Hwy 11, along banks of Rainy Lake
Located In Community Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation
Address Fort Frances
 
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Mailing Address c/o Health Services 
PO Box 68 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M5
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)