Rainy River First Nation

Site: Band 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 awareness, education and prevention workshops and seminars 
  • Coordinates clinics in areas that may include Diabetes, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases 
  • Offers an on-site Immunization Clinic as well as immunizations in member homes 
  • 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 Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Rainy River First Nation
Eligibility Members of Rainy River First Nation
Application
  • Call to book appointments 
  • Prior arrangements must be made for home visits
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-482-2479
Fax 807-482-2603
E-Mail assistant.rrfn@bellnet.ca
Website www.rainyriverfirstnations.com
Primary Contact Laura Cridland, Health Services Secretary; Phone: 807-482-2479 ext 240 * 807-482-4001
Primary Executive Juanita Connon, Community Health Representative; Phone: 807-482-2479 ext 232; Email: j.connon@rrfns.com
Alternate Executive Joanne Ogden, Community Health Nurse; Phone: 807-482-2479 ext 242; Email: j.ogden@rrfns.com
Site Location Community is approx 40 km W of Fort Frances and 5 km W of Emo along the shores of Rainy River adjacent to Hwy 11
Located In Community Rainy River First Nation
Address 6 Manitou Rapids Dr
Emo, ON P0W 1E0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Health Services 
PO Box 450 
Emo, ON P0W 1E0
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)