Anishinaabeg of Naongashiing

Site: Band Office

Service: Health Services

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent 
Provincial Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
Description (Service) 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, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases 
  • Coordinates monthly foot care sessions in individual's home or at office 
  • Works with maintenance worker 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 Band Office: Mon-Thu 9 am-4:30 pm, Fri 9 am-1 pm
Areas Served Anishinaabeg of Naongashing First Nation
Eligibility Members of Anishinaabeg of Naongashiing First Nation
Application
  • Appointments required for consultations with health representatives  
  • Prior arrangements required for home visits
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-488-5602 
Nursing Station 807-488-5602 Ext 232
Toll Free Phone 1-888-238-0102
Fax 807-488-5942
E-Mail health@naongashiing.ca
Website www.bigisland.ca
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Primary Executive Issac Big George, Health Director; Phone: 807-488-5602 ext 223
Alternate Executive Morningstar Tom, Acting Band Manager; Phone: 807-488-5602 ext 230; Email: fnmanager@naongashiing.ca
Site Location Community is along SE shores of Lake of the Woods, 70 km N of town of Rainy River on Hwy 621
Located In Community Anishinaabeg of Naongashing First Nation
Address Morson, ON P0W 1J0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Health Services 
PO Box 335 
RR 1 
Morson, ON P0W 1J0
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)