Description & Services
Public Comments NOTE: Please do not call the emergency department seeking medical advice. Due to legal reasons the emergency department staff are unable to provide advice or information over the telephone
Description (Service) Emergency room care
 
Provides diagnostic and treatment services for individuals who have acute life-threatening injuries or severe illnesses
 
Sexual Assault and Partner Abuse Care Program 
  • Provides initial emergency care only with the patient's informed consent  
  • Provides follow-up services accessible through the Victim Treatment Centre (VTC) follow up nurse
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Rainy River District
Eligibility Individuals in an emergency or life-threatening situation who require immediate medical attention
Application
  • No referral required 
  • All patients receiving services must be registered; non scheduled emergency services must register at Emergency entrance 
  • Required to present valid Ontario Health Insurance card (OHIP) or applicable medical insurance information 
  • Recommended to present list of all medications
Languages English
Fees None - Most services covered by OHIP
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-3261
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 807-274-2898
E-Mail riverside@rhcf.on.ca
Website www.riversidehealthcare.ca
Primary Contact Julie Loveday, Director, Inpatient and Emergency Department Services; Phone: 807-274-3266 ext 4511; Email: j.loveday@rhcf.on.ca
Primary Executive Ted Scholten, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 807-274-3266 ext 4823; Email: t.scholten@rhcf.on.ca
Alternate Executive Dr John Nelson, Chief of Emergency Department; Email: jnnel@shaw.ca
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address 110 Victoria Ave
Fort Frances, ON P9A 2B7
 
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Intersection 110 Victoria Ave and Front St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)