Fort Frances Family Health Team

Site: Fort Frances Community Clinic

Service: Anticoagulation Management

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Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Offers the option of having a patient's International Normalized Ratio (INR) tested to determine thickness or thinness of the patient's blood  
  • Serves as an alternative to going to the hospital lab  
  • Uses a "Coagucheck" monitor to offer the point of care (POC) testing  
  • Provides new dosage instructions, if required, to patient under a medical directive  
  • Provides counselling for managing blood levels with medications, lifestyle choices and diet
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Fort Frances
Eligibility Anyone requiring INR testing on a regular basis
Application Requires booked appointment
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Reception: 807-274-3287 
Appointments: 807-274-7741 Ext 1
Fax 807-274-7875
Website www.ffht.ca
Primary Contact Amanda Meeks, Nursing Supervisor; Phone: 807-274-3287 ext 271
Primary Executive Gerri Yerxa, Executive Director; Phone: 807-274-3287 ext 255; Email: gyerxa@ffht.ca
Alternate Executive Liz Parent, Office Manager; Phone: 807-274-3287 ext 232; Email: lparent@ffht.ca
Site Location Fort Frances Community Clinic
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address 301 Victoria Ave
Fort Frances, ON P9A 2C1
 
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Intersection Victoria Ave and Nelson St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)