Description & Services
Public Comments Expansion of the Health Centre is complete: 
  • Client parking is available behind the health centre and can be reached via Heron or Ogden Streets 
  • Clients can entre the health centre using the Simpson St entrance or the entrance at the back of the building with is ideal for dropping off clients 
  • Accessible parking is available at the rear of the building
Description (Agency) Operates as a community-based organization offering primary health care and health promotion programs in areas within the district
Agency Services
Description (Service) Health centre focused on family and community health
 
  • Operates as a community-based organization offering primary health care and health promotion programs in areas within the district 
  • Provides a Primary Care Team comprised of physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, footcare nurses and therapists 
  • Offers Telemedicine services 
  • Operates outreach programs at Shelter House, Limbrick and Assef Court 
  • Operates a Mobile health unit serving communities in the district as well as a Diabetes Mobile unit
 
  • Program Team is comprised of a registered dietitian, a community nutrition worker, community health workers, an early childhood educator, program assistants and child care workers
 
Satellite health centres located in the following areas: 
  • Armstrong 
  • Longlac
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Walk-In Clinic: Mon-Thu 4:30 pm-8 pm * Fri 1 pm-4 pm * Sat-Sun 10 am-3 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay District
Eligibility
  • Varies by program 
  • Most programs are open to the public; when eligibility is restricted to primary care clients it is noted on the calendar or poster
Application
  • Call or visit 
  • Registration required for some programs 
  • No referral required
 
Telemedicine - to arrange Telemedicine services for Thunder Bay and Armstrong, contact Jane Chassé, Telemedicine Nurse at 807-626-7855 or by email at jchasse@norwestchc.org
Languages English
Fees
  • Most medical services covered by OHIP 
  • Some fees for other programs
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-622-8235
Toll Free Phone Mobile Unit: 1-866-357-5454 Ext 8474
Fax 807-622-3548
E-Mail jkurzhals@norwestchc.org
Website www.norwestchc.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Executive Juanita Lawson, Chief Executive Officer
Site Location Southward, Simpson-Ogden area
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 525 Simpson St
Thunder Bay, ON P7C 3J6
 
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Intersection Simpson St and Heron St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (99) Unknown / No Service
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)
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