Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Shibogama First Nations Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
 
Community Telemedicine Coordinator (CTC): Cepra Sugarhead, email: ceprasugarhead@knet.ca
Description (Service) Nursing station providing basic medical and health care services that promote physical and mental health for community members
 
  • Coordinates health care services through the Nursing Station; health team consists of Community Health nurses, visiting Physicians and Home Care workers 
  • Provides health awareness and counselling, education and prevention workshops/clinics in areas that may include Child Care, Diabetes, Elderly & Chronic Disease, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases
 
Addresses individual health care needs by providing: 
  • Treatment of on-going health problems  
  • Emergency services  
  • 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
 
Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) 
  • Provides access to specialized medical care using videoconferencing and other tele-diagnostic equipment 
  • Allows specialists to remotely examine and prescribe treatments to patients in their home communities 
  • Allows consultations for patients with specialty services such as physio, diabetes, etc 
  • Provides opportunity for workshops and education sessions for staff and patients 
  • Reduces the need to travel to receive care
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm 
Emergencies: On-call Nurse Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Kingfisher Lake First Nation
Eligibility Members of Kingfisher Lake First Nation
Application Requires booked appointments
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-532-2065
Fax 807-532-2331
Website www.kingfisherlake.ca
Primary Contact Margaret Mamakwa, Health Secretary
Primary Executive Mary Lou Winter, Acting Health Director; Email: marylouw@kingfisherlake.ca
Alternate Executive Assistant Health Director
Site Location Community is 350 km NE of Sioux Lookout on S shores of Kingfisher Lake, 40 km W of Wunnumin Lake
Located In Community Kingfisher Lake First Nation
Address Kingfisher Lake, ON
 
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Mailing Address c/o Health Services 
PO Box 94 
Kingfisher Lake, ON P0V 1Z0
Physical Access Not Applicable
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)