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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA) 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
  • When nurses aren't available, patients are referred to Sena Memorial Nursing Station in North Caribou Lake; ph: 807-469-5211, fax: 807-469-5393 
  • Community Telemedicine Coordinator (CTC): Corrina Mawakeesick; email: corrinamawakeesick@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 representatives, Nurse Practitioner, visiting Physicians and Home Care workers 
  • Provides services of visiting physicians usually 5 days per week through a contract agreement with Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA) and Anton Meyers Doctors (AMDOCS) 
  • Provides health awareness and counselling, education and prevention workshops in areas that may include Diabetes, 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-5 pm 
Emergency Service: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Muskrat Dam First Nation
Eligibility Members of Muskrat Dam First Nation
Application Appointments recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-471-2567
Fax 807-471-2692
E-Mail muskratdamfirstnation@knet.ca
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Primary Contact Health Centre Reception
Primary Executive Lisa Beardy, Health Director
Alternate Executive Nellie Beardy, Community Health Nurse
Site Location Community is approx 370 km N of Sioux Lookout, on NW shore of Muskrat Dam Lake on the Severn River
Located In Community Muskrat Dam First Nation
Address Muskrat Dam
 
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Mailing Address c/o Nellie Fiddler Health Centre 
PO Box 132 
Muskrat Dam, ON P0V 3B0
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)