Sandy Lake First Nation

Site: Sandy Lake Nursing Station

Service: Primary Health Care

Description & Services
Public Comments Independent First Nation (No Tribal Council affiliation)  
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #5
Description (Service) Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members 
  • Coordinates health care services through Nursing station  
  • Provides physician consultations a few days per month with a visiting physician from Sioux Lookout 
  • Provides health awareness and counselling, education and prevention workshops especially in the areas of diabetes and alcohol/drug abuse 
  • Coordinates clinics/workshops in areas that may include Diabetes, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases 
  • Offers a palliative care program when required
 
Addresses individual health care needs by providing:  
  • 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
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Sandy Lake First Nation
Eligibility Members of Sandy Lake First Nation
Application Booked appointments recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone Main: 807-774-3461 
807-774-6131
Fax 807-774-1585
Website www.sandylake.firstnation.ca
Primary Contact Health Secretary; Phone: 807-774-1403; Fax: 807-774-1362
Primary Executive Marie Elaine Delvin, Nurse In Charge; Email: marie_elaine_delvin@hc-sc.gc.ca
Alternate Executive Joan Rae, Health Director; Phone: 807-774-1133; Email: joanrae@knet.ca
Site Location Community is approx 227 km NE of Red Lake, on the NW end of Sandy Lake and along the Manitoba border
Located In Community Sandy Lake First Nation
Address Sandy Lake, ON P0V 1V0
 
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Mailing Address PO Box 20 
Sandy Lake, ON P0V 1V0
Physical Access Fully 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)