Description & Services
Description (Service) Provincial Telestroke Program offers the following services:  
  • Stroke coverage, available Mon-Sun 24 hours via Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN)  
  • Use of CritiCall Ontario to contact a neurologist  
  • Supports discussions between Emergency Department physicians and a neurologist regarding the treatment of stroke patients, including the administration of Tissue Plasminogen Activator (tPA), an FDA approved drug used to treat strokes
Hours Ontario Telemedicine Network: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Biigtigong Nishnaabeg ; Marathon ; Mobert
Eligibility Individuals in an emergency or life-threatening situation who require immediate medical attention
Application Required to present a valid Ontario Hospital Insurance Plan (OHIP) card or other Provincial Health Insurance
Languages English ; French - Staff person, no services provided
Fees Service - Fees for uninsured Canadians and out-of-country residents ; None - For insured Canadians
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-229-1740 Ext 289
Fax 807-229-1721
Primary Contact Lynn Bertin, Community Stroke Prevention Nurse; Email:
Primary Executive Adam Brown, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 807-229-1740 ext 228; Email:
Alternate Executive Keli Cristofaro, Community Engagement Specialist, Northwestern Ontario Regional Stroke Network, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre; Phone: 807-684-6468; Email:
Site Location Wilson Memorial General Hospital
Located In Community Marathon
Address 26 Peninsula Rd
Marathon, ON P0T 2E0
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Intersection Peninsula Rd and Ontario St
Mailing Address c/o Telestroke Program 
Box 780 
Marathon, ON P0T 2E0
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)