Description & Services
Description (Service) Investigates the possible causes of a stroke or TIA (mini stroke) and assists with strategies to prevent an occurrence or reoccurrence of symptoms 
 
Key activities, conducted in individual or group formats are:  
  • Blood pressure monitoring  
  • Education and counselling  
  • Lifestyle modification  
  • Lipid management  
  • Risk factor management
Hours Contact office for program hours
Areas Served Biigtigong Nishnaabeg ; Marathon ; Mobert
Eligibility Individuals in an emergency or life-threatening situation who require immediate medical attention
Application
  • Must have a valid Ontario Hospital Insurance Plan (OHIP) card or other Provincial Health Insurance 
  • Appointment required
Languages English
Fees Service - Fees for uninsured Canadians and out-of-country residents ; None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-229-1740 Ext 289
Fax 807-229-1721
E-Mail wilson@nosh.ca
Website www.nosh.ca
Primary Contact Lynn Bertin, Community Stroke Prevention Nurse; Email: lbertin@nosh.ca
Primary Executive Adam Brown, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 807-229-1740 ext 228; Email: abrown@nosh.ca
Alternate Executive Keli Cristofaro, Stroke Community Engagement Specialist, Northwestern Ontario Regional Stroke Network, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre; Phone: 807-684-6468; Email: cristofk@tbh.net
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 Stroke Prevention 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)