Northwestern Health Unit

Site: Kenora - City View Location

Service: Health Promotion - Chronic Disease Prevention

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides programs and services to alleviate and prevent chronic disease 
  • Collaborates with community nursing teams, external coalitions and agencies to implement the programs
 
Administers the following programs and services: 
  • Active Living 
  • Healthy Living 
  • Nutrition 
  • Tobacco Free Living
 
Focuses on the following areas in an effort to reduce premature death and disability from chronic disease and injury and substance abuse: 
  • Injury Prevention 
  • Substance Abuse Prevention
 
Creating Caring Communities 
  • Offers a 4-year overview of programs in an attempt to identify gaps and changing trends in health areas 
  • Works towards more inclusion from communities in health care programs
 
Health Works 
  • Provides various health-related resources including pamphlets, posters and assessment tools to workplaces on how they can improve the health of their work environment 
  • Offers a comprehensive workplace health promotion model that includes start-up packages, health hazard checklists and safe water information
 
Skin Cancer Prevention
 
Promotes sun safety and protective measures and the risks associated with exposure to the harmful ultraviolet rays from the sun and artificial sources
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-468-3147
Toll Free Phone 1-800-830-5978 
Health Works: 1-888-404-4231
After Hours Phone Emergency 1-866-475-6505
Fax 807-468-4970
Website www.nwhu.on.ca
Primary Contact Program Assistant; Phone: 807-468-3147 ext 3269
Alternate Contact Chronic Disease and Injuries Manager; Phone: 807-484-9938
Primary Executive Mark Perrault, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 807-468-3147 ext 3260
Located In Community Kenora
Address 210 First St N
Kenora, ON P9N 2K4
 
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Intersection First St N and Matheson St S
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC)