NorWest Community Health Centres

Site: Thunder Bay Office

Service: Primary Mobile Services

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Description & Services
Public Comments Services offered in the following communities: 
  • Dorion - Footcare Nurse 
  • Kaministiquia - Nurse Practitioner/Foot Care Nurse/Community Health Worker 
  • Murillo - Foot Care Nurse/Community Health Worker 
  • Neebing Township - Nurse Practitioner/Foot Care Nurse/Community Health Worker
  • Nolalu - Nurse Practitioner/Footcare Nurse/Community Health Worker 
  • O'Connor - Nurse Practitioner/Foot Care Nurse/Community Health Worker
  • Shebandowan - Nurse Practitioner/Footcare Nurse/Community Health Worker 
  • Upsala - Nurse Practitioner/Footcare Nurse/Community Health Worker
Description (Service) Mobile health centre focused on family and community health
  • Offers a primary mobile health care unit and urgent care clinics to individuals living in the district to serve people who are having difficulty finding health care, or who have barriers and access issues such as geography, or who may be at a higher risk of poor health 
  • Offers a multidisciplinary health care team including family physicians, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, footcare nurses, counsellors, community health workers, early childhood educators and a dietitian 
  • Diagnoses, treats and refers clients within their scope of practice 
  • Treats cuts, common colds, fever, earaches, minor infections, bruises, sprains and skin skin complaints 
  • Offers regular foot care by appointment 
  • Offers health promotion programs based on the specific needs of the community visited (healthy eating, cooking, parenting, alcohol and substance abuse prevention)
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm  
Clinic times vary, contact for schedule
Areas Served Dorion ; Kaministiquia ; Murillo ; Neebing Township ; Nolalu ; O'Connor ; Shebandowan ; Upsala
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Most medical services covered by OHIP
Languages English
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone To book appointments 807-626-8474 
Main Office 807-622-8235
Toll Free Phone 1-866-357-5454 Ext 8474
Fax 807-622-3548
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Elaine Peters, Admin Lead-Coordinator Mobile Health Services; Phone: 807-626-7850 * 1-866-357-5454; Fax: 807-577-0229; Email:
Alternate Contact Susan Alexander, Logistics Coordinator; Phone: 807-626-8474 * 1-866-357-5454 ext 8474; Email:
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 525 Simpson St
Thunder Bay, ON P7C 3J6
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Intersection Simpson St and Heron St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)