Description & Services
Public Comments Interpreter Services Coordinator is Emily King (eking@slmhc.on.ca)
Description (Agency) Operates a fully-accredited, combined 41 acute care and 5 chronic care bed health care facility
Agency Services
Description (Service) Operates a fully-accredited, combined 60-bed acute care and 20-bed long term care health care facility 
  • Administers the William A 'Bill' George Extended Care Facility 
 
Services include: 
  • Acute care services 
  • Ambulatory care 
  • Chemotherapy 
  • Cardio pulmonary, stress testing and pulmonary function tests 
  • Complex continuing care 
  • Day surgery 
  • Dialysis unit (on-site provided by Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre) 
  • Diagnostic imaging (x-rays, mammography, ultrasound, CT scans) 
  • Emergency Department 
  • Infection control 
  • Land and air ambulance services 
  • Nutrition services 
  • Obstetrics and maternity 
  • Operating room and surgery 
  • Rehabilitation 
  • Ultrasound unit (includes mobile services in 17 First Nation communities)
 
Programs include: 
  • Assault Care and Treatment Program (ACT) 
  • Foundation 
  • Mental Health and Addictions Services  
  • Mental Health and Addictions Services, Day Program  
  • Odotsemag (Health Choices for Healthy Babies) Program 
  • Outpatient Withdrawal Management Program 
  • Stroke Prevention Clinic 
  • Telemedicine (Telehealth Program) 
  • Traditional Healing, Medicine, Foods and Support Program
 
Interpreter Services 
  • Provides interpreter services at Meno Ya Win Health Centre and William "Bill" George Extended Care Facility in the Oji-Cree, Ojibway and Cree languages 
  • Offers oral interpretation and written translation services (filling out forms etc)
 
Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) 
  • Provides access to specialized medical care using videoconferencing and other tele-diagnostic equipment 
  • Allows specialists to remotely examine and prescribe treatments to patients in their home communities 
  • Reduces the need to travel to receive care
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm 
Reception: Mon-Sun 7 am-7 pm 
Admitting/Registration: Mon-Fri 6:30 am-4 pm 
Emergency Services: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Alcona ; Bearskin Lake First Nation ; Cat Lake First Nation ; Deer Lake First Nation ; Dinorwic ; Drayton Township ; Eabametoong First Nation ; Fort Severn First Nation ; Hudson ; Kasabonika Lake First Nation ; Keewaywin First Nation ; Kingfisher Lake First Nation ; Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation ; Koocheching First Nation ; Lac Seul First Nation ; McDowell Lake First Nation ; Mishkeegogamang First Nation ; Muskrat Dam First Nation ; Neskantaga First Nation ; Nibinamik First Nation ; North Caribou First Nation ; North Spirit Lake First Nation ; Ojibway Nation of Saugeen First Nation ; Pickle Lake ; Pikangikum First Nation ; Poplar Hill First Nation ; Sachigo Lake First Nation ; Sandy Lake First Nation ; Savant Lake ; Sioux Lookout ; Slate Falls First Nation ; Wapekeka First Nation ; Wawakapewin First Nation ; Webequie First Nation ; Wunnumin Lake First Nation
Eligibility Must provide proof of valid provincial health care coverage
Application No application process
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Oji-Cree, Ojibway upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-737-3030
Fax 807-737-5127
E-Mail info@slmhc.on.ca
Website www.slmhc.on.ca
Primary Executive Heather Lee, Vice-President, Health Services and Chief Nursing Executive; Phone: 807-737-3030 ext 6577 * 807-737-6577; Email: hlee@slmhc.on.ca
Alternate Executive Susan Anderson, Director, Patient Care Services; Phone: 807-737-6574; Email: suanderson@slmhc.on.ca
Located In Community Sioux Lookout
Address 1 Meno Ya Win Way
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1B4
 
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Intersection Meno Ya Win Way and 7th Ave
Mailing Address PO Box 909 
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1B4
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (11) Other Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 2002
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)