Description & Services
Public Comments Appointments within the region are only available if the health care providers are travelling through the region
Description (Service) Genetic Counselling Program
 
  • Provides information to individuals and families who are affected by or at-risk for inherited and/or genetic conditions
 
Offers several services, including: 
  • Arranging and interpreting genetic laboratory test results 
  • Assessment and diagnosis of genetic disorders 
  • Discussion of the chance of developing and passing the disorder on 
  • Information about the ways in which it may be prevented or helped 
  • Participation in education and research 
  • Provision of medical information and advice about genetic disease or condition to people at risk of a disorder that might be hereditary
 
Genetics Clinics 
  • Holds clinics four to five times per year when one or two consulting geneticists visit Thunder Bay 
  • Offers videoconferencing during the times between each clinic, if an urgent referral is needed
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District ; Thunder Bay District
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Referrals are required and can be made through a health care provider
Languages English
Fees None - Covered by Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) ; If genetic testing is required and deemed necessary, it is also covered under OHIP
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-684-7320
E-Mail genetics@tbh.net
Website www.tbrhsc.net/genetics
Site Location Balmoral Park
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 980 Oliver Rd
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6V4
 
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Intersection Oliver Road and Golf Links Rd
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)