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Tribal Council: Unaffiliated Primary Tribal Organization: Unaffiliated Treaty #3
Organization: Ojibway Nation of Saugeen - Saugeen Health Centre - Health Services  
Phone Numbers: 807-928-9985
Address:
General Delivery
Savant Lake, ON
P0V 2S0
Street
Address
:
16 Saugeen Rd
Savant Lake
 
Location: Community is approx 100 km N from Hwy 17 just E of Ignace along Hwy 599, then approx 20 km NW of Savant Lake
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Executives: Edward Machimity - Chief
807-928-2824
Service Description: Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members
  • Coordinates health care services through Nursing staff, Community Health Representative and visiting Physician
  • Provides health awareness and counselling, education and prevention workshops especially in the areas of diabetes and alcohol/drug abuse
  • Coordinates clinics/workshops in areas that may include Diabetes, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases
  • Offers a palliative care program when required
  • Provides services of a First Response Vehicle
  • Participates in teaching with a regular rotation of medical students and residents from Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM)

Addresses individual health care needs by providing:
  • Advocacy on behalf of individual with other health professionals
  • Coordination of one-on-one pre-natal care with the community health nurse
  • Home visits to the sick, elderly, new mothers and persons with health care needs
  • Suboxone program for individuals battling addictions to prescription painkillers
  • Assistance with coordinating local and long distance travel arrangements for medical appointments

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

Fees: None
Application: Call to book appointment
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Members of the Ojibway Nation of Saugeen
Languages: English
Area(s) Served: Thunder Bay District
See Also: Health Centres and Programs for Indigenous Peoples

This information was last completely updated on January 2, 2017

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