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This location reports to the Thunder Bay Zone Office

Organization: Canada. First Nations and Inuit Health Branch - Northern Ontario - Fort Frances - First Nations and Inuit Health Office  
Phone Numbers: Main 807-274-7771
Fax: 807-274-4285
1460 Idylwild Dr, RR 2, RMB 2005
Fort Frances, ON
P9A 3M3
Intersection: Idylwild Dr and Hwy 11
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-4:15pm
Executives: Andrew Seaton - Zone Administrator
Thunder Bay Zone
807-343-5302 *
Public Contacts: Lisa Krishka - Health Clerk
Fort Frances Health Centre
Service Description: Located at Idylwild Dr near School Rd

Provides community health services and assistance with non-insured health benefits to eligible First Nations and Inuit people

Community Health Services: Prevention programs intended to improve the health and well being of First Nation peoples are available on the following topics:
  • Communicable disease control
  • Maternal and child health care programs
  • Chronic disease monitoring
  • Care of the elderly
  • School health programs
  • Environmental health

Non-Insured Health Benefits: Provides assistance with accessing and making travel arrangements for extended health benefits, including:
  • Dental care
  • Medical transportation
  • Medical equipment
  • Medications
  • Mental health counselling
  • Short-term crisis intervention
  • Vision care

Fees: None
Application: Health Centre operates on a walk-in basis
Most services are accessed on-reserve through visiting health professionals
Services may vary in each community
call Health Centre to determine available services
Eligibility / Target Population: Must be a registered Inuit and/or First Nation individual and reside in one of the communities served by the Fort Frances Health Centre
Languages: English
Area Served:
District of Kenora, District of Rainy River  
See Also: Child and Youth Community Health Care Programs
Community Health Centres
Health Centres and Programs for Indigenous Peoples
Public Health Promotion
Transportation - Non-Accessible and Volunteer

This information was last completely updated on October 15, 2018

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