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Tribal Council: Unaffiliated Political Territorial Organization: Unaffiliated Treaty #3

Organization: Ojibway Nation of Saugeen - Saugeen Health Centre - Health Services  
Phone Numbers: 807-928-9985
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: Receptionist: Mon-Fri 9 am-1 pm
Nursing Station: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Executives: Jonah Belmore - Community Health Representative
Edward Machimity - Chief
Public Contacts: Desmond Kitchkeesick - Health Receptionist
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
  • Assists with arrangements to Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre for health care needs outside the scope of community Nursing Station
  • 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

Fees: None
Application: Call to book appointment
Eligibility / Target Population: Members of the Ojibway Nation of Saugeen
Languages: English
Area Served:
See Also: Health Centres and Programs for Indigenous Peoples

This information was last completely updated on April 9, 2018

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Updated April 9, 2018
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