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Tribal Council: Keewaytinook Okimakanak/Northern Chiefs Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) Treaty #5

Organization: Poplar Hill First Nation - Medical Transportation  
Phone Numbers: Nursing Station: 807-772-8892
Fax: 807-772-1198
c/o Medical Transportation
PO Box 78
Poplar Hill, ON
P0V 3E0
Location: Community is approx 120 km N of Red Lake along banks of Berens River near Ont/Man border
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Executives: Barbara Strang - Health Director
Public Contacts: Anna Owen - Referral Clerk
Eva Strang - Patient Driver
Service Description: Responsible for processing Non-Insured Health Benefits Service claims and coordinating medical transportation for community members
  • Provides transportation to medical appointments within the community for members without access to a vehicle
  • Provides transportation and/or assistance from/to Poplar Hill First Nation to medical appointments (doctor, dentist, optometrist, specialist) in surrounding area
  • Submits medical appointment travel, mileage, meal and accommodation requests on behalf of individual
  • Provides assistance with making arrangements for any medical appointments out of town such as booking appointments, hotels, and completing applications for mileage compensation

NOTE: Individuals with small children must have appropriate car seat restraints or transportation will not be provided

Fees: None
Application: All applications must be submitted at least one week prior to scheduled appointment, but preferably 2 weeks prior
Exceptions are made for emergencies
Eligibility / Target Population: Members of Poplar Hill First Nation living on the reserve and requiring assistance with Medical Transportation or Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) arrangements
Languages: English
Language Notes: Interpretive Services
Area Served:
See Also: Transportation - Non-Accessible and Volunteer

This information was last completely updated on February 9, 2018

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