Deer Lake First Nation

Health Services

Home Agency Service

Description
Services that promote physical and mental health for community members
  • Provides health awareness, education and prevention workshops and seminars
  • Coordinates clinics in areas including Blood Pressure, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases
  • Coordinates basic foot care sessions and workshops in individual's home or at clinic
  • Offers a diabetic clinic
  • Provides mental health counselling
  • Administers the Jeannette-Oscar Lydokenne Nursing Station
Addresses individual health care needs by providing:
  • Intake services to determine health care needs of individual
  • Referrals to appropriate health care providers based on information in the intake assessment
  • Advocacy on behalf of individual with other health professionals
  • Coordination of one-on-one pre-natal care with the community health nurse
  • Prenatal classes and post-natal visits
  • Home visits to the sick, elderly, new mothers and persons with health care needs
  • Various health-related programs
Eligibility
Members of Deer Lake First Nation
Application Process
  • Requires booked appointments
  • Prior arrangements must be made for home visits
Office
807-775-2226 - Alternate 807-775-9770
Fax
807-775-9772
Web Site
Visit Website
Mailing Address
Box 352
c/o Health Centre
Deer Lake, ON, P0V 1N0
Canada
Languages
English
Health Director
Garylene Meekis
Email: garylenemeekis@knet.ca
Fees
None
Documents Required
Valid Ontario health (OHIP) card required for most services
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Updated On
February 13, 2022
Address
Deer Lake Health Centre
Deer Lake First Nation, ON, P0V 1N0
  • Serves as the Health Centre for Deer Lake First Nation
  • Co-located in the same building as the Nursing Station

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Hours of Operation
Mon
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tue
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Wed
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thu
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Fri
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Service Area(s)
Deer Lake First Nation