Deer Lake First Nation

Medical Transportation Program

Home Agency Service

Description
  • Delivers medical transportation services and assistance in making medical appointment arrangements
  • Provides transportation within the community for individuals accessing the Nursing Station or Health Office
  • Provides assistance with completing prior approval applications for long distance medical appointments
    Offers assistance with arrangements for accommodation and travel details for individuals attending medical appointments at Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre or Red Lake Margaret Cochenour Memorial Hospital
Eligibility
Members of Deer Lake First Nation who require assistance with medical transportation due to illness, injury or age
Application Process
  • Requires written proof of medical appointment
  • Requires 24 hour advance booking; exceptions made for emergencies
  • Advance cancellation recommended
Office
807-775-2054
Fax
807-775-2309
Web Site
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Mailing Address
PO Box 10
Deer Lake, ON, P0V 1N0
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Helen Sawanas, Referral Clerk and X-ray Technician
Health Director
Garylene Meekis
Email: garylenemeekis@knet.ca
Phone: 807-775-2226
Fees
None
Documents Required
Written proof of medical appointment required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
Government - City
Social Media
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Updated On
February 13, 2022
Address
Jeannette-Oscar Lydokenne Nursing Station
Deer Lake First Nation, ON, P0V 1N0
  • Serves as the Nursing Station/health clinic for Deer Lake First Nation
  • Co-located with the Health Centre which administers health programs

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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-5 pm
Transportation times vary
Service Area(s)
Deer Lake First Nation