Chippewas of Nawash Health Centre

Health Centre
Tel Main: 519-534-0373
Fax: 519-534-0964

Health Manager
Cynthia Porter
ext. 225

Home and Community Care Nurse
Cynthia Porter, ext. 226

Community Health Nurse
SpringDawn Cook-Ackiwenzie, RPN, ext. 235

Home and Community Care
Norma Tobey, ext. 239

Youth Mental Health Worker
Marleen Vogl, ext. 222

Medical Transportation/ NIHB clerk
Joshua King ext. 223
Tel: 519-534-2165 (direct line)

Harm Reduction Worker
Suzy Jones

Community Health Representative
Laura Vogl

National Native Drug and Alcohol Program
Chippewas of Nawash Health Center
247 Lakeshore Blvd.
Neyaashiinigmiing, ON
N0H 2T0

Physical Address
Chippewas of Nawash Health Centre
247 Prairie Rd.
Neyaashiinigmiing, Ont.
N0H 2T0

Mailing Address
Chippewas of Nawash Health Centre
135 Lake Shore Blvd.
Neyaashiinigmiing, Ont.
N0H 2T0

The Health Centre is committed to helping protect the health and safety of our employees, and to serving our community. We are closely monitoring the changing situation and complying with public health guidance. The front reception phone line is open Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

We have reduced the hours the Health Centre is open to the public to Friday only, from 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM. You can visit the Health Centre on Fridays during these hours to pick up medications, cheques and hand sanitizer.

Health Dept.

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Schedule - By Appointment ONLY

We are currently scheduling appointments for the following vaccination clinics. Please call the Health Centre to make your appointment, or use the online registration option for first-dose appointments.

Clinic Date: Saturday, July 17, 2021

Priority Group: All members of Chippewas of Nawash in the Grey Bruce area, and their immediate family members, 12 years or older. Health Canada has extended the approved ages for the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to include those 12-15 years old.
Dose: This is a first dose clinic, but we will have a limited number of second doses for persons who have not yet received their second shots.
Time: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Kikendaasogamig Elementary School, Neyaashiinigmiing
Register: Please call the Nawash Health Centre at 519-534-0373, or register online

Our Services to the Community

The Nawash Health Centre promotes healthy lifestyles that strive to reflect the spirit of Neyaashiinigmiing. The services of the Health Centre are available to all Chippewas of Nawash residents and band membership. At the Centre we deliver programs that promote health and prevent disease. In partnership with other community programs, we offer regular workshops and activities that are geared towards healthy living and a greater sense of well being for all of our clients.

We offer a prenatal nutrition program, a monthly physician's clinic, foot care services and medical transportation. The chronic disease prevention program is aimed towards the prevention of diabetes, heart disease and cancer. The communicable disease program helps control the spread of vaccine preventable diseases. The environmental awareness program involves water sampling and testing for West Nile Virus. The Chippewas of Nawash Health Centre is part of the Emergency Response team that is capable of dealing with emergencies whenever the health of it's residents is threatened. It is staffed 5 days a week with a registered community health nurse and community representatives.

Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN)

OTN is a two-way videoconferencing system that provides patients with access to care at all hospitals and hundreds of participating health care locations across the province. Using this convenient technology we can save you the time and cost of travelling long distances for appointments with your Health Care Provider (HCP). OTN appointments with your HCP also reduce your risk of exposure to the COVID-19 virus.

The Health Care Centre boardroom is equipped for OTN videoconferencing. Contact the Health Centre to make your appointment.

Questions about OTN, or other health issues? Call Springdawn Keeshig, Community Health Nurse.

Office: 519-534-0373, ext. 235

Cell: 519-378-6028