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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
Community Telemedicine Coordinator (CTC) is Peggy Sugarhead: ph: 807-242-1151; fx: 807-242-1344
Description (Service) Nursing Station providing basic medical and health care services 
  • Offers a primary health care Nursing Station including treatment and emergency services 
  • Provides services of a Physician, Optometrist and Dentist on a monthly basis 
  • Provides health awareness, education and prevention workshops and seminars 
  • Houses an X-ray room and a small pharmacy
Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) 
  • Provides access to specialized medical care using videoconferencing and other tele-diagnostic equipment 
  • Allows specialists to remotely examine and prescribe treatments to patients in their home communities 
  • Reduces the need to travel to receive care
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm 
On-call emergencies: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Eabamet Lake
Eligibility Members of Eabametoong First Nation
Application Appointments must be booked for Physician, Optometrist and Dentist
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone Main 807-242-7401 
Fax 807-242-1344
Primary Contact John Louie Oskineegish, Health Clinic Supervisor; Phone: 807-242-7401 ext 240
Alternate Contact Robert Baxter, Health and Social Services Director; Phone: 807-242-1333 ext 210; Email:
Site Location Community is on N shore of Eabamet Lake, 155 km NE of Armstrong, 360 km N of Thunder Bay
Located In Community Eabametoong First Nation
Address Eabamet Lake
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Mailing Address c/o Nursing Station 
PO Box 70 
Eabamet Lake, ON P0T 1L0
Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established Oct 25, 2011
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)