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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 and program administered through the Detox Centre
Description (Service) Services that promote physical and mental health for community members
  • Provides health awareness and prevention education  
  • Coordinates clinics in areas including Blood Pressure, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases
Offers the following programs: 
  • Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative  
  • Crisis Intervention 
  • Detox Centre 
  • Early Childhood Development 
  • Family Well Being Program  
  • Healthy Babies Healthy Children  
  • Home and Community Care  
  • Medical Transportation Program
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
Areas Served Eabamet Lake
Eligibility Members of Eabametoong First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone Main: 807-242-1333 
Fax 807-242-1250
Primary Contact Hazel Baxter, Health and Social Services Receptionist; Email:
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 Health Services 
PO Box 281 
Eabamet Lake, ON P0T 1L0
Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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)