Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

Site: Peawanuck Nursing Station - Mailing Address

Service: Primary Health Care

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Description & Services
Description (Service) Functions as a community health clinic 
  • Provides primary care and emergency services 
  • Coordinates telemedicine services 
  • Offers the services of visiting Physicians and on-site Registered Nurses 
  • Coordinates arrangements for Dental Clinic 
  • Arranges for air ambulance transfers to larger centres for emergency/surgical services  
  • Receives services of James Bay Ambulance Services (JBAS) 
  • Provides English/Cree translation and interpretation services
Offers primary health care including but not limited to:  
  • Chronic disease management  
  • Health promotion  
  • Disease prevention  
  • Nutritional counselling  
  • Mental health counselling
Hours Clinic Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
Emergencies Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Weenusk First Nation - Peawanuck
Eligibility Members of Weenusk First Nation
  • Highly recommends booked appointments 
  • Dental Clinic appointments booked at Nursing Station; clinics held monthly
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-473-2525
After Hours Phone 705-473-2525 message transferred to on-call phone
Fax 705-473-2588
Website www.waha.ca
Primary Contact Nurse in Charge, Peawanuck
Alternate Contact Jaime Kapashesit, Executive Assistant; Phone: 705-658-4544 ext 2317; Email: jaime.kapashesit@waha.ca
Site Location Community is just S of Hudson Bay on W bank of Winisk River at mouth of Asheweig River, 400 km N of Moosonee
Located In Community Weenusk First Nation
Address Peawanuck, ON P0L 2H0
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Mailing Address c/o Peawanuck Nursing Station 
PO Box 1 
Peawanuck, ON P0L 2H0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada - First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)