Parry Sound Health Centre

Service: First Nations and Inuit Health Branch

Description (Service)
COVID-19 Response
There are no community visits at this time. 
Regular Service
Provides culturally appropriate health services in five First Nations (FN) communities: Magnetawan FN, Shawanaga FN, Wasauksing FN, Moose Deer Point FN and Wahta Mohawk Territory. 
The Community Health Nurse visits these communities on a regular basis providing the following services:  
  • Health Education and Health Promotion 
  • Communicable Disease Control and Immunization  
  • Maternal and Child health  
  • School health Immunization Program 
  • Chronic Disease Monitoring  
  • Advocacy and Referrals to other health services
The Parry Sound Health Centre clerk will assists registered First Nations clients to access the Non-Insured Health benefits program, (NIHB) which includes coverage for prescription medication, medical supplies and equipment, medical transportation, optometry and dental services. Will also assist with claim submissions and appeals for coverage of services.
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Magnetawan First Nation ; Moose Deer Point First Nation ; Parry Sound ; Shawanaga First Nation ; Wahta Mohawk First Nation ; Wasauksing First Nation
Eligibility All registered First Nations persons, living on or off a First Nation
Application Call ahead to set up an appointment.
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Parry Sound
Address & Map
James Street Federal Building; 74 James St
2nd Flr
Parry Sound, ON
Canada P2A 2X2
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Intersection James and Mary Sts
Mailing Address PO Box 89 
74 James Street 
Parry Sound, ON 
Canada P2A 2X2
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone Office: 705-746-5807
Toll Free Phone Ottawa: 1-800-640-0642
Fax 705-746-1421
Primary Contact Laura Hansman, Community Health Nurse - PSHC-FNIHB; Phone: 705-773-8653; Email:
Alternate Contact Christian Jean-Pierre, Community Health Nurse, PSHC-FNIHB; Phone: 705-746-6653; Email:

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