Health & Medical

The Lady Dunn Health Centre (LDHC)
The Lady Dunn Health Centre is a newer, state of the art, multi-service facility including 10 acute care, 2 respite and 16 long-term care beds. The Lady Dunn Health Centre operates a 24-hour emergency department, staffed by a Registered Nurse and an on-call Physician. The LDHC also provides a Surgical Program, Diagnostic and Therapeutic services, Obstetrics, TeleHealth and a Nurse Practitioner Program.

The community service program includes North Algoma Counseling Service, Diabetes Education, Wawa Healthy Lifestyles Coalition and outreach nursing clinics in the communities of Dubreuilville and Missanabie.

The Wawa Medical Centre is also located within the Lady Dunn Health Centre, offering services provided by five doctors.

Visiting Specialists: Ear Nose and Throat, Eye Van, Internal Medicine/Respiratory, Orthopedics, Psychiatric

17 Government Road, P.O. Box 179
Wawa, ON P0S 1K0
Phone: (705) 856-2335
Fax : (705) 856-7533

Wawa Family Health Team
The Wawa Family Health Team is a newly developed collaborative, inter-disciplinary team of health care providers offering primary care services to area clients with a focus on health promotion, chronic disease management and disease prevention. Funded through the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, the goal of the Family Health Team is clear through our Vision Statement: “Together…a healthier community”.

All programs and services delivered by the Wawa Family health Team will be evidence-based and reflective of best-practices in primary care. The FHT will work collaboratively to address the unique needs of each client and the client will play a central role in determining the scope and range of services delivered by the team.

Silvana Dereski, Executive Director
17 Government Road
Wawa, ON P0S 1K0
Phone: (705) 856-1313
Fax: (705) 856-9550

Algoma Public Health
Algoma Public Health is committed to supporting healthy communities by providing a continuum of quality health services throughout the Algoma district. Services for Wawa are administered out of Sault Ste. Marie through a local branch. Programs and/or services offered by the Algoma Health Unit include: The Community Mental Health Program, Community Alcohol/Drug Assessment Program, Environmental Health, Infection Control Program, Immunization Records and Clinics, Services for Parents, Children, Adolescents, Adults, Seniors and Sexual Health Information and Services.

18 Ganley St
Wawa, ON P0S 1K0
Phone: (705) 856-7208