Health & Medical

The Lady Dunn Health Centre (LDHC)
The Lady Dunn Health Centre is a multi-service facility with 10 acute care, 2 respite and 16 long-term care beds. LDHC 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, Diagnostic and Therapeutic services. Telehealth and Nurse Practitioner Program.

The community service program includes North Algoma Counseling Service, Diabetes Education, and 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 and services: Eye Van, Orthopedics and 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 (APH) is a public health agency committed to improving health and reducing social inequities in health through evidence informed practice. APH has a main office in Sault Ste. Marie and satellite offices in Blind River, Elliot Lake and Wawa. Together with our communities, APH is a leader in promoting and protecting health and well-being. We work with individuals, families, and community partners to promote and protect health and to prevent disease. Services offered include: The Community Mental Health Program, Community Alcohol and Drug Assessment Program, Environmental Health, Infection Control, Immunization, Travel Consults, TB Skin Testing, Dental Programs, Parent/Child Services such as Prenatal Classes, the Healthy Babies, Healthy Children program, and the Infant/Child Development Program, low cost birth control, free pregnancy testing, emergency contraception and more. Please phone our Wawa office at 705-856-7208 for more information.

Algoma Public Health
18 Ganley Street
Wawa, ON P0S 1K0
Phone: 705-856-7208
Fax: 705-856-1752