The Health Department is the largest Department on Cold Lake. The Department is responsible for delivering health care services on reserve. Health care services include community nursing, counselling and additions services, head start, medical transfers, homecare, and various other community health services. The Department is funded directly by Health Canada and has very clear reporting arrangements that guide program management.
Cold Lake First Nations Health Center is the ‘Community Health Services’ Center serving the community’s citizens and on-reserve residents. Our skilled staff members are here to help with healing and assist our community members. We are proud to provide welcoming care to our most vulnerable citizens.
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CLFN Health Centre
P.O. Box 8100
Cold Lake, AB T9M 1N1
Programs and Services
Health Infrastructure Support:
To implement a Health Management program under the terms and conditions of this agreement.
- Health Management: Community coordination and support to programs in the community and raising awareness of programs and services available.
- Health Promotion: Support the development of staff to ensure the proper management of health programming.
Healthy Child Development:
To improve health outcomes associated with First Nations and Inuit maternal, infant, child and family health. The areas of focus include Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program, Aboriginal Head Start on Reserve and Maternal Child Health Program.
Support the community of Cold Lake First Nations to reduce the high levels of alcohol and other substance abuse within the population. Manage, prevent and intervene in community crises on mental health. Manage, prevent and intervene in community crises on Solvent Abuse. Promote interaction and use of traditional methods and re-create our resources for the betterment of our community. Initiate activities that promote healthy social interaction within families and to participate in community activities, promote healthy educational awareness, safety awareness, inner awareness and to provide opportunity for youth to interact within and outside our community. Provide transportation and gas support to AHSOR. Provide funding for material and resources to program development. Build capacity within the community to develop and deliver culturally appropriate community based addiction services. Increase awareness and promotion of alternative healthier lifestyle, support individuals and families for residential treatment and post treatment services.
National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NNADAP):
Support the community of Cold Lake First Nation to reduce the high levels of alcohol and other substance abuse within the population.
Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative:
The goal of ADI is to reduce type 2 diabetes among aboriginal people by supporting health promotion and primary prevention activities and services delivered by trained community diabetes workers and health service providers.
Communicable Disease Control Program:
The goal of communicable disease control program is to prevent the occurrence and spread of communicable disease.
Public Health Protection:
To promote and ensure a safe and healthy environment as per the mandatory requirement in order to protect public health.
To implement, coordinate, and deliver an enhanced home care program that is culturally sensitive for community members.
Community health pertains to the health of individuals, families and groups through their lifespan who live within a community. It may take the form of direct service to the individual in a clinic, home, school or other locations within the community. It also relates to the health of the population as a whole by addressing health needs and issues which cause disease or contribute to poor health. Programming includes: emergency disaster planning, environmental health, communicable disease control, tuberculosis control and prevention program, immunization, leadership, community health nursing, and community health representative programming.
Supplementary Health Benefits:
Ensure client accessibility to medically required services through the NIHB Medical Transportation Program. Medical Transportation for long distance trips outside Cold Lake area.
Capital Operations and Maintenance:
To provide administrative and clerical support to Health Services Team.
Building Health Communities – Solvent Abuse (BCH/SA):
Manage, prevent and intervene in community crises on Solvent Abuse.