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Latest News and Media Releases

SLMHC welcomes new pediatric pain protocol in Emergency Department
Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre is pleased to announce the approval of a new protocol designed to enhance the care of pediatric patients, in the Emergency Department, experiencing pain. This initiative, adapted from reputable institutions like SickKids, The Children’s Hospital of Winnipeg, and Lion’s Gate Hospital in North Vancouver, aims to provide safe, quick, and effective pain management options.
SLMHC’s Sofia España Awarded for Excellence
Sofia España, Medical Laboratory Assistant at Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC), is a proud recipient of the SickKids Award for Indigenous Nursing Students.
SLMHC Proud of Staff, Physician Dedication to Excellence Despite Ongoing Challenges
Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC) proudly recognizes the dedication and resilience of our staff and physicians. Their ongoing pursuit of excellence in quality of care and service delivery, despite substantial system pressures and challenges, has not gone unnoticed.
SLMHC receives Microscope for ENT Specialty Clinic
A Zeiss operating microscope was graciously donated to SLMHC’s Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Specialty Clinic by the Hospital for Sick Children, located in Toronto.
SLMHC Welcomes First Baby of 2024
Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC) is proud to welcome its first newborn of 2024! Jolynn Bottle and Yzerman Skunk welcomed the arrival of their son Yuri J. Grant Skunk on Jan. 1 at 2:31 a.m.
SLMHC COVID-19 Outbreak Declared Over
In consultation with public health authorities, the COVID-19 outbreak at Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC) has been declared over.
SLMHC main entrance.
COVID-19 Outbreak Declared at SLMHC
Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC) has identified cases of hospital-acquired COVID 19. This means that, effective immediately, SLMHC will limit visitors to a maximum of two (2) per patient. For more info, click here.
SLMHC remembers, honours first Elder in Residence Emily Gregg
Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC) would like to express sincere condolences to the family and extended family of Emily Gregg. In 2006, Emily became the first Elder in Residence at SLMHC, under the Traditional Healing Program.
SLMHC mourns, remembers influential elder Helen Cromarty
Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre expresses sincere condolences to the family and extended family of Helen Cromarty. Helen worked as the Special Advisor on First Nations Health from 2007 to 2013 at SLMHC.
Rapid Access Addictions Medicine Clinic operating out of SLMHC, Sioux Lookout Emergency Shelter
The new Rapid Access Addictions Medicine (RAAM) Clinic is now operating out of Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centres’ (SLMHC) Mental Health and Addiction Program (MHAP) and the Sioux Lookout Emergency Shelter. The RAAM Clinic offers addictions services for people interested in getting help with substance use. Read more, here.

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