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Highlighting our Team: Housekeeping
Lydia Harms, Housekeeper, works in Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre’s (SLMHC) Housekeeping Department. Lydia is part of an attentive, and dedicated, team that ensures patient rooms and facilities are kept clean, tidy, and stocked with essential supplies. Click here to read more about our housekeeping team.
July’s Early Bird Draw: In Loving Memory of Andrew Burke
With our monthly Early Bird Draws, ticket buyers have the opportunity to win $1000 when they purchase their 50/50 tickets early! This month’s $1000 prize was generously donated by Rikki Burke, in loving memory of Andrew Burke; husband, father, brother and friend.
Local SLMHC Foundation 50/50 draw winner takes home over $14,000
Delphine Crane, from Sioux Lookout, took home $14,148 after having her winning ticket number, H-5630474, drawn during the July 9 Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC) Foundation 50/50 draw.
SLMHC introduces new patient-centered, team-based model of care at hospital
Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC) was excited to move to an innovative approach to inpatient care at our 60-bed hospital last month. The patient-centered Team Model of Care for our inpatients came into effect on Tuesday, June 15, with the goal of even better patient care and a more collaborative health team environment.
SLMHC Miichim program receives donation of over 400 fish from Sioux Lookout Walleye Weekend fishing tournament
Participants in this year’s annual Sioux Lookout Walleye Weekend fishing tournament supported the Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre’s (SLMHC) Miichim (Traditional Foods) program by donating 440 fish, totaling approximately 250 pounds, from the tournament.
Highlighting our Team: Human Resources
Jenna Wisnoski and Jade Beaulne, Human Resources Officers, work in Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre’s (SLMHC) Human Resources Department. Jenna and Jade are looking to add to our talented team at SLMHC! Click here to read more.
Celebrating Careers: Carole Slater says goodbye after 28 years at SLMHC
Carole Slater, Senior Executive Assistant, is an important part of the Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC) Administration team. She has been working at SLMHC for just under 28 years and, after a successful and lengthy career, is officially retiring this month.
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SLMHC services operating as normal following June 23 storm
We understand multiple power outages and infrastructure damages are currently affecting the Sioux Lookout area due to the storm on the evening of June 23. Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre’s (SLMHC) power is restored, and all services are operating as normal.
June’s Early Bird Draw sponsor
This month’s Early Bird Draw is generously sponsored by an anonymous donor. The donation of $1000 was made to support the Foundation and the health care community. Thank you again to our generous donor!
Highlighting our Team: Mental Health and Addictions Program
Ray Legros, Addictions Counsellor and Case Manager, works in Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre’s (SLMHC) Mental Health and Addictions Program (MHAP). Ray works with a talented, multidisciplinary team in MHAP, where they respond and meet the needs of those affected by mental health and addiction issues.
Public Update: Visitor Restrictions Lifting at SLMHC
Public Update: Visitor Restrictions Lifting at SLMHC
As the province of Ontario has entered Step One of the Roadmap to Reopen, here at Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC) we are lifting some of the visitor restrictions in place.
Dryden resident takes home over $18,000 after winning SLMHC Foundation 50/50 draw
Lori-Lynne Levesque, from Dryden, took home $18,425 after winning the Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC) Foundations’ June 11 50/50 draw.
Lowering flag to half-mast, SLMHC takes time to honour lives of those lost at Kamloops Residential School
Highlighting our Team: Dietary
Ross Horne, Head Cook, is part of Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre’s (SLMHC) Food Services team! Ross works with a well-rounded, and fast-paced, Food Services team, where they ensure patients, ECU residents, staff members, and visitors have daily access to fresh, delicious meal options.
SLMHC Staying the Course with COVID-19 Precautions
SLMHC Staying the Course with COVID-19 Precautions
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC) is staying the course with its visitor restrictions and following best practices set out by Ontario’s public health officials.
May 2021 Early Bird Draw
This month’s $1000 prize was generously donated by Christa Schulz in memory of her husband Klaus Schulz. Thank you Christa for your generous donation! The next Early Bird Draw is on May 21 at 11 a.m. Get tickets before this time to get a chance to take home $1000.
Highlighting our Team: Materials Management
Dave Kulchyski, Materials Services Team Lead, is part of the Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre’s (SLMHC) Materials Management team! Dave works with an efficient team in Materials Management, where they ensure SLMHC has the medical supplies, PPE and equipment required for our staff, clients, and patients.
Jackpot stays local after Sioux Lookout resident wins over $25,000 in SLMHC Foundation 50/50 draw
Ralph Raspado, from Sioux Lookout, took home $25,648 after having his winning ticket number drawn during the May 12 Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC) Foundation 50/50 draw.
Highlighting our Team: Laboratory
Dana Ursula, MLT, has worked in the Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC) laboratory for seven years. Click here to learn more about our laboratory team!
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Changes to Chief of Staff at SLMHC
Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre’s (SLMHC) Chief of Staff, Dr. Barbara Russell-Mahoney, will be stepping down from her role next month.

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