Flin Flon

City of Flin Flon

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MMF Status: Active

Métis Local #: 30

Number of Métis Citizens: Approximately 300

Population (2021 Census): Flin Flon (city) - 4,940

Community Government/Council: Flin Flon City Council

Role of Elders: Support for friendship centre and MMF local

Languages Spoken: English, Michif, Cree, French

Available Care

Closest Access Hospital with Emergent or Urgent Care: Flin Flon General Hospital

Closest Pharmacy: There are three in Flin Flon

Services available at the closest accesible nursing station/health centre/hospital/clinic that serves Métis people:
Flin Flon General Hospital: Acute Care, Inpatient Services, Palliative Care, Minor Surgery, Outpatient Services, Emergency Department, Diagnostic Services (Lab, X-ray, EKG, Ultrasound), Emergency Medical Services, Ambulance Station, Home Care Services, Adult Day Program, MB Telehealth

Nearest access for being weighed: Flin Flon General Hospital or Primary Health Centre

Cancer Navigation Line:
Northern Toll free: 1-855-740-9322 Fax: 1-204-677-5388

Nearest Radiation Therapy Centre:

Nearest Community Cancer Program:
Flin Flon


closest accessible bloodwork:
Flin Flon General Hospital lab and x-ray department or Flin Flon Clinic

follow-up and primary care:
Call the clinic, leave a message and they will call back within 24 hours and usually appts take approx Two weekend to see physician or nurse practitioner

closest access to cancer related drugs:
Flin Flon General Hospital does adminster some chemotherapy after first set up in Winnipeg

closest acess to central line cleaning and inspection:
Flin Flon General Hospital or Primary Health Centre

medical transportation:
Bus or air flight to Winnipeg, otherwise personal vehicle or taxi within Flin Flon

closest access to palliative care:
Flin Flon General Hospital has palliative care

closest access to homecare:
Home Care is available at Flin Flon General Hospital and there is a manor here as well

closest personal care and independent living facilities:
There are four here in Flin Flon

closest physiotherapy access:
Flin Flon General Hospital

community care resources:
Norman Community Services, Community Adult Learning Services, Flin Flon Aboriginal Friendship Centre, Flin Flon Sr Inc, Flin Flon Community Hall

closest accessible mental health supports:
FlinFlon&District Assessment and Referral Services, Women’s Safe Haven/Resource Services, Addictions Foundation of Manitoba, Manitoba Family Services

closest access to medical supplies:
Pharmasave, Walmart, Home Care, public health

closest access to groceries:
There are three grocery stores here in Flin Flon

transportation routes from the community to winnipeg:
Bus is 12 hours Flying Mon-Fri is 2.5 hoursDriving 8 hours

transportation routes from the community to the closest cancer program in the community:
Brandon is a 7 hour drive from Flin Flon, Dauphin is a 5.5 hour drive from Flin Flon, Winnipeg is an 8 hour drive from Flin Flon

risk of transportation loss:
Winter storms cause delays or cancellations for flights and driving up to 5 times per year