Scotch Bay

West Interlake (Municipality)

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MMF Status: Active

Métis Local #: 64

Population (2021 Census): West Interlake (Municipality) - 2,228

Community Government/Council: RM of West Interlake

Languages Spoken: English

Available Care

Closest Access Hospital with Emergent or Urgent Care: E.M Crowe General Hospital, Eriksdale MB (23 mins away), Lakeshore General Hospital, Ashern MB (50 mins away)

Closest Pharmacy: Eriksdale, Lundar, MEDOCare Pharmacy in Winnipeg

Services available at the closest accesible nursing station/health centre/hospital/clinic that serves Métis people:
Lundar Community Health: Nurse Practitioner in Monday – Friday with appointment. For acute care you will be asked to make appointment with your GP. This clinic also has Public Health & Home Care services. Eriksdale Medical Clinic: 3 doctors, Chronic Disease Nurse, Public Health, Mental Health, Home Care, Hearing Screening for babies, Manitoba Harm Reduction Network & Telehealth. LakeShore General Hospital: Medical Clinic & Emergency Dept.

Nearest access for being weighed: Eriksdale Medical Clinic, Eriksdale Hospital, Ashern Hospital

Cancer Navigation Line:
Interlake Eastern Toll free: 1-855-557-2273 Fax: 1-204-785-9249


closest accessible bloodwork:
Eriksdale Medical Clinic, Eriksdale Hospital, Ashern Hospital

follow-up and primary care:
Call to make an appointment

closest acess to central line cleaning and inspection:
Lundar Community Health, Eriksdale Medical Clinic, LakeShore General Hospital, LakeShore Medical Clinic

medical transportation:
Lundar Handivan and ambulance

closest access to palliative care:
Palliative care at the Ashern Hospital and Eriksdale Hospital

closest access to homecare:
Home care at Lundar Community Health, Eriksdale Medical Clinic, Lakeshore General Hospital, Lakeshore Medical Clinic,

closest personal care and independent living facilities:

closest physiotherapy access:
Eriksdale Hospital has physiotherapy

community care resources:
Community Connectors located at the MMF St. Laurent IMA Office & a Community Connector through the RM of St. Laurent.

closest accessible mental health supports:
Offered through the Eriksdale & Ashern Clinics. These referrals can be a long wait and often there may be no direct services providers in or around the surrounding area. Pulford Community living (Lundar Manitoba) Adult Day Program (Lundar Manitoba)

closest access to medical supplies:
Selkirk MB or Winnipeg

closest access to groceries:
Grocery stores in Eriksdale

transportation routes from the community to winnipeg:
Winnipeg is a 2 hour trip from Scotch Bay, MB

transportation routes from the community to the closest cancer program in the community:
Winnipeg or Gimli have the nearest cancer care programs

risk of transportation loss: