A Wawa health clinic offering services for local Indigenous people is celebrating its grand opening today.
Maamwesying North Shore Community Health Services - in partnership with Michipicoten First Nation - has opened its North Clinic at 3 Maple Street in Wawa, offering services for free.
Integrated Care Manager Irene Armstrong says the clinic's intended for "on-reserve citizens and the urban Indigenous population residing in Wawa and the surrounding area".
As for services offered, Armstrong highlights the staff of the local clinic.
Armstrong adds that walk-in clinics are Thursday and Friday mornings, though the office is open Monday to Friday.
The team also travels to the Brunswick House and Chapleau Cree First Nations, and serves Chapleau Ojibwe members and those in Chapleau itself.
The grand opening celebration runs from 11 to noon, followed by a community feast.