Health

Dedicated and caring staff at the Paqtnkek Health Centre support a variety of community health promotion, education and prevention programs from Monday through Friday.

Dr. Steeves, a family practice physician, is available on the second Tuesday of each month to anyone who wishes to receive health care. A pediatrician cares for the youngest patients on a referral basis. A registered nurse is on site Monday through Friday providing immunizations, home health care and pre-natal instruction to anyone in need.

Additional professional service personnel visit the Paqtnkek Health Centre regularly offering services such as foot care, family support, legal aid, women’s supportive services.

Social and family support workers and a field worker from the Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselling Association are available.

Contact Information

  • Juliana Julian | Health Director
  • Phone: 902-386-2078
  • Fax: 902-386-2828
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  • Paqtnkek Health Centre
    128 Sagamaw Road
    Afton Station, NS
    BOH 1A0

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