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Acute Care / Hospital Services: Emergency Medical Services

Provided by: Saskatchewan Health Authority: Mamawetan Churchill River Regional Health Authority

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Service Description

In a medical emergency, call 9-1-1.

Provides medical emergency service on the lower level of the La Ronge Health Centre and at the Health Centres in Pinehouse and Sandy Bay.

Examples of emergency conditions are:

  • chest pain
  • difficulty breathing
  • sudden and severe unexplained headache
  • serious trauma, bleeding or injuries
  • frequent vomiting and diarrhea
  • broken bones
  • severe abdominal pain
  • suicidal thoughts
  • unexplained weakness or confusion
  • severe allergic reaction
  • rapidly progressing labour

Examples of non-emergency conditions are:

  • minor cuts
  • rash
  • prescription refill
  • cold, sore throat, influenza

Application Process

When you arrive at the Emergency Department tell the nurse or unit clerk immediately why you are there. If the situation is critical you will be dealt with immediately. If it is not critical, you may be required to wait to see a physician, or you may be referred to the medical clinic.

Documents Required

Saskatchewan Health Card



La Ronge: 306-425-2422

Pinehouse: 306-884-5670

Sandy Bay: 306-754-5400

Fax: 306-425-5513

Hours of Operation

24/7 Hours.

Service Website




Coverage Area

Mamawetan Churchill River Health Region

Languages Offered


La Ronge Health Centre


227 Backlund Street
La Ronge SK  S0J 1L0

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Mailing Address

Box 6000
La Ronge SK  S0J 1L0

Location Info

Hours of Operation

Upper level Office Hours:
Mon - Fri, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Closed statutory holidays.
Lower level:
Open 24/7, ring buzzer from 8:00 pm - 8:00 am.
Mon - Fri, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm.
Mon - Fri, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm. Closed from 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm for lunch.


Wheelchair access - designated parking spaces; Wheelchair access - front or side or back doors; Wheelchair access - lowered elevator buttons; Wheelchair access - ramps; Wheelchair access - washrooms (at least one)

Mental Health and Addiction Services: 306-425-4840

Fax: 306-425-5513

Hotline: 8-1-1

HealthLine: 24/7Professional health advice or mental health support.

Business Line: 306-425-2422



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