Welcome to the North Channel Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic

The North Channel Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic (NC NPLC) is a not-for-profit organization that provides primary health care to residents who do not have a current health care provider.  This service is offered to residents  from Echo Bay to Iron Bridge, Ontario.  A nurse practitioner (NP) is a registered nurse with advanced university education who provides personalized, quality health care to patients. Ontario nurse practitioners provide a full range of health care services to individuals, families and communities in a variety of settings including hospitals and community based clinics in cities and smaller towns in Ontario. We work in partnership with physicians, nurses and other health care professionals such as social workers, midwives, mental health professionals and pharmacists to keep you, your family and your community well. 

The North Channel NPLC has two locations, with the primary clinic at 135 Dawson Street, Thessalon, Ontario (across from the North Shore Health Network Hospital) plus a secondary location at 3223 Hwy 17B, Echo Bay.  The satellite is currently open on Tuesday and Thursday every week 8:30 am - 4:30 pm.


Important Notice – COVID-19

Prior to an appointment, please conduct this self assessment questionaire. 

  • Do you have a mild respiratory illness, fever or cough?

  • Have you recently travelled internationally within the last 14 days?

  • Have you been in close contact with a confirmed or probable case of COVID-19?

If you have answered yes to any of these, please contact the clinic to reschedule your appointment. 

Patients are screened at the door and are required to wear a mask. 

For further information,  please call Algoma Public Health at 705-759-5404 or 1-877-604-4567.  


Our Commitment to Quality during COVID-19  

To view our Quality Commitment during the COIVD-19 Pandemic, please click here


Flu Shots Available 

We are pleased to offer flu vaccine appointments to our patients.  If you are a patient of the North Channel Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic and would like to book your appointment, please contact our office at 705-842-9898.


Questions about COVID-19 Vaccine for Children               ages 5 - 11?

Please review the Ontario COVID-19 Vaccine Information Sheet found here.  Or visit the SickKids Parent Homework portal at parenthomework.ca.  


COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic in the Area  

Please refer to Algoma Public Health website for the closet vaccination clinic in your area for your specific need @  algomapublichealth.com 

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COVID-19 Vaccine Receipts 

You can view and print your own vaccine receipts on demand at: covid-19.ontario.ca/get-proof/.  Or you can request a copy by emailing Algoma Public Health at records@algomapublichealth.com or by calling 705-942-4646 ext 3297. 


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