Health Department

Sara Plain

Health Centre

E’Mino Bmaad-Zijig Health Centre

Director of Health Services

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Place of Well-Being

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1300 Tashmoo Avenue
Sarnia, ON N7T 8E5
Telephone: 519-332-6770 Ext. 38
Toll Free: 1-888-220-2262
Fax: 519-332-8925

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E’Mino Bmaad-Zijig Gamig provides health services in a holistic and culturally sensitive manner to all band and community members through promotion, prevention, protection and education. We encourage well being and healthy lifestyles through programs and services that meet the needs of individuals and families. We strive to empower members to take control of their own health through education, encouragement and support.

Health Committee

The Health Committee is made up of 2 Councillors and 3 community members. They meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month to work on policy, research and program design to ensure our services meet the changing needs of all community members.

The committee’s term is 2 years and members are chosen by Chief and Council.

Health Committee Members

Darren Henry, Councillor
John Adams, Councillor
Deborah Plain, Community Member
Jacky Cunningham, Community Member
Edna Cottrelle, Community Member
Sara Plain, Director of Health Services

We are always looking for new ideas, so please feel free to contact us if you have any suggestions!

The Health Department is conducting an Aamjiwnaang Drinking Water Survey.  Please follow the link to participate.

Upcoming Events

Health Program Links


The Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) Program has launched an email subscription service that allows clients and other web users to receive e-mail notifications when NIHB posts new Program Updates.  These quarterly updates provide the latest news about NIHB coverage, and share tips and reminders to help clients access benefits (the next update will be posted on March 13).

You can access the subscription page at the following link: