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Student Health and Wellness- Orillia

COVID-19 Student Health and Wellness Services Update

Student Health and Wellness works with a suite of healthcare professionals to make sure that students' healthcare needs are met.

Naturopathic Doctor

Naturopathic services are covered for Lakehead Orillia students by Student Health and Wellness. While some of you may be familiar with Naturopathic medicine, the following is some information to better acquaint those that are still a little unsure about this unique medical system. 

Naturopathic Medicine is a primary health care system that blends modern scientific knowledge with traditional and natural forms of medicine. It's philosophy is to stimulate the healing power of the body and treat the underlying cause of disease

Naturopathic Doctors can provide:

  • An individualized approach to health care, as every patient is unique

  • Time with patients, in order to better understand the issues at hand

  • A physical exam much like a medical doctor

  • Requests for, and review of lab tests

  • Diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic health concerns

Therapies that may be used as part of your treatment plan include:

  • Diet and Nutrition counselling

  • Nutritional Supplements

  • Botanical (herbal) Medicine

  • Acupuncture

To book an appointment:Email or phone 705-330-4010 x 2116 

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Nurse Practitioner

Nurse Practitioners are nurses that have additional education and licensing to provide primary health care to individuals and families.  They can do complete physical examinations, order diagnostic tests like ultrasounds, X-rays or mammograms, order bloodwork to screen for illness or disease, diagnose illness and disease and prescribe medications necessary for you.

The Nurse Practitioners of the Huronia Nurse Practitioner Led Clinic have a virtual medical clinic, open to you, for your clinical needs.This clinic is open to Lakehead Students who do not have access or cannot book with their primary care provider (doctor or nurse practitioner).

The clinic operates 9:00am -12:00pm  on Tuesday mornings. When booking, have your OHIP card and demographic information ready. 

Please call 705-835-7545 to book your appointment.

Huronia NP

Please contact Student Health and Wellness for alternative options or visit the Resources page for more information.

Local Doctor

Dr. Kinga Koprowicz is a local family doctor who is welcoming Lakehead Students to her practice. Dr. Koprowicz can accept domestic and international students. When you call, please ensure you mention you are a Lakehead student.

525 West St South
Unit 1
Orillia ON  
L3V 5H2

Phone: (705) 259-1833
Fax: (705) 259-1834 

In Case of Emergency or If Student Health and Wellness is Closed

Please go to the nearest hospital emergency department if the matter is urgent. For other issues, please call Telehealth at 1-866-797-0000 to speak to a registered nurse.

Orillia Soliders Memorial Hospital :
Barrie Royal Victoria Hospital :