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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 request an appointment: Login in to MySuccess https://mysuccess.lakeheadu.ca/home.htm 

  • Login in to MySuccess
  • Click Submit form - Orillia Student Wellness Requests
  • Fill out the request
  • Click Submit

Your request is private and confidential and only someone from Student Health and Wellness will be accessing these requests. All requests are checked and followed up by a phone call Monday - Friday from 8:30am - 4:30pm. 

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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.

Huronia Nurse Practitioner Led Clinic

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 or to request an appointment: Login in to MySuccess https://mysuccess.lakeheadu.ca/home.htm

Huronia NP

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

Couchiching Ontario Health Team

The Couchiching Ontario Health Team has a Nurse Practitioner who does in-person appointments for people who do not have a Doctor or Nurse Practitioner already. Please note: anyone who has a Family doctor or Nurse Practitioner in the area can't been seen within this clinic

When booking, have your OHIP card and demographic information ready. Please call 705-325-2201 ext 8250 to book your appointment or to request an appointment: Login in to MySuccess https://mysuccess.lakeheadu.ca/home.htm

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 

Chiropractor

Chiropractors can help with headaches, neck and back pain, sports injuries, foot pain, exercise, physical
rehabilitation, and more.

On campus chiropractor appointments with Dr. Tara from Back to Function are available on Wednesday
evenings in the Wellness Centre (OR 1012). Appointments are also available at the Back to Function
Clinic:
26 Colborne St E, Orillia ON
Clinic hours: Monday – Friday, 8am – 7pm
Phone: 705-326-9977

Book an appointment by calling Back to Function at 705-326-9977. When you call, please mention you
are a Lakehead student and specify whether you are booking an appointment on campus or at the Back
to Function clinic.

Fees: Student rate is $55/appointment. Costs are covered by most health benefit plans.

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 : https://www.osmh.on.ca/
Barrie Royal Victoria Hospital : https://www.rvh.on.ca/