MOH changes up emergency calls for northern communities to Sudbury

By Rosalind Russell – Foleyet, Gogama, and First Nations will see a change in the phone number to reach paramedic services.

Chief of Paramedic Services, Paul Myre says the Ministry of Health’s Emergency Health Services will be migrating all emergency call taking and dispatching of Manitoulin-Sudbury DSB Paramedic Services to the Central Ambulance Communications Centre located in Sudbury.  

He says with the migration, the number to call for the communities of Foleyet, Gogama, surrounding areas and First Nations Communities for paramedic response will change to a one-eight-seven-seven number.

He adds all allied agencies and residents have been notified through Canada Post that the change takes place next Tuesday, June 28th at 9 am. 

The new number for paramedic services is 1-877-351-2345. 

If any further information is required, contact Paul Myre, Chief of Paramedics Services at

Photo: The Manitoulin-Sudbury DSB Paramedic Services will no longer be getting the calls for paramedic services for the Foleyet, Gogama and surrounding area. Photo MSDSSB and used with permission.

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