The Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Program is located in Suite 201 (Second Floor) of the Medical Services Centre (1040 Oliver Road) at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, closest to Parking Lot I. MAP
The program also operates at 12 sites throughout Northwestern Ontario – click here to find the site closest to you.
Your first and best source of information about your health is your own primary care provider (family doctor, nurse practitioner) or your specialist.
For general questions about the Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Program, please call the program directly at (807) 684-6780.
Thanks to a Volunteer Association/Health Sciences Foundation Family CARE Grant, the Health Sciences Centre’s patient consent form is being translated to Oji-Cree, Cree and Ojibway. Aboriginal patients who do not speak or understand English will now have a form in their language to clearly understand what treatment or tests they are being asked to consent to.
Recovering from a heart event such as a heart attack can involve important lifestyle changes. One of the goals of the Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Program is to help you make those changes. Education is crucial to that goal. The more you know about your condition, your treatments, and the medications you’re taking, the easier it will be for you to take control of your heart health.
Education may be offered in person, virtually, or a combination of the two. We will provide you more information if you are accepted into the program.
These sessions will help you understand:
We recommend that you write down any questions you have as you think of them. Then, bring those questions to your orientation session or your one-on-one sessions. If your question is urgent, you can discuss it with your specialist or primary care provider such as your doctor.