About Rainy River Health Centre


115 Fourth St.
Rainy River, ON P0W 1L0
(807) 274-3261 ext. 6500

Visiting Hours

Please review current visitor restrictions on our main page: Riverside Health Care | Riverside Health Care

11:00am - 8:00pm
In order to ensure a restful atmosphere, family and friends are asked to limit the number of visitors to two at a time.

You can read our Visitor Policy and Procedure here.


Is not available to visitors.

Other Information

The Rainy River Health Centre has 3 acute care beds for medical conditions such as respiratory problems, diabetes and it’s complications, strokes and GI problems. There is a 24 hour emergency department with a physician on call 24 hours a day 7 days a week. The x-ray department is open 9:00 am to 4 pm Monday to Wednesday and 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Thursday and Friday.

The Facility also has 21 Long Term Care beds. There are 13 private room and 4 double rooms; and all resident rooms and common spaces are air conditioned. The multidisciplinary team is made up of Registered Nurses, Registered Practical Nurses, Health Care Aides, Physiotherapists, Dietitian, Administrative staff and support staffing including dietary, housekeeping, and maintenance.

Diabetic educators visit the facility regularly and a community counsellor is available Monday to Friday. Meals on Wheels is provided to the community and can be arranged through the Community Support Services Program.The Rainy River Medical Clinic is attached to the facility with physicians and a Nurse Practitioner.


To apply and/or determine eligibility for the Long Term Care beds please contact:

Home and Community Care Northwest
961 Alloy Drive
Thunder Bay, ON
P7B 5Z8
(807) 345-7339
Toll Free: 1-800-626-5406



Riverside Health Care wants to make every encounter with residents/patients/clients and families an opportunity for quality improvement.

Concerns, complaints and compliments are best addressed and resolved at the time and place they occur. If you have a complaint, concern or compliant, contact the person who provided the service or the manager of that area. 

If you wish to write your concern, complaint or compliment, please visit our Comments & Feedback | Riverside Health Care.  If you are unable to print the brochure, please contact us at (807) 274-4825 or riverside@rhcf.on.ca and provide us with mailing instructions. If you need the information in a more accessible format we can assist you with that as well.

Long Term Care Residents and families can also contact the Ministry of Health of Ontario at: 1-866-434-0144

Facility Contact Numbers

Tammy McNally, Administrator Emo and Rainy River Health Centres
Riverside Health Care
(807) 274-6612
Scott Downs, Nursing Supervisor/Director of Nursing and Personal Care
Riverside Health Care
(807) 274-3261 ext 6538
Jodi Jewell, Infection Control Practitioner/Lead
Riverside Health Care
(807) 274-4835


Continuous Quality Improvement Report