Health Centre

Health Centre Services: Providing Quality Medical Care to Students and Staff

The Confederation College Health Centre provides various health care services to students and staff.

We are a team dedicated to the health and wellness of the students and employees at Confederation College. We offer a broad range of medical services and health promotion strategies to promote the health of our diverse population. Regular clinics are available by appointment during the school year and during the summer, excluding holidays.


COVID-19 & Health Centre Services

Important Notice:  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Confederation College’s Health Centre has had to change its service delivery.

In an effort to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic, the clinic has adopted new screening policies and procedures as follows:

If you feel you have a medical issue please call (807)- 475-6169 or email us at [email protected]. You will be screened for an appointment with the Nurse Practitioner by telephone or in person.

If you have symptoms related to COVID-19, listed below:

  • fever
  • cough
  • difficulty breathing, or
  • traveled internationally in the last 14 days

We ask that you stay home, do not come to the college and contact the Covid-19 Testing Center at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Center at (807) 935-8100 or book an appointment online 

Our priority is to protect the health and wellness of all of our students, staff and our community, and in this situation surrounding the declared pandemic of corona virus, we are implementing a pandemic plan to keep all as safe as possible from any worsening situation.

The following resources can provide information on the local, and provincial updates:

To protect yourself and others from illness, please ensure you:

  • Wear a mask
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water or alcohol-based hand sanitizer
  • Cough or sneeze into your upper sleave or elbow
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth
  • Avoid contact with people who are ill
  • Maintain social distancing of 6 feet or 2 meters
  • Stay home if you are feeling unwell
  • It is recommended to get your flu shot if you haven’t already as the flu virus is still circulating in the community

Health Centre Services

  • Primary care for episodic illness and chronic medical conditions

  • Wellness examinations

  • Physicals - annual, 3rd party, ministry of transport, and aviation

  • Treatment for warts

  • Birth control prescriptions, free condoms

  • Sexually transmitted infection screening

  • Health counseling - i.e.: nutrition, birth control, sexuality, anxiety, stress management, depression

  • Tuberculin skin testing

  • Referrals to other physicians or agencies as required

  • Students supplementary insurance information and claims

  • Literature on health issues

Employees and immediate family members can be seen for minor illnesses. We encourage them however to maintain the services of their own physician or nurse practitioner for continuity of care.


Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Closed during lunch hour 12:00 pm -1:00 pm

For Emergencies outside the Health Centre and on campus, please call Security at 922
(623-0465 from external phones or cell phones).   


Main Floor - REACH Building 


  • Sandy Tafe, (807) 475-6169
    (for bookings with the NP)
    Health Services Assistant
  • Nurse Practitioner


If you can not make it to your scheduled appointment, please call the day before or the morning of your appointment to notify us of your cancellation or there will be a $20 charge for missed appointments.

Mission Statement

Our goal is to enable students and staff access to medical services, to help them become active participants in their own health care. We endeavor to work collaboratively with other departments and agencies to help promote and maintain optimum health. Confidentiality is guaranteed.

Contact Us

Medical issues
(807) 475-6169
[email protected]

Testing Center
(807) 935-8100