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The Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority (IERHA), formerly the North Eastman Regional Health Authority (NEHA), is responsible for the delivery of health services within the Rural Municipality of Alexander.

HOSPITAL- Pine Falls Health Complex, Modern 27-bed acute hospital built in 1927, renovated in 1962 and expanded in 1987. Fully accredited and fully air conditioned. The Juxtapose Center, Sunnywood Manor, has 20 long term care beds.
MEDICAL- Blue Water Medical Group. Two fully equipped ambulances: 1997 and 1999, manned by trained staff with Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) and Emergency Medical Responders (EMR). These services are available to the Bird River and Lac du Bonnet areas.
HEALTH UNIT- The Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority offers services of: home care, public health, mental health, health inspector, diabetic education team, dietitian, environmental health, preventative dental health, health education, family services, dialysis services, etc.. The administrative office is in Pinawa. For more information visit their website at
For information on Seniors' housing and personal care homes in the area please go to the Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority website at
MOBILE HEALTH CARE CLINIC - The mobile clinic comes to the Grand Marais Community Central, 36058 every Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. and is staffed by a driver, a primary care nurse and a nurse practitioner who can provide care to patients of all ages.  The nurse practitioner on staff can write prescriptions, order lab and diagnostic tests, refer to specialists and along with the primary care nurse they can provide care for acute, episodic and chronic health concerns.  Patients can phone 1-855-295-8296 to check the schedule or make an appointment. Visit where schedule changes will be posted.

POLICING- Combined Winnipeg River Detachment - 3 members are stationed in Grand Marais, 7 members in Lac du Bonnet, 18 members in Powerview, 4 office staff. a support staff of several By Law Officers patrols in the RM of Alexander.
FIRE- Blue Water Country -
  • 1 Fire Chief,
  • 2 Deputies,
  • 28 Volunteers,
  • 2 pumpers,
  • 1 Hazmat van,
  • 1 Extrication vehicle.
Bird River -

  • 1 Fire Chief,
  • 3 Deputies,
  • 17 Volunteers,
  • 2 pumpers,
  • 1 Rescue vehicle