Seasonally, the nurses offer Flu shots and back to school shots. Regular immunizations are available by booking an appointment.
Audrey Sam from Chawathil runs the Children’s Oral Health Initiative (COHI) every three months, looking after the basic dental needs of our children. If your child is not yet in this program and you would like to register him or her, they must be assessed first by a dental specialist. An announcement will go out when she will be coming.
Once a year, Dr. Ahmed holds an eye clinic at the medical center. This date will be announced in advance on the events page of the web site.
The following workshops are usually held on the following dates, but please check the events calendar to make sure no changes have been made.
Diabetes: First Tuesday of every month, 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Community Kitchen: Fourth Tuesday of every month, 10:30am – 1:00pm
Pre/Post: First Thursday of every month, 11:00am – 1:00pm
There are also other monthly workshops on health related topics, please check the Health Calendar as well as the events page on this website for this month’s workshop!
The community nurses provide a Home Care Program for elders with chronic illnesses who need extra help in the home, as well as a Foot Care program for Elders and persons with diabetes. They will also do home visits for members who live on reserve if they are unable to make it to the clinic as well as home visits for new moms. They will help arrange patient travel for members who are going to see specialists, as well as advocate for members with their doctors if needed. They can provide referrals to programs such as the Aboriginal Infant Development Program, the Aboriginal Child Development Program and Kwiy:Os maternal child health.