Events

Watch for your Health Centre's Health Promotions and Events Calendar's, they will be delivered to each house. This Calendar informs you of all the activities happening at the Health Centre for the month. Please be sure to attend these promtions as they are "FREE and very informative and educational. :)

AA Meetings every Wednesday evening at 8pm at the Development Centre

Are you planning to quit smoking for the New Year? Jan.17/18, There will be a Biggest Quitter Smokers Challenge at NBCC Chatham. Lots of prizes to be won.

Every Thursday 9-12 noon , Mobile Optical will be at the Health Centre, with great deals on brand name eye glass frames. Also in some cases can be covered with NIHB.

Next Blood Collections will be Wednesday
Feb..7th & 2th/18th 8:30 - 10:30am.
Please bring your Medicare Card.

Well Baby Clinic's are every Thursday from 9-4 pm, please call 627-4664 to book your appointment.

Notice:
Dr. McQuaid will be in the office every Tuesday , Feb. 6th 13th- 23rd- 20th & 27th/18, from 1-3:30pm These dates may be subject to change. Please bring your Medicare Card.

Acupuncture Clinic 1:30pm on Wednesday's please call 627-4664 to register as seating is limited.

For Sweat Ceremony times and dates . Please call Audie at 627-4671.

4pm - Feb..6th - 13 & 20th 2018 - Meditaion Course, 12 spots available. Please call 627-4664 to reserve your spot.

Feb.18th -12 noon... Free Lunch & Learn Heart Health Information Session with 3 Medical Students. A nice Valentine's gift will be drawn for as well.

Family Week - Feb. 18 - 23/18
Snow Sculpture Contest, please register with Tanya @ 627-4644.
Sunday Mass at 12:30pm, Cake, Coffee and Tea to follow.
Monday- Family Day Holiday
Tuesday- 8am-10am- Community Breakfast
3:30 - 5:30pm- Horse Sleigh Rides around the Community.
3;30 - 7pm- Sliding and Skating Party behind the school. Hot Chocolate and Chili will be served.
Wednesday- Elders Luncheon- Card and Crib Tournament at the Band Hall.
4:30pm- Foster Parent Appreciation Supper at the Food Centre.
Thursday-4:30 - 6pm- Community Feast at the Band Hall.
Winners of the Snow Sculpture Contest will be announce at the Feast.

Feb.28/18 Anti Bullying Day. We encourage everyone to practice kindness and wear Pink to symbolize that you do not tolerate bulling.

We would like to introduce and welcome our newest Addiction & Mental Health clinician from Horizon Health. Her name is Hugette MacIntosh and her role will be to work with community members to provide treatment services within the Addictions & Mental Health framework.
Since obtaining her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work in 1999, Hugette has worked in Miramichi and St. John within the Social Development and Addictions & Mental Health Departments. Hugette has experience in working with First Nations and since 2013, has been working in Miramichi with Addictions & Mental Health Services.

Hugette will be in Eel Ground every Monday, from 9:00am to 4:00pm and will be situated upstairs at Child & Family and can be reached at 627-4638

Just a reminder
Stephanie LeClair is now the new Addictions & Mental Health clinician. Stephanie has taken over for Joey Godin as Joey has accepted another job with the province. Stephanie will be in Eel Ground every Tuesday morning from 9:00 am to 12:00pm. Stephanie is located upstairs at Child & Family can also be reached at 627-4638.

To provide a comprehensive community based communicable disease prevention and control program.

Objectives:

–          To investigate and follow-up clients with a reportable communicable disease under provincial public health legislation

–          To monitor and report community communicable disease trends and cases

–          To deliver an immunization program as per the provincial funded immunization schedule

–          To communicate and establish partnerships with provincial Medical Officer of health, local Public Health, FNIH  CDC and EHO, physicians and other health care workers as an essential component of communicable disease prevention and control efforts

–          To use a health promotion approach to prevent and control communicable diseases

–          To plan for how the community will respond to a communicable disease outbreak in order to minimize further transmission of disease

–          To provide training and educational opportunities for community health staff to increase capacity in the prevention and control of communicable diseases