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Health Services

** Now available to TMT ~ Ontario Telemedicine Network

The main role of the Community Health Team is to Educate and promote health awareness and disease prevention.

Our team consists of:

  • Two Community Health Nurses
  • Three Community Health Representatives

 

Mandatory programs of the Community Health Nurses are:

  1. Publicly Funded Routine Immunization including infant, childhood, school based and adult immunizations
  2. Communicable disease reporting and follow up

 

We also provide Health awareness and disease prevention to the community through some of the following:

  • Weight, Blood Pressure (Hypertension info flyer), and Blood Sugar checks at the Diner's Club on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month
  • Cholesterol monitoring at Community Wellbeing Centre - call for an appointment
  • Foot Care for people with Diabetes provided by a Chiropodist
  • Diabetes Nurse Educator and Registered Dietician services available to those who have been diagnosed with Diabetes
  • Diabetes Wellness Circle  - meetings held usually 2nd Tues of month, 7 - 9 pm (see upcoming events listing below)- a holistic look at prevention of and living with Diabetes.
  • Influenza Bulletin and Clinics for November (24th FNTI Clinic is CANCELLED), Health Fairs, workshops and information delivery as needed. 
  • Prenatal Classes - offered each spring and fall 

 

Other Health Canada Programs we also deliver and develop are:

  • Canadian Prenatal Nutrition Program(CPNP):The goal of the Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program-First Nations and Inuit Component (CPNP-FNIC) is to improve maternal and infant nutritional health. Monthly Food VOUCHERS are offered to women during pregnancy. For more information contact the Community Health Nurses who can outline the program.
  • Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative:diabetes primary prevention and health promotion programs.

 

Community Health Reps are responsible for:

  • Provide health information/education programs and services
  • Promotion of Regular Physical Activity
  • Development and maintenance of community based health promotion and Disease prevention.
  • Works with the Community Wellbeing team to assess, plan, and implement coordinated services to the community.
  • Conducting pediculosis inspections.
  • Responding to dog bite incidences and conducting rabies clinics
  • West Niles surveillance
  • HIV/AIDS and STD awareness
  • Smoking cessation programs and support groups, fact sheet

Recipes:

Roasted Vegetable Melody with Bacon
Mushroom and Apple Stuffing
Raspberry Cheesecake Jars
Sizzling Beef & Vegetable Kebobs
Baked & Grilled Potatoes
Grilled Vegetables
Delicious Chicken/Turkey Burgers
BBQ Style Meatloaf Minis
Coconut Creams
Bok Choy Salad
Classic Split Pea Soup
Sweet & Sour Chicken
 

Helpful Tips:

Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

Preventing Colorectal Cancer

Meal Planning

Pediculosis (head lice) Fact Sheet

Winter Weather Safety & Falls Prevention

Guide for NIHB Clients on Blood Glucose Test Strips

Reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke - Heart & Stroke Foundation

Upcoming Events/programs:

Diabetes Family Fun Night, initiative were we come to you and provide Diabetes Education in a family friendly and fun format!!!

Good Food Box & Good Baby Food Box - Open to all community!! Order and payment are due by the order deadline date at 4:30 p.m.  - Contact Vanessa @ 613-967-3603 for more information

She:kon Smiley - program designed to allow children time after meals to brush teeth. Program offered at QMS, Mohawk Immersion and coming to Tahatikonhsotontie.

Free Swim/Skate/Gym passes for Quinte Sports and Wellness, one pass per person per activity.