Community Health - Prevention & Promotion

Our goal is to promote healthy life choices that enhance health and well-being of Gitanyow members. This program focuses on health promotion and injury/illness prevention programs for:

Maternal and infant health
Child health
School health
Adolescent health
Adult and elder health.

In April 2005, we Co-Hosted a Health Fair with Gitwangak, the focus was on Child and Youth Injury Prevention and Health.Our nurse hosted a Pre-Kindergarten Party, did immunizations and screening at the health center, turned out great.

October 2005 - Health Fair which focused on Elders Health and Safety and Injury Prevention for the winter months.

We have held two nutrition workshops at the community center. facilitated by the Public Health Nurse and a nutritionist.

Elder’s luncheons at the Health Center. We also assist the Gitanyow Elders Association with funds to cover the fees for workshops at the Annual Elders Gathering.

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