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Community  Health Programs

Community Health Nurses

Community Health Nurses provide education and support for families to make healthy choices for nutrition, pregnancy, new parenting, disease prevention, safety and so much more. 

Services provided include:

  • Health Education Workshops
  • Well Baby Clinics
  • Immunization Promotion And Administration
  • Pre- And Post-natal Care
  • Healthy Pregnancy Program Support (Nutrition, Breastfeeding Support & Exercise)
  • Nutrition And Diabetes Support
  • HIV/AIDS Education
  • Injury Prevention Promotion

Community Health Workers
Community Health Workers assist community members to make healthy lifestyle choices and help clients become independent. This is achieved by using health-related knowledge and skills encompassing the physical, emotional, mental, and physiological health of the Stó:lō people.

Services provided include:

  • Community Advocacy, Empowerment, And Participation
  • Health Promotion And Protection
  • Illness And Injury Prevention
  • Care Card Applications And Medical Transportation Assistance
  • FNHA Benefits (Formerly Non-Insured Health Benefits)
  • Health Awareness Workshops
  • Schedule Immunizations
  • Referrals for services in Stó:lō Nation and Pediatricians, Nurse Practitioners, Family Doctors, And Home Care Services

Baby Time
Baby time is a 2 hour session hosted at SNHS and in affiliated communities for pre-natal and families with children under the age of one.  A registered nurse is available during these sessions to support new families.

Baby time programs and services include:

  • Nutrition
  • Range of topics including: baby safety, common pregnancy complaints, common childhood illnesses, etc.
  • Guest speakers to talk about available services throughout the community.
  • Baby weight
  • Chance for families and babies to interact with other families

Hours:
Wednesdays: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm