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Immunization Clinics The Health Nurse from Sto:lo Nation Health will be in the ofice on Tuesday August 11, 2009. The clinic focus is “k shots” for all children entering kindergarten who will require immunization prior to entrance. If you have a child in need of this immunization, please contact Angi Peters at the LFN Band Ofice on Tuesdays and Thursdays, or 1-877-411-3200 to schedule an appointment. In addition to immunizations, she will also be offering TB Screening. As the clinic is on a Tuesday, anyone who is screened for TB will need to come back Thursday so the nurse can check the reaction. Anyone interested in getting any of the following are asked to contact us at the band ofice so that we could put the request into Sto:lo Health accordingly: • TB Screening • Tetanus Boosters If you have any health related questions or concerns, Michelle Patchett is the Sto:lo Nation Health Services Community Health Nurse for Leq’a:mel First Nation. She can be contacted at: Telephone: (604)824-3200; Toll Free: 1-877-411-3200 Ext. 3216 Email: Immunization Clinics will be held every 2nd Tuesday of each month. Next clinic: September 8, 2009.

Sto:lo Nation Health Services Doctors Wednesdays - Pediatrician 9:00 am - 12:00 pm To book an

Dr. Ebash & Dr. Harries specialize in children's health from ages 0-18 years of age. This is a drop-in clinic generally on a first come first serve basis, but does accept appointments.

appointment with one of the doctors/nurse practitioner, please

Thursdays - family doctor 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Dr. Fox is a family physician available for people who do not have a family doctor, or are unable to see their family doctor. His clinic is by appointment only.

contact Sto:lo Nation Health front desk at: (604) 824-3200

Fridays - Nurse Practitioner 9:00 am –12:00 pm (times may vary)

or toll-free at 1-877-411-3200

Anjie Gibson is a nurse practitioner with a Masters Degree of Science in Nursing, specializing in men and women’s health. Nurse Practitioners can diagnose, prescribe medication, order tests, and manage illnesses and pregnancies. She is accepting new patients, and is available by appointment only. **Anjie will be away from June 26– August 14, 2009.

All three clinics are located at: Building #7 - Floor 1, 7201 Vedder Road, Chilliwack, BC V2R 4G5

Addictions Worker We would like to welcome the new addictions worker for Leq’a:mel First Nation, Dena Silver, who will be replacing Nita Van Allen while she is away on medical leave. Dena will be here Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. She can be reached at 1-877-411-3200.

Le'qa:mel First Nation Newsletter - August 2009  

Le'qa:mel First Nation Newsletter - August 2009