Page 6 - Chehalis Tribal Newsletter - August 2014
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WIC Program USDA Food Thursday, September 4 Distribution Dates 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM August 21st Thursday, October 2 September 18 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM October 23 WIC/Dental will be handing out 3 months worth of November 20 voucher’s. December 16 Pickup is at the Community Center Thursday, November 6 from WIC 9:30 - 12:00 Noon 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM Fri. Aug. 1 – Sun. Aug. 24 Thursday, December 4 Reminder: Please stick to monthly 9:30 - 12:00 Noon schedule for the USDA Food (Commodity) Program. If you are For more information contact unable to make the date, please Deb Shortman at 306-709-1689. call and schedule an appointment with appropriate staff. Cancer Support Groups Comprehensive Cancer Control Program South Puget Intertribal Planning Agency For USDA Food, call the Date: September 9th warehouse at Nisqually 360-438-4216 Time: 5:00 PM Where: Chehalis Wellness Center - PT Room All are welcome. A light meal will be provided. Contact Sarah 360- 462-3241 or Christina 360-273-5504 for more information. Tips in Protecting Your Pets During the Summer Months Take care of your pets when the summer. Dogs and cats need the extra summer temperatures rise. Animals water to stay hydrated. can sustain brain damage or even die from heatstroke in just 15 minutes. Provide Shade - Your pet needs a cool Beating the heat is extra tough for dogs place to lie down while outdoors. Make because they can only cool themselves sure there is a nice tree or shaded area by panting and by sweating through where your pet can stay cool. If you their paw pads. Here are some tips to don’t have trees provide a shaded area keep your pets cool: with a tarp. Do not offer a doghouse for your dog in the heat of the summer, Never Leave Your Dog in a Parked that’s one of the hottest places for them Car – On warm days your car gets hot to go. inside, even with the windows down. On a day when the temperature is just Take Your Dog Swimming - The best 80 degrees outside, your car can reach activity you can do in summertime or 110 degrees in minutes. Do your dog a hot weather is swimming. Instead of favor and leave them at home. walking the dog, take your dog to the river to wade or swim. If your dog or cat shows signs of heatstroke such If you see a dog left alone in a hot car, take down Give Them Lots of Water - Make sure your the car’s color, model, make, and license plate animals have access to lots of fresh, clean water as rapid breathing, heavy panting or lethargy, cool number. Have the owner paged in the nearest throughout the day. If you usually have one them down with water and contact a veterinarian building, or call the police. bowl, add a second just for fresh water during the immediately. Page 6   
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