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Women’s Wellness Clinic Footcare 101 ~ Importance of Taking Care of Your Feet

September 10 Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center Has a Podiatrist Available
And October 22
Diabetic patients should have their feet checked by a Podiatrist at least once
This is a great time for women to schedule their annual exams, clinical a year, even if you don’t have any foot problems.
breast exams and Mammogram appointments. The clinic providers will be
only seeing Women Health Exams on these two dates. Foot care tips for people with diabetes:
People with diabetes have to take special care of their feet. You should have
Assured Imaging will also be here to do the Mammograms from 9:00 AM a comprehensive foot exam every year. Some things you can do to keep
to 3:00 PM. your feet healthy:
„„Wash your feet in warm water daily.
To schedule your women’s annual exam and/or mammogram, please call
the Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center at 360-273-5504, or call Christina „„Dry your feet well, especially between the toes.
Hicks, Community Wellness Manager at 360-709-1741.
„„Keep the skin soft, with a moisturizing lotion, but do not apply in
All women will receive an “incentive gift” for having their exams done between the toes.
that day and all will be put into a bigger drawing for the end of the day.
„„Inspect your feet daily for cuts, bruises, blisters, or swelling. Tell your
Chehalis Tribal Health Fair health care provider right away if you find something wrong.

Tuesday, September 15 „„Ask your diabetes care team how you should cut your toenails.
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Chehalis Tribal Community Center „„Wear clean, soft socks that fit you.

For more information in the months to come „„Keep your feet warm and dry. Always wear shoes that fit.
contact Christina Hicks, Community Wellness
„„Never walk barefoot indoors or outdoors.
Manager at 360-709-1741 or
email „„Examine your shoes daily for cracks, pebbles, nails or anything that
could hurt your feet.
NWWP’s 13th Annual Inter-Tribal
Deborah Behre will be here on
Breast Cancer Awareness Walk Wednesday, August 26, 2015 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Hosted by Chehalis Tribe and
Saturday, October 17 Monday, September 21, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
10:30 AM to 2:30 PM
If you would like to make an appointment to see her please call the CTWC
Community Center ~ Gathering Room ~ at 360-273-5504 and ask to speak to Pat Odiorne or Christina Hicks

Registration will start at 10:00 AM ATTENTION New CTWC PRC
Opening Prayer –Welcome at 10:30 AM All CHS/PRC Available

Walk will start at 10:45 AM Patients! Are you Contract Health Eligible?
Lunch starts at Noon Have you received you new ID
Have you been card? This ID card along with a
Cancer Survivor Speaker at 12:45 PM Purchase Order will help to ensure
Honoring Breast Cancer Survivors referred for medical outside providers are billing
Door Prize Raffle the Purchased Referred Care
care? Are you Department quickly and accurately.
All walkers will get a T-shirt (while supplies last)
receiving medical
Looking for Volunteers to help with the walk!
For more information about the walk please contact: bills in the mail?
Christina Hicks, Community Wellness Manager at CTWC phone:
If so please bring them to the If you or your family members have
360-709-1741 Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center not received their card, please see
so the Purchased Referred Care
Department can process and pay Deb Shortman at the
them. Chehalis Tribal
Wellness Center.

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