Page 5 - Chehalis Tribal Newsletter - September 2015
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Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center Has a Podiatrist Available
Diabetic patients should have their feet checked „„Wear clean, soft socks that fit you.
by a Podiatrist at least once a year, even if you
don’t have any foot problems. „„Keep your feet warm and dry. Always wear
shoes that fit.

Foot care tips for people with diabetes: „„Never walk barefoot indoors or outdoors.
„„Examine your shoes daily for cracks, pebbles,
People with diabetes have to take special care
of their feet. You should have a comprehensive nails, or anything that could hurt your feet.
foot exam every year. Some things you can do to
keep your feet healthy: Podiatrist Deborah Behre, DMP
„„Wash your feet in warm water daily. will be here on

„„Dry your feet well, especially between the toes. Monday, September 21
from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
„„Keep the skin soft, with a moisturizing lotion,
but do not apply in between the toes. Monday, October 26
from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
„„Inspect your feet daily for cuts, bruises,
blisters, or swelling. Tell your health care Monday, November 30
provider right away if you find something 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
If you would like to make an appointment to see
„„Ask your diabetes care team how you should her please call the CTWC at 360-273-5504 and
cut your toenails. ask to speak to Pat Odiorne or Christina Hicks.

Back-To-School Dental MedicationPrescriptionsChanges NWWP’s 13th Annual Inter-Tribal
Care Advice For Parents
The Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center is Breast Cancer Awareness Walk
Here are some dental care tips as the school year no longer picking up medications from
gets underway. Safeway in Centralia. If you wish to Hosted by Chehalis Tribe
continue to receive your medications Saturday, October 17
1. Adequate home care: As always, brushing from there, you will have to pick them 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM
and flossing are important for kids, but for youth up yourself. We now utilize Kirk’s
under 7 years of age, the parent or guardian CHS Pharmacy in Lacey, as they Community Center ~ Gathering Room ~
should also be doing the brushing at least once deliver medications to the clinic during
each day. Make it a habit…once in the morning the week. Registration will start at 10:00 AM
and once at night. You can decide when is Opening Prayer – Welcome at 10:30 AM
best. Perhaps getting the kids to brush before If your want your medication delivered,
breakfast will save time so that they can catch please contact Kirk’s CHS Pharmacy to Walk will start at 10:45 AM
the bus. have your medications transferred over Lunch starts at Noon
to them at 360-493-8614.
2. Healthy diets and choosing fruits, vegetables, Cancer Survivor Speaker at 12:45 PM
and water for children’s lunches. NOTE: Narcotics can not be delivered. Honoring Breast Cancer Survivors
If you have any questions or concerns, Door Prize Raffle
3. Trauma prevention can ensure that children’s please call the clinic at 360-273-5504.
teeth stay healthy when they get back to All walkers will get a T-shirt (while supplies last)
school. The advice: ensure that kids use mouth NOTICE!
protection when playing sports. The Chehalis Looking for Volunteers to
Tribal Dental Clinic can help by making Information displayed on this flyer, help with the walk!
custom mouth guards for youth in school sports in email or on our website calendar
programs. is subject to change without notice. For more information about
Please refer to the flyer’s contact the walk please contact:
We suggest a “back-to-school checklist” calling person for latest update. Christina Hicks,
for regular dental exams, good Community Wellness
dental hygiene habits at home, Manager at CTWC
plenty of healthy snacks, and phone: 360-709-1741
properly fitted mouth guards for
student athletes.    Page 5
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