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Parents Advised To Provide Early

Care For Children’s Baby Teeth

The Urbana/Champaign (IL) News-Gazette (8/19) recommends
children start receiving dental care very early, stating that many parents
may not realize how important it is to care for baby teeth.

According to the article, dentists recommend children visit the dentist Employees wore PINK for Breast and Cervical Awareness Day.
when their first tooth appears, and no later than their first birthday,
adding that one Illinois dentist said this helps establish a positive ATTENTION New CTWC PRC
relationship between the child and the dentist. Caring for baby teeth is Available
important because the teeth not only help children chew, but also help All CHS/PRC Patients!
form a path for permanent teeth to follow, according to the American Are you Contract Health Eligible? Have
Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. In addition, the article reports that the Have you been referred for you received you new ID card? This
American Dental Association advises parents to schedule a morning medical care? Are you receiving ID card along with a Purchase Order
visit for their child and avoid using dental visits as a reward or medical bills in the mail? will help to ensure outside providers
punishment. are billing the Purchased Referred Care
If so please bring them to the Department quickly and accurately.
Any questions or to schedule an appointment contact the Chehalis Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center
Tribal Dental Clinic at 360-709-1659. If you or your family members have not
so the Purchased received their card, please see
Article Submitted by the Chehalis Tribal Dental Clinic Referred Care
Department can Deb Shortman at the Chehalis Tribal
Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center process and pay Wellness Center.
Podiatrist Schedule them.
Diabetic patients
should have their Podiatrist, Deborah Behre will be here on

feet checked by Monday, October 26 If you would like to make an

a Podiatrist at from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM appointment to see her please call Mammogram  Schedule
least once a year, and the CTWC at 360-273-5504 and
even if you don’t ask to speak to Pat Odiorne or Wednesday, February 17, 2016     
have any foot Monday, November 30 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
problems. from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM Christina Hicks
Thursday, March 17, 2016   
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM If you have questions about
Mammogram clinics please
Tuesday, May 31, 2016      
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM contact Christina Hicks,
Community Wellness Manager at


The Diabetes Prevention Program’s Medication Prescriptions Changes NOTICE!
Lifestyle Change Program Information
Classes will begin Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center Patients displayed on this
Kirk’s CHS has changed their name to Geneva
December 2nd, 2015 through May 25th, 2016 Woods, Medication from Geneva Woods (CHS) is flyer, in email or
now being delivered from Seattle. on our website
Points of Contact: calendar is subject
Pat Odiorne RD, CDE — POdiorne@ If you are needing medication pick up, please have to change without or 360-709-1884 your name put on our pickup list NO later than 10:30 notice. Please
Christina Hicks — AM, Monday through Friday. refer to the flyer’s
contact person for
or 360-709-1741 You can call refills into latest update.
Gloria Jones— or 360-493-8614 or 360-456-5475.

360-709-1810 If you have any questions, please call the
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