Page 11 - Chehalis Tribal Newsletter in January, 2016
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n Water: One gallon of water per person per n Dust mask to help filter contaminated air Parent-child bond nurtured
day for at least three days, for drinking and and plastic sheeting and duct tape to shelter-
sanitation in-place Families participating in the GET STARTED
n Food: At least a three-day supply of n Moist towelettes, garbage bags and plastic Healthy Families Project have seen:
nonperishable food ties for personal sanitation For more information, contact the South
n Battery-powered or hand crank radio and a n Wrench or pliers to turn off utilities n 10 percent increase in prenatal Puget Intertribal Planning Agency’s
NOAA Weather Radio with tone alert and extra n Manual can opener for food care Healthy Families Project at 360-426-
batteries for both n Cell phone with chargers, inverter or solar 3990.
n Flashlight and extra batteries charger n 90 percent increase in screening
n First aid kit n Unique family needs (supplies for infants, for postpartum depression for mothers Feb. 10: Traditional Behavior
n Whistle, in case you need to signal for help pets, prescriptions, documents, etc.) Management
n 15 percent increase in
breastfeeding Feb. 17: Lessons of Mother Nature
Feb. 24: Praise in Traditional
n 13 percent increase in reading to Parenting
their children March 2: Choices in Parenting
For more information on classes,
n 12 percent increase in well-child contact Beth Klatush at 360-709-1627
visits or

Heavy rain caused the Chehalis River to flood, cutting off the Chehalis The Healthy Families Project
Reservation and closing roads during the recent flood. Moon Road is the lowest connects native families with a family
point and closes first. This photo shows Hwy. 12 and Moon Road on Dec. 10, 2015. home visitor in your community.

n Parent/child activity and learning

n Infant/Childhood development
screening and information

n Connections with local early child
and family resources

n Monthy group connections for

n Positive Indian Parenting classes
From 5-7 p.m. at the Chehalis Tribal
Wellness Center’s physical therapy
Jan. 13: Traditional Parenting
Jan. 20: Lessons of the Storyteller
Jan. 27: Lessons of the Cradleboard
Feb. 3: Harmony in Child Rearing


Q: When will an emergency be Grays Harbor PUD: 888-541-5923 Ask Aunties
declared? Puget Sound Energy Thurston County: Play Group schedule
888-225-5773. You also can download an
A: Emergency declarations can outage mobile phone app from the PSE Jan. 26 / Feb. 23 / March 22 / April 26 / May 24
be issued by members of the website. Time: From 5-7 p.m. Tuesdays
Business Committee or by those
the committee has authorized to do so, Q: What happens once the Where: Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center’s physical therapy room
such as the tribal general manager, the emergency is declared? Also: Dinner will be provided
director of public safety or the emergency For more information, contact
manager, among others. Activities A: The emergency line will be updated Beth Klatush
during emergencies include monitoring with information regarding the 360-709-1627
river levels, power outages and adverse situation.
weather conditions. Any of these things
could contribute to an elevated level of Q: Can I go to the Hotel? NOTICE
emergency. A: The Hotel has been designated Information on this flyer, in email or on our website calendar is subject

Q: When do I call the emergency as a safe center during times of to change without notice. Please refer to this flyer’s contacts
phone line? emergency. Its primary use will be
for at-risk tribal community members
A: Any time you are concerned about individuals who are not able to be safe in
adverse weather, power outages their own residences and/or are unable
or other emergency situations. To to have their needs met in the community
report an outage or for detailed outage center.
information call:
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