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in brief Stop cancer before it starts

Mammogram Romero, diabetes outreach LPN, at 360-709- February is Cancer Awareness MORE INFORMATION
clinic schedule 5504. Month, which is the perfect time
All diabetic patients who schedule an to talk about how people can To learn more about ways to reduce your
Women age 40 and older should have a appointment and complete all screenings help prevent 50 percent of cancer risk, go to
mammogram once a year. during their visit will receive a special gift. incidences and 50 percent of cancer If you know a cancer patient and
Swedish Mobile Mammography will offer deaths simply by taking ownership of would like to learn more about SPIPA’s
services in the parking lot of the Chehalis Get your feet checked their health and following these seven Comprehensive Cancer Control Program
Tribal Wellness Center from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. steps: or what it offers, contact Christina Hicks
March 17 and May 31. Podiatrist Deborah Behre will at the Chehalis at the Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center at
Please schedule an appointment with a Tribal Wellness Center from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. n Do not use tobacco products 360-273-5504. We have a cancer patient
provider to have a clinical breast exam prior to Wednesdays, Feb. 24 and March 23. n Protect your skin from the sun care package available.
your mammogram appointment by calling the To make an appointment with her, please n Eat a healthy diet
CTWC at 360-273-5504. call the Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center at n Maintain a healthy weight and be SAVE THE DATE
If you have questions about mammogram 360-273-5504 and ask to speak to Michelle physically active
clinics, contact Christina Hicks, community Romero, diabetes outreach LPN, or Pat n Practice safe sex and avoid risky Celebrate our cancer survivors and
wellness manager, at 360-709-1741. Odiorne, RD, CDE. behaviors cancer caregivers April 15-16 at the
n Get immunized (HPV and Cancer Survivorship Conference (location
Diabetes clinics available Ensure proper billing hepatitis vaccines) to be determined). For more information,
n Know your family medical history call Joan (Joann) Simmons at 360-462-
The Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center will hold Are you Contract Health Services eligible? and get regular cancer screenings 3222.
diabetes wellness clinics from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Have you received you new ID card?
March 16, April 20 and May 28. This ID card along with a purchase order will Building a Healthier Community Together
This day will focus on the care of the diabetic help ensure outside providers are billing the
patient. We will have healthy snacks available, Purchased Referred Care Department quickly WHAT: Seventh annual conference aims to increase awareness of new, proven
diabetes information and a diabetes meter and accurately. If you or your family members and/or promising techniques and programs used to address all spectrums of
exchange if you are in need of a new meter. have not received a card, please contact Debra substance abuse from prevention to intervention, treatment and aftercare.
Patients will: Shortman at the Chehalis Tribal Wellness WHEN: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 27-1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28, Great Wolf
n Have labs done Center at 360-709-1689. Lodge Conference Center, 20500 Old Hwy 99 SW, Centralia.
n Get vitals taken TOPICS: Marijuana policy, recovery, peer education, e-cigarettes, innovative
n See a health care provider USDA Food Program prevention approaches, prevention in tribal communities, and housing and
n See the registered dietician homelessness and their connection to addiction/recovery.
n Renew your last dilated diabetes eye exam, If you are interested in signing up for the USDA HIGHLIGHTS
foot exam, dental exam, immunizations and Food Program, call the South Puget Intertribal Hope Research: Dr. Chan Hellman, Ph.D., will give the keynote address on the
medication Planning Agency Food Distribution Warehouse first day and a follow-up breakout session introducing research regarding hope
If you are diabetic and have not been seen for at 360-438-4216 from 8 a.m.-p.m. Monday and the impact it has relating to substance abuse, ACEs and resilience.
your regular diabetes care, we want to see you. through Friday. Beyond ACEs 101: Liz Davis will give the keynote address the second day
We will have a diabetes clinic every month and Our staff will be happy to assist you in covering the neurobiology, epidemiology and resilience related to ACEs and
plan to see all of our diabetic patients. applying for the program. the increase of new research during the past 20 years of using ACEs to reliably
To schedule an appointment, call Michelle Distribution dates are Feb. 23, March 29 predict trouble later in life.
and April 26. Pickup is at the Chehalis Tribal “Paper Tigers”: Documentary captures pain, danger, beauty and hope of teens
Community Center from 9:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. struggling with toxic stress in their lives and the educators armed with new
science and fresh approaches that are changing their lives for the better.
Next WIC date Chehalis WIC
ALSO: The Tsapowum Chehalis Tribal
9-3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5 (Women, Infants, and Children Behavioral Health Program will sponsor
Chehalis Wellness Center provides healthful food and
four tribal members for this event.
date and times might change nutrition information for you and Call 360-709-1701 to sign up.
your child up to age 5.
CONTACT: Tamara Clark, 360-493-2230,
For appointments ext. 10, or go to
or questions, contact:

Debra Shortman

Debbie Gardipee-Reyes

Patty Suskin
SPIPA main number
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