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in brief

Mammogram clinic n See the registered dietician Ordering medications 360-736-3042. Hours: noon-10 p.m.
n Renew your last dilated diabetes Monday-Sunday (for services after
Women age 40 and older should eye exam, foot exam, dental exam, Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center 8 p.m., call to see if time slots are
have a mammogram once a year. immunizations and medication. patients: If you want your medications available)
Swedish Mobile Mammography will If you are diabetic and have not been picked up, please get on the list at Providence Pediatric After Hours
offer services in the parking lot of the seen for your regular diabetes care, the CTWC. They will be picked up at Clinic, 914 S Scheuber Road
Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center from we want to see you. We will have a Safeway on Tuesdays and Fridays. Centralia, 360-330-8526. Hours:
9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 31. Please schedule diabetes clinic every month and plan Remember to not wait until you run 6-9 p.m. Monday-Sunday
an appointment with a provider to to see all of our diabetic patients. out of medications before you call Woodland Urgent Care, 1299 Bishop
have a clinical breast exam prior to To schedule an appointment, call them in because it can take a few Road Chehalis, 360-748-9822. Hours:
your mammogram appointment by Michelle Romero, diabetes outreach days to complete refills. 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-
calling 360-273-5504. LPN, at 360-709-5504. Call 360-273-5504. 6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday (noon-5 p.m.
If you have questions about All diabetic patients who schedule holidays)
mammogram clinics, contact an appointment and complete all Urgent care options Westcare Clinic, 3000 Limited Lane
Christina Hicks, community wellness screenings during their visit will NW Olympia, 360-357-9392. Hours:
manager, at 360-709-1741. receive a special gift. Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-
recommends using the nearest urgent 5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday
Diabetes clinic USDA Food Program care facilities in our area. Wait times For questions, call the clinic at
are half of what you’ll find in an ER. 360-273-5504. For life-threatening
The Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center If you are interested in signing up Here are area urgent care options: health issues, call 911 and/or go to the
will hold diabetes wellness clinics for the USDA Food Program, call the Summit Pacific Medical Center nearest emergency room.
from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. May 28. This day South Puget Intertribal Planning Urgent Care, 600 E Main St. Elma,
will focus on the care of the diabetic Agency Food Distribution Warehouse 360-346-2222. Hours: Noon-8 Disclaimer
patient. We will have healthy snacks at 360-438-4216 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
available, diabetes information and a Monday through Friday. Saturday-Sunday Information displayed on any flyer, in
diabetes meter exchange if you are in Our staff will be happy to assist you in Valley View Walk In Clinic, 1800 email or on our website calendar is
need of a new meter. applying for the program. Cooks Hill Road, Suite G Centralia, subject to change without notice.
Patients will: Distribution dates are May 24, June 27
n Have labs done and July 26. Pickup is at the Chehalis Swimming/Exercising
n Get vitals taken Tribal Community Center from 9:30 with the Elders
n See a health care provider a.m.-1:30 p.m.

My native plate DAIRY The Special Diabetes Program for Indians has kicked
off a new program to help Chehalis tribal elders
Follow these 3 steps FRUIT GRAINS/ increase activity, stamina and balance. Staff member
for balanced meals: STARCH Gloria Jones will lead the group. Please come join us.
We hope to see you there!
1. Use a 9-inch plate
or 9-inch area of WHEN: 9-10 a.m. Tuesdays
a larger plate. WHERE: Chehalis Tribal Community
Center pool
2. Divide into
quarters. According to the Centers for Disease Control, senior
fitness can:
n ¼ fruits
n ¼ veggies n Help maintain ability to live
n ¼ grains/starch independently.
n ¼ plate is meat,
VEGGIES PROTEIN n Reduce risk of coronary heart
fish or poultry disease and of developing high
>> blood pressure,
3. Stack food no higher colon cancer and diabetes.
than 1-1 ½ inches.

Source: Indian Health Healthy dinner example: n Reduce symptoms of CONTACT
Service, Division of Diabetes canned peaches without anxiety and depression, foster Gloria Jones at
Treatment and Prevention; syrup, baked squash and improvements in mood. 360-709-1810,
based on USDA’s My Plate. peppers, steamed white n Maintain healthy bones, gjones@chehalis
Go to and brown rice, baked muscles, joints.
deer meat, low-fat milk
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