Page 5 - Chehalis Tribal Newsletter - July 2016
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in brief

Podiatrist visits diabetes eye exam, foot exam, from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wellness clinics
dental exam, immunizations and
Podiatrist Deborah Behre will medications. Health assessment Women can schedule their
be at the Chehalis Tribal Wellness annual exams for Sept. 15 and Oct.
Center from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. If you are diabetic and have not Here’s your chance to give 27 at the Chehalis Tribal Wellness
July 19, Aug. 24, Oct. 11, Nov. 15 been seen for your regular diabetes feedback on the community-driven Center. Clinic providers will handle
and Dec. 13. For an appointment, care, we want to see you. Chehalis Tribal Community Health Women Health Exams only from 8
call 360-273-5504 and ask to speak Assessment recommendations a.m.-4:30 p.m. Assured Imaging
to Outreach Specialist Gloria Jones, To schedule an appointment, call at 5 p.m. July 28 in the Chehalis also will perform mammograms
Diabetes Program LPN Sandra Pat Odiorne, RD, CDE, at 360-709- Tribal Community Center Gathering from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Dickenson or RD/CDE Pat Ordine. 1884, or the clinic front desk at Room.
360-273-5504. To schedule your women’s
Diabetes clinics Dinner will be provided. annual exam and/or mammogram,
All diabetic patients who “We feel it is essential that this please call the Chehalis Tribal
The Chehalis Tribal Wellness schedule an appointment and plan continues to be informed by Wellness Center at 360-273-5504 or
Center will hold diabetes wellness complete all screenings during their you, the community. Therefore, call Community Wellness Manager
clinics from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. July 20, visit will receive a special gift. we would like tribal members to Christina Hicks at 360-709-1741.
Aug. 17, Sept. 21 and Oct. 19. We review the recommendations and
will have healthy snacks available, USDA Food Program offer any suggestions or ideas All women will receive an
diabetes information and a diabetes for programs to improve the incentive gift for having their exams
meter exchange if you are in need of If you’d like to sign up for the health of our community. These and everyone will be put into a bigger
a new one. USDA Food Program, call the South recommendations will go into the drawing for the end of the day.
Puget Intertribal Planning Agency plan and will be what the tribe will
Patients will: Food Distribution Warehouse at use to guide future planning and
n Have labs done 360-438-4216 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. help guide future grant funding
n Get vitals taken Monday through Friday. Our staff applications.”
n See a health care provider will be happy to assist you in Contact Jenee Burnett with
n See the registered dietician applying for the program. the Chehalis Tribal Planning
n Renew your last dilated Department at 360-709-1620.
Distribution dates are July
26 and Aug. 25. Pickup is at the
Chehalis Tribal Community Center

Learn how to tell your story Swimming/Exercising
with the Elders
Dr. Veronica E. Tiller of the WEWIN Conference kicks off.
Jicarilla Apache Nation will She also will lead two The Special Diabetes Program for Indians has kicked
make several presentations at off a new program to help Chehalis tribal elders
the WEWIN 2016 National workshops on Aug. 15 as part increase activity, stamina and balance. Staff member
Conference on Aug. 14-17 at of the WEWIN Conference. Gloria Jones will lead the group. Please come join us.
the Tulalip Hotel & Casino We hope to see you there!
Tulalip. Everyone has a story to
share. Whether your life is WHEN: 9-10 a.m. Tuesdays
WEWIN is Women ordinary or unconventional, WHERE: Chehalis Tribal Community
Empowering Women for there’s always a tale Center pool
Indian Nations and is somewhere inside the fabric
headquartered in Klamath, of great storytelling. In this According to the Centers for Disease Control, senior
California. workshop, you will learn how fitness can:
to focus and give your story
Dr. Tiller is the editor and shape and purpose. n Help maintain ability to live
publisher of the critically independently.
acclaimed “Tiller’s Guide to Come prepared to write in a
Indian Country: Economic supportive environment, share n Reduce risk of coronary heart
Profiles of American Indian your writing and go home disease and of developing high
Reservations.” It is the most with a better understanding of blood pressure,
complete, widely used and using memoir as a way to tell colon cancer and diabetes.
relied upon reference book your story.
about today’s 567 American n Reduce symptoms of CONTACT
Indian and Alaska Native The workshop is $50. anxiety and depression, foster Gloria Jones at
tribes. Advance registration is improvements in mood. 360-709-1810,
required. Go to veronicatiller. n Maintain healthy bones, gjones@chehalis
Dr. Tiller’s workshop is com, email vtiller99@ muscles, joints.
from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 14. or call 505-328-
This workshop will be in- 9772.
depth with actual writing
exercises. It is a separate Learn more about the
presentation before the WEWIN National Conference
at or call 888-
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