Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Whether ongoing on a daily, weekly, monthly or annual basis the health department provides programs and services for eligible individuals, families and the community.

Supports Services

  • Medical Transportation
  • Advocacy and Referrals to Health & Social Agencies
  • Case Management
  • Crisis Counselling
  • Congregate Dining
  • Emergency Response Helpline
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Sharps Needle Collection
  • Good Food Box
  • Assistance to access Non-Insured Health Benefits
  • Good Food Voucher; School Based Milk Program
  • Transportation support - Food Bank; Seniors; Pre-post-natal
  • Senior's Homecare cleaning; Home Maintenance – Snow-removal – Grass-cutting
  • Home visits – Seniors; Families with children ages 0-6 years
  • Community Newsletter Updates and Informational Materials

Educational Workshops

  • Nutrition – Cooking - Planning-Shopping- Collective – Community Kitchen
  • Cooking Classes Traditional
  • Lateral Violence Awareness; Anti-Bullying – Safe-Talk
  • Diabetes Prevention – Lunch n Learn
  • Improv & Internet Safety
  • National Addiction Awareness Week

Social Events & Activities

  • Christmas Party Feast; Sliding Party – Snow Sculpture Contest
  • Nutrition Bingo; Tea Laugh n Cards
  • Anishnabe-Kweg Water Walk; Elder’s Picnic
  • Group Exercise/Urban Spirit Polling/Walking Club/Mocc Walk- Soup to Tomatoes
  • Bowling Outing; P.A. Day Outings
  • Blueberry Picking – Medicine Walks
  • Open House
  • Fundraising – Pizza Sale - Taco Sale – Bake Sale - Soup's On! – BBQ's - Canteen
  • Fundraising – Raffles – Daily Draw – Bottle Drive – Donations
  • Wild meat – sharing
  • Baby Welcoming
  • Pumpkin Patch Outing
  • Buzz on Medzins – Youth Camp
  • Science North – Dynamic Earth pass

Clinical Services

  • Massage Therapy
  • Annual Influenza Vaccine
  • Foot Soaks
  • Seated Massage