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Splatsin Health Services aims to promote health through public health programming delivered by a Community Health Nurse (CHN).
Program support and delivery includes prevention and control of many communicable diseases:
Splatsin provides timely access to vaccines, improving immunization rates and increasing immunization awareness. The Community Health Nurse (CHN) offers child health clinics, adult clinics, school-based immunizations, and flu vaccine initiatives. The CHN manages the ordering and maintenance of vaccine supplies, including daily monitoring, and reporting to partner organizations.
The flu vaccine is now available. Visit our drop-in clinics on Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. throughout the fall. Community Health Nurses will be available to answer your questions and give you the information and tools you need to stay healthy. If you are an elder, are pregnant or have chronic health issues, contact the Splatsin Community Centre to schedule a flu shot at your home.
Watch this video about the flu vaccine in our community.
Splatsin Health Services maintains and distributes harm reduction supplies for band members. This includes safe sex, needles, glass pipes, crystal meth pipes, sharp kits, naloxone kits and more. For a free, no contact drop-off, contact the Community Health Nurse: (250) 838-9538.
Watch this video about fentanyl testing kits.
This program aims to support the community throughout their lifetime. The program includes promoting healthy active lifestyles, preventing chronic disease and supporting prenatal care for families and infants to reach their fullest developmental potential. Available programs change with the seasons and with the needs of the community and include:
Splatsin’s Home & Community Care Program is a coordinated system of services that enables elders and other band members with chronic or acute illness and disabilities to receive care in their home and the community.