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Health services for Awash

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Services for Awash improve the well-being of pregnant women, infants and young children (birth to 9 years old), and their families through a culturally safe and integrated services approach. 

Featured Services

The program is for couples planning to have a child, women of childbearing age, men considering parenthood, and people with a family history of CLE

Healthy women having a normal pregnancy can choose to be followed by a midwife based in Chisasibi.


Wiichihiituwin delivers quality services to the population of Eeyou Istchee who need health care outside the region.

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The breastfeeding program provides information and support to breastfeeding mothers, including helping them to ensure successful breastfeeding.

Dental professionals – including dentists, hygienists and dental specialists – clean teeth, fill cavities, extract teeth, provide&nb

Child psychiatry focuses on the mental health of children and youth.

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The  Mashkûpimâtsît Awash program works with parents and young families so that they can improve their living situations.

Phone numbers

Info Santé 811

811 is a free and confidential telephone health consultation service available across Eeyou Istchee and Quebec. The service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. A nurse at 811 will answer questions about non-urgent health issues.

Wiichihiiwaauwin (Mental Health) Helpline

Service available 24/7. Cree speakers and Elders are available upon request 


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Vaccination is an essential layer of protection against COVID-19 and helps protect Eeyou Istchee’s most vulnerable community members, including Elders and people living with chronic diseases.

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