In partnership with the Government of Quebec, the Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay provides health and social services to the 9 communities of the Cree Nation of Eeyou Istchee
Starting January 6, individuals who take a COVID-19 screening test at the CMC or the Chisasibi Hospital will have access to automatic disclosure of test results by text message.
When people go for a test, they will need to provide the healthcare worker with a valid cellphone number where they agree to receive their test result.
Cree values and traditions were envisaged as key to the development of health and social services delivery systems in section 14 of the 1975 James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA), which was the basis for the creation of the Cree Health Board
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On Tuesday, February 1, the pharmacies in Chisasibi, Mistissini and Waskaganish will be closed in the afternoon from 1 pm to 6 pm and will resume service on Wednesday, February 2, at 11 am. This planned interruption is due to a software upgrade. Pharmacists will be unable to process requests during this brief transition.
The COVID-19 Info-Line now operates through an automated system to direct calls. Callers can choose from a menu of 4 options to get updated information about resources related to COVID-19.
National Non-Smoking Week (NNSW) is January 16 – 22, 2022. To bring awareness to this important cause, and to celebrate the successes of those among us who are smoke-free, the No Butts To It teams are hosting a story-sharing contest with cash prizes.
There are now 521 active cases in Eeyou Istchee in the current outbreak, which began on December 22. Community transmission is still evident, even as earlier cases continue to recover.
Nishiiyuu refers to the traditional ways of the Eeyou and Eenou people. Nishiiyuu Miyupimaatisiiun works to ensure that Cree knowledge and values are reflected in CBHSSJB services.
Our vision is aapiimuutiihehkuut piimaatiisiiwiiniiuu kiiyah a achiisachiinuutiihehkuut᙮
“Achieving miyupimaatisiiun through the guidance of ancestral teachings”.