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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


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JANUARY 28: There are 400 active cases in Eeyou Istchee in the current outbreak that started December 22.

Published on
Wed, Jan 5 2022

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.

Isolation instructions for people with a confirmed case of COVID-19, and people identified as close contacts who are waiting for test results. 

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Call 8-1-1 to talk to a nurse around the clock, seven days a week.


Maanuuhiikuu provides community members with free and confidential clinical and traditional options to choose from, on their paths to wellness.

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

Latest News and Events

Published on
Wed, Jan 26 2022

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.  

Published on
Sat, Jan 22 2022

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. 

Published on
Wed, Jan 19 2022

After over 20 years of service to the CBHSSJB, Alan Moar, Local Director of Mistissini CMC, is taking his retirement.  

Published on
Thu, Jan 13 2022

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.

Published on
Tue, Jan 11 2022

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.


Nurse with stethoscope
Family in the forest smiling

Nishiiyuu Miyupimaatisiiun

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”.

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