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The Mamawetan Churchill River Health Region provides service to over 23,500 residents in the north-east area of Saskatchewan. Geographically, it is the largest Saskatchewan health region, covering nearly 25% of the entire province. We celebrate the rich northern heritage of the communities located among the lakes, rivers and forests of the Pre Cambrian Shield. Diversity is our strength and we have engaged in many partnerships to realize our mission of working together in wellness to promote, enhance and maintain quality of life.

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Calendar for La Ronge, Weyakwin, and Timber Bay 

Calendar for Sandy Bay, Creighton, and Pinehouse

 


MCRHR Pharmacy Services

Request for Proposal 

For more information, please click here .

(please note, the RFP closes on Friday, November 14, 2014 at 1500 hrs) 

 


The Lung Association has developed a fact sheet on Enterovirus. For more information please click here.

 

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Calling All Patients and Families!

Mamawetan Churchill River Health Region is working hard to make health care services better for patients, clients, and residents. We need patients and family members to help.  

If you would like to help us improve health care services, we want to hear from you! We are recruting patients and family members to participate in a variety of organized health care improvement events. This could include participation on committees or short term improvement projects (varying from a few hours to a week). The time committment may vary, according to your availability and interests.

If you enjoy working with a wide range of people, this may be fore you. For more information, please call Mamawetan Churchill River Health Region's Quality of Care Coordinator at 306-425-4823 or email quality@mcrhealth.ca.


Hantavirus Information

 

Hantavirus

Hantavirus is a risk throughout the province (including northern Saskatchewan). High risk areas include: sheds, cabins, woodpiles, or any other area where deer mice may be. Please follow the link below for more information and learn how to lower your risk of infection:  http://www.mcrhealth.ca/media/files/Hantavirus.pdf


The 2013-14 Annual Report is now posted and can be found here.

 

 


   

Update Health Card  


Found a discarded needle in the La Ronge area?

Discarded needles can cause injury and spread disease.  Pick up and dispose of needles safely.  Click here for more information.

 


Health care information for visitors to Canada

Welcome to Northern Saskatchewan!  We hope you enjoy your experience here. Take advantage of the natural beauty and local hospitality. We also encourage you to be safe in all your activities.

If you need medical assistance while you are here, there are a few things you should know about how to access services and what charges apply if you do not have health coverage from any province in Canada.

For a printable version of a pamphlet with this information, click here.

 


 Fluoride varnish drop-in clinics

ALL preschool children and prenatal women:
Every Tuesday - No appointment necessary
La Ronge Health Centre
Public Health – Upper Level
What is Fluoride Varnish? Click here.

 


 New number for HealthLine - 811

  

  

  

  

  

The Government of Saskatchewan is making access to 24/7 health advice easier by changing the province's HealthLine number to 811.  To read more, click here.  Please note that the old toll-free number will continue to work for at least two more years.


Assets in Action 

The Mamawetan Churchill River Health Region is part of an inter-agency initiative promoting the 40 Developmental Assets, positive experiences and qualities that all of us have the power to bring into the lives of children and youth.  Check this page for a selection of 150 Ways To Show Kids You Care, published by Search Institute.

146. Talk directly together.          
147. Be spontaneous.               
148. Expect their best; don't expect perfection.         
149. Empower them to help and be themselves.

150. Love them, no matter what.     


Nursing in Saskatchewan - Resources for Nurses

A new web portal http://www.health.gov.sk.ca/nursing has been created to connect nurses in Saskatchewan and the public to information as we focus on providing quality patient- and family-centred care in Saskatchewan.

 

 

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We want to hear from you - your comments, concerns, compliments and complaints.

To find out more click here or contact our Quality of Care Coordinator.


Our Ethics Committee is available to respond to any ethical concerns you may have. To find out more click here to view our brochure or to request a consultation contact our Quality of Care Coordinator.

RHA Board Meeting

The next regular meeting of the Mamawetan Churchill River Regional Health Authority will be held on October 29, 2014 in Pinehouse.


HIV and AIDS

Learn more about HIV and AIDS.  Below are articles that are part of an education series appearing in The Northerner newspaper.

HIV and AIDS: The Basics

HIV and AIDS:  Dispelling the Myths

HIV, Needles and Drug Use


Smokers' Helpline:   1-877-513-5333

Problem Gambling Help Line:  1-800-306-6789


Brochure:  Health Care Safety: Our Priority; Your Role

The Mamawetan Churchill River Health Region staff work together with you to ensure safe health care.  For a printable pdf version of our brochure, click here


Recognition Awards

NHCP

The purpose of this Northern Healthy Communities Partnership initiative is to give a pat on the back to people or organizations, anywhere in Northern Saskatchewan, who deserve a little recognition, and would otherwise never be recognized for their contributions to healthier communities or for the positive changes they have made in their own lives. 

Anyone can submit a nomination.  Examples are endless; the key is positive change towards healthy lifestyles -- active living, healthier eating, promotion of mental well-being and prevention of substance abuse activities.  Click here for a copy of the nomination form.


Protecting Your Privacy: Click here for more information
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