Walking the Walk: A Challenge to Make Ends Meet

This is an Interactive Workshop that has been designed to allow participants to gain the experience of what many individuals and families in our community experience on a daily basis related to poverty.  Thursday, November 7, 2013 9:30 am – 1:30 pm. Salvation Army Church, 46 Orangewood Blvd, Chatham Lunch will be provided FREE Admission with the donation of an … Read More

Walking the Walk: A Challenge to Make Ends Meet

This is an Interactive Workshop that has been designed to allow participants to gain the experience of what many individuals and families in our community experience on a daily basis related to poverty.  Thursday, November 7, 2013 9:30 am – 1:30 pm. Salvation Army Church, 46 Orangewood Blvd, Chatham Lunch will be provided FREE Admission with the donation of an … Read More

CK Public Health is now on Pinterest!

We have been adding pins all day!  Still more to come but thought you might want to take a look! For those that are not familiar, Pinterest is another type of social media. It is a pin board-style photo-sharing website that allows users to create and manage theme-based image collections such as events, interests, hobbies, and more. When you click on the photo you … Read More

Get Ready, Get Set, it’s Time for School!

A FREE School Readiness Info Fair! Bring your family to meet a teacher, a nurse, an early literacy specialist, a dietitian, a librarian, a dental hygienist, a speech pathologist, a school bus driver and others who can help you and your child prepare for school. There will be great prizes, give-aways and you can even take a ride on a school … Read More

Substance Use, Addictions & Related Behaviours

Substance Use, Addictions & Related Behaviours substance use – grade 1 substance use – grade 2 substance use – grade 3 substance use – grade 4 substance use – grade 5 substance use – grade 6 substance use – grade 7 substance use – grade 8 For more information or to book any of the presentations under teacher’s resources please … Read More

Healthy Eating – Teachers Resources

Healthy Eating healthy eating – grade 1 healthy eating – grade 2 healthy eating – grade 3 healthy eating – grade 4 healthy eating – grade 5 healthy eating – grade 6 healthy eating – grade 7 healthy eating – grade 8 For more information or to book any of the presentations under teacher’s resources please contact us at 519-352-7270 … Read More

Personal Safety and Injury Prevention

Personal Safety and Injury Prevention Personal safety – grade 1 Personal safety – grade 2 Personal safety – grade 3 Personal safety – grade 4 Personal safety – grade 5 Personal safety – grade 6 Personal safety – grade 7 Personal safety – grade 8 For more information or to book any of the presentations under teacher’s resources please contact … Read More

WORKPLACE HEALTH MAKES CENTS

The workplace can impact our health – either positively or negatively.  Supports in the workplace that encourage employees to practice healthy lifestyle behaviours can result in healthier, happier, and more productive employees. Eight small Chatham-Kent businesses (100 or less employees) are being offered $250.00 seed funding, to assist employers in providing supports to create a healthy work environment. This opportunity … Read More

WORKPLACE HEALTH MAKES CENTS

The workplace can impact our health – either positively or negatively.  Supports in the workplace that encourage employees to practice healthy lifestyle behaviours can result in healthier, happier, and more productive employees. Eight small Chatham-Kent businesses (100 or less employees) are being offered $250.00 seed funding, to assist employers in providing supports to create a healthy work environment. This opportunity … Read More

Open house in Wallaceburg today!

Today at the Chatham-Kent Community Health Centre (Wallaceburg site) we are having our Open House from 4-6 pm. Please stop in and see us at 808 Dufferin Avenue in Wallaceburg (the old Giant Tiger). Come and explore all the services that the CK-CHC has to offer! Snacks and refreshment will be served!

Protect Young Ones from Whooping Cough

Pertussis (whooping cough) is a serious, sometimes fatal, respiratory infection.  It is a bacterial infection that is easy to catch.  A person with pertussis spreads the disease by coughing or sneezing while in close contact with others. Pertussis infection usually starts with cold-like symptoms (runny nose, sneezing, fever), but after one to two weeks it turns into severe coughing. Coughing … Read More

Protect Young Ones from Whooping Cough

Pertussis (whooping cough) is a serious, sometimes fatal, respiratory infection.  It is a bacterial infection that is easy to catch.  A person with pertussis spreads the disease by coughing or sneezing while in close contact with others. Pertussis infection usually starts with cold-like symptoms (runny nose, sneezing, fever), but after one to two weeks it turns into severe coughing. Coughing … Read More