Social Health

Message from Jack Penashue, Social Health Department Director:

As the Health Director of Social Health Department since September 2008, I am involved mostly in the area the mental health and addictions. I am responsible of family treatment program, family resource centre, Rose Gregoire safehouse, Shushepishapan Group Home, FASD and community health planning. I am also in an acting role while Michelle Snow is on maternity leave for a year in the Primary Health unit. And that department includes: Aboriginal Diabetes initiative, Homecare, Community nurse, and CHR.

Social Health year end report 2009

Department Contact: (709) 497-8522.

Primary Health

Michelle Snow is on maternity leave and Jack Penashue has accepted the challenge to act on her behalf in her absence as the new primary health director. She is responsible for the following:

  1. Diabetes initiative (2)
  2. Medical Transportation (2)
  3. Innu interpreters (1)
  4. Community health nurse (2)
  5. Homecare (2)
  6. Community health representative (1)

H1N1:
There is urgent health and community matter that needs focusing and set as a priority as awareness regarding H1N1 pandemic influenza. Joanne McGee as been hired as the consultant to lead the coordination of the community pandemic plan with assistance from the community health planner, Edward Nuna. Mary Pia Benuen, community health nurse will also work collaboratively with the team in regards to vaccination of Innu of Sheshatshiu. The new school gym will be the vaccination station for the Innu. Lorraine rich and Barbara Fiddler are also proving their assistance.

Department Contact: (709) 497-8522.

Housing and Renovations

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Department Contact: (709) 497-8522.

Economic Development

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Department Director: Alexander Andrew.

Department Contact: (709) 497-8522.

Finance

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Department Director: Melinda Baikie.

Department Contact: (709) 896-4504 Ext 222..

Operations

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Department Director:Germaine Benuen.

Department Contact: (709) 497-8522.

Public Works

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Department Contact: (709) 497-8522.

Recreation and Arena

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Department Contact: (709) 497-8522.

Human Resources

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Department Director: Rena Penashue

Department Contact: (709) 497-8522.