HEALTH

Daylu Dena Council Health Department is located in the heart of Lower Post along the shore of the Liard River. Through a governmental Memorandum of Understanding members of Daylu Dena Council access Primary care (Family Physicians) as well as Emergency Care (Hospital) less than 30 minutes away in Watson Lake, Yukon. Communicable Diease On Reserve, the Health Department also offers health focused services from prenatal to elders. First Nations Health Authority funds the following programs:

 

  • Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program – CPNP offers new families support through education, programing, prenatal vitamin and mineral supplements, as well as nutritional supplements until baby is 1 year of age.
  • Aboriginal Health Start On Reserve – AHSOR offers funding for daycare facilities and early childhood education 0-5 years on reserve. The “Ts’UDANE KQ Headstart Daycare” has been in operation since 1978.
  • Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative – ADI offers financial support for education, programing and nutritional support for type 1 and 2 Diabetics as well as diabetes prevention on reserve.
  • NNADAP – NNADAP offers programing and support on reserve as well as access to treatment and detox services off reserve.
  • First Nations Home and Community Care – FNHCC offers support to mostly elders in community with light cleaning, food support, transportation, social wellness visits, and more.
  • Supplementary Health Benefits – First Nations Health Authority offers financial assistance for Medical Transportation to access health services not available in community.
Contact Information: Health Department is open Monday to Friday 8am until 330pm, reach the health director at 250 779 3200 or email healthdirector@dayludenacouncil.com
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