Upcoming Band Meeting Regarding HINI Swine Flu Pandemic

Submitted by john.dorion on Tue, 09/08/2009 - 19:53

Sub Office – 304D, 1401-28th St. E., Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, S6V 6Z8, Tel: (306) 922-7998

John Cochrane First Nation will hold a general information meeting Wednesday September 16 at 1:00 pm at the Cumberland House LCA Hall on the H1N1 Swine flu pandemic.
Nancy Dorion, Registered Nurse and health educator, will give a presentation and provide updated information on the pandemic followed by a question and answer session.
Nancy’s presentation will include information on how to prepare for an outbreak, how to prevent spread, how to look after those infected with the swine flu virus and the current recommendations for managing a pandemic flu outbreak from Health Canada and other health authorities.
John Cochrane First Nation Chief and Council extend an invitation to attend this information meeting to all who are interested and concerned about preparing for a second wave of the pandemic flu virus.
The H1N1 Swine flu pandemic meeting is open to John Cochrane First Nation band members and others from Cumberland House region who wish to attend.
For more information on the H1N1 Swine flu pandemic visit the John Cochrane First Nation web site http://johncochrane.ca/drupal/

Nancy Dorion – Biography
Nancy has been a Registered Nurse for 28 years. She has a Master Degree in Nursing from the University of Saskatchewan.
Nancy worked in Saskatchewan as a RN in hospitals and community health for 10 years. For 17 years she was a nurse educator at colleges and universities programs such as the Nursing Education Program Saskatchewan (NEPS) at the First Nations University of Canada, Prince Albert, the University of Saskatchewan, and SIAST Kelsey, Saskatoon and the Practical Nursing Program (PNP) and the Home Health Aid Program at North West Regional College, North Battleford.
In 2006 Nancy began work as a Health & Wellness consultant and contractor and works out of her home office. As a consultant she develops and delivers workshops and presentations to meet the needs of the community or organization. Nancy will also assist with proposal and project development, community consultations, document reviews and analysis.
For the past 5 years, Nancy has researched Pandemic Planning and preparedness. She was co-chair of the pandemic planning committee with First Nations University, and also developed pandemic training materials for First Nation communities (Northern Intertribal health Authority).
Nancy is a member of the John Cochrane First Nation