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  • Atikokan Family Health Team Healthy Eating Classes

    ​Depending on interest, the Atikokan Family Health Team will be running healthy eating classes.Topics include: Grocery store tour, eating well on a budget, cholesterol, diabetes, hypertension, meal planning, label reading, eating well when on Coum...

    Posted September 12, 2016
  • Prenatal and New Parent Classes

    The Northwestern Health Unit offers classes for parents who are expecting a baby and for new parents following the birth of a baby. Many different prenatal education formats are available to help meet the needs of different moms – group or ...

    Posted September 15, 2016
  • Atikokan Family Health Team - Anticoagulation Program

    ​Also known as the INR program, the anticoagulation program is for patients who are on long-term anticoagulation (taking Warfarin). Allows nurses to use a "Coaguchek" monitor and get a reading from a few drops of blood in a matter of sec...

    Posted October 18, 2016
  • Atikokan Family Health Team - Hypertension Program

    ​The 'Hypertension Management Program' is a free program aimed at lowering blood pressure in people diagnosed with high blood pressure. The nurse works together with the patient to help identify risk factors that can be changed and support the pa...

    Posted October 18, 2016
  • Aug 17

    Metis Family Wellbeing Program

    ​The Metis Family Wellbeing Program is aimed at supporting healthy and whole Metis families. This new program to Atikokan is an ongoing community support.

    Posted August 22, 2017
  • Handprint Calendars

    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Evening appointments available Wednesdays and Thursdays. First calendar is free ,extrea printing for $15.00 to cover costs of ink and paper. Made by appointment only

    Posted February 15, 2018