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In partnership with the Government of Quebec, the Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay provides health and social services to the 9 communities of the Cree Nation of Eeyou Istchee


Diabetes is a chronic disease characterized by high sugar level in the blood. This disease affects an increasing number of people in Eeyou Istchee and worldwide.

ᐋᐦ ᒌᔥᑎᐦᐧᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᓐ ᐋᑳ ᒑ ᒌᐦ ᑳᐦᒋᔥᑎᓂᐦᒃ ᑳ ᐱᐹᒫᔥᑎᓂᔨᒡ ᐋᐦᑯᓱᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ

A yearly flu shot is recommended in Canada for everyone 6 months and older. Flu vaccines are available in Eeyou Istchee at all CMCs. Check local social media pages and local radio for vaccination schedule updates. Or call your local clinic.

ᒥᔪᐱᒫᑎᓰᐅᓐ ᐊᓈᓈᑭᒋᐦᑖᑭᓅᒡ ᒉ ᐃᔑ ᐋᐸᑎᓰᔥᑎᑲᓅᒡ

ᐁ ᒫᒨ ᐋᐸᑎᓰᔥᑖᑲᓅᐦᐧᑳᐤ
ᐊᓇᐦᐄᐦ ᒉᐧᑳᔫᐦ ᓃᔥᑖᒥᐦᒡ ᐁ ᐃᔑ ᐳᑯᔐᔨᐦᑖᑲᓅᐦᒡ ᒉ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐄᐧᐁᐸᔨᐦᐧᑳᐤ ᒥᔫᐱᒫᑎᓰᐧᐃᓐ ᐊᓈᓈᑭᒋᐦᑖᑭᓅᒡ

The Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay’s (CBHSSJB) current 2016-2021 Strategic Regional Plan (SRP) is coming to an end and it is time to create a new 2023-2029 SRP.  


The Wîchihîwâuwin Helpline provides a safe space for people who need to talk on the phone about any difficult situation concerning their well-being


Maanuuhiikuu provides community members with free and confidential clinical and traditional options to choose from, on their paths to wellness.

Cree values and traditions were envisaged as key to the development of health and social services delivery systems in section 14 of the 1975 James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA), which was the basis for the creation of the Cree Health Board

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Fri, Nov 4 2022

The Cree Board of Health and Social Services would like to recognize and celebrate our medical Imaging Technologists in Chisasibi and Mistissini during the week of November 6 - 13, 2022. 


Nurse with stethoscope
Family in the forest smiling

Nishiiyuu Miyupimaatisiiun

Nishiiyuu refers to the traditional ways of the Eeyou and Eenou people. Nishiiyuu Miyupimaatisiiun works to ensure that Cree knowledge and values are reflected in CBHSSJB services. 

Our vision is aapiimuutiihehkuut piimaatiisiiwiiniiuu kiiyah a achiisachiinuutiihehkuut᙮

“Achieving miyupimaatisiiun through the guidance of ancestral teachings”.

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