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
The Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay in collaboration with the CSN union has approved a reclassification affecting all 107 of its current Community Health Representatives (CHRs).
The CBHSSJB is proud to announce the nomination of Nancy Shecapio-Blacksmith to the position of Director of Professional Services and Quality Assurance (DPSQA) - Health. She joins the senior management team of Richard Shecapio, Assistant Executive Director for Miyupimaatisiiun.
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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The CBHSSJB and the Cree School Board have worked together to create “COVID-19 School Kits” that will help keep students & schools engaged in the battle against COVID.
Abitibi Temiscamingue - Region 8 is no longer considered an Area of Risk, as of May 4. This means people travelling from Abitibi to Eeyou Istchee will no longer be required to isolate for 14 days. This decision was made based on new criteria for assessing a region's risk. Abitibi is doing well with vaccination, and they have worked hard to contain and prevent new cases of Covid.
CBHSSJB Public Health is closely monitoring a COVID-19 workplace outbreak in Region 10’s Chibougamau/Chapais sectors. There are 7 confirmed cases connected to the outbreak, which was traced to an industrial sector workplace.
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”.