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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


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Wed, Sep 15 2021

The kitchen and cafeteria at the Chisasibi Hospital are currently closed due to health and safety concerns. Workers have discovered mold underneath of the walk-In freezer and waik-in refrigerators in the kitchen area and are currently removing the contaminated area.

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Call 8-1-1 to talk to a nurse around the clock, seven days a week.

Being out on the land is a good place to be. But even in the bush, we can still be at risk of getting infectious diseases. To reduce our chances of getting sick, everyone is encouraged to follow guidelines from our community alert levels, along with basic preventive measures.


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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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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