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
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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COVID-19 vaccines are scheduled to arrive in Eeyou Istchee this coming weekend. On Monday, COVID-19 vaccination clinic supplies were distributed to each community in Eeyou Istchee.
There are now 30 people who have COVID-19 infections, linked to three social events at the end of December and early January. Among those 30 cases, at least 23 are residents of Eeyou Istchee.
200 vaccines were deployed from Mistissini to Oujé-Bougoumou on Saturday to speed up the vaccination campaign amid an outbreak of COVID-19 in that community.
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”.