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Ponoka Christian School

Page history last edited by Corinne Hansen 3 years, 8 months ago

 

LogoPonoka Christian School   

  (2016 2017 school year) 

 

 

              • served by the Community Health Centre in Ponoka 

 

              • Robyn McBride is the school health facilitator  -  her office is located in Eckville and her phone number is 403-746-4017

         

         Download a pdf of this contact list

 

 

Program & Contact Information

Description

 

Addiction and Mental Health Services

 

Health Care Locator

AHS in my Zone -Central Zone 

 

  • ·Hospitals & Facilities
  • ·Program & Services
    • Addictions Services 
    • Mental Health Services
 

24 Hour Helpline

1-877-303-2642

Health Link

811

 

 

Addiction Services: is committed to reducing harm associated with alcohol, other drugs and gambling by strengthening the availability of addiction information, prevention and treatment services.

 

Mental Health Services: offers consultation, assessment, diagnosis and treatment services to young people experiencing significant mental health issues. For more information please click here.

  • Please contact the nearest addiction and/or mental health center for information on Promotion/Prevention related services.

 

    

Children’s Rehabilitation Services

1-855-414-5272

 

 

    

    

Audiology:

1-866-314-5225

 

 

 

Children’s Rehabilitation Services: offers Physical Therapy, Speech Language Pathology, Occupational Therapy and other services for children with developmental needs.  Services may include prevention activities, education, identification, assessment, consultation, treatment and capacity building with families, schools and communities.  We have coordinated intake available at 1-855-414-5272..

 

Audiology: Hearing assessments including tympanometry are provided to clients aged three (3) to eighteen (18) years of age at our clinics provided four days per week in Red Deer and once a month in the communities of Drumheller, Stettler, Wetaskiwin and Drayton Valley.  Hearing clinics are offered for children aged six months to three (3) years in our Red Deer office only.  Appointments can be made by contacting 1-866-314-5225.

 

 

Communicable Disease Control

(CDC)

 

CDC Intake: 403-356-6420

CDC investigates reports of communicable diseases including outbreaks.  The Public Health Act requires that all diseases listed on the Communicable Disease Control Website be reported to CDC. 

 

Schools are requested to notify CDC or the Public Health Nurse assigned to your school, when the absentee rate exceeds 10% and is likely due to illness in students/staff.

Visit My Health Alberta for more health information. 

 

 

 

 

 

Environmental Public

Health

 

 

Community Health Centre

1-877-360-6366

 

Environmental Public Health - Communicable Disease, Food Borne Illness: works to reduce the spread of illnesses caused by food, water, insects and animals.  The program works with schools to provide information and control measures for gastrointestinal outbreaks. Please click here for more information.

 

Environmental Public Health - Risks: Indoor Air, Outdoor Air, Playgrounds, and Contaminated Soils: Works to prevent, control, or remove any dangerous condition in the environment that could make people sick. Please click here for more information.

 

Environmental Public Health - Safe Food: Public Health Inspectors provide routine inspections of food facilities within schools, investigate food-related complaints, and provide food safety information and education to food facility staff as well as the public. Please click here for more information.

 

 

 

Indigenous Health Coordinator

 

Wetaskiwin Hospital & Care Centre

780-312-3774

 

Red Deer Regional Hospital & Care Centre   403-358-4369

 

 

The Indigenous Health Coordinator advocates and supports Indigenous clients and families across the continuum of care within health care facilities and within the community setting. The Indigenous Health Coordinator also provides support to the health care providers to better understand and serve the Indigenous populations.

 

For more information please visit the Indigenous Health Program Website

 

 

 

 

 

Nutrition Services

 

Kerry Huber

780-361-4022

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nutrition Services: Public health dietitians work in partnership with the School Health Facilitators and Health Promotion Coordinators to support healthy eating environments in schools. Public health dietitians also provide resources for parents, teachers, school administration, trustees, students and other community partners such as: lesson plans that meet Alberta Education's Health and Life Skills Curriculum Outcomes for Kindergarten to Grade 9, nutrition newsletter inserts and toolkits for teaching children and youth about healthy eating or for creating a Healthy Environment. For more information visit: www.healthyeatingstartshere.ca

 

Oral Health

Contact your local

Community Health Centre

 

Ponoka 

 

 

The Public Oral Health Program: offers preventive dental health services, free of charge, to specific at risk populations.

 

For more information visit the Oral Health Website. 

 

Public Health Nursing

Contact your local

Community Health Centre

 

Ponoka 

 

 

Public Health Nursing: provides immunizations to grades 1, 5 & 9. Available in a consultative role for other health topics as resources allow. 

 

School Health Promotion

 

Robyn McBride

403-746-4017

 

 

School Health Facilitators (SHF) support schools in building healthy learning environments for students, staff, and parents.  The SHF can help you identify areas of strength and address gaps as you work towards creating a healthy school community. Please visit the Comprehensive School Health Website for more information.

 

 

Sexual Health Educators

 

Ponoka Community Health Centre

403-783-8344

 

 

 

Sexual Health Clinic

 403-346-8336

or 1-888-346-9414

 

 

 

 

Professional development/ teacher in-services at school or division level; direct education for students enrolled in CALM classes and alternative schools, help in planning classes for students enrolled in other grade levels, and resources lending, which may include videos, games, pamphlets, etc. More information is available on the Sexual Health Education Website.

 

Visit www.teachingsexualhealth.ca for on-line resources for schools.

 

Sexual Health Clinic: providing confidential contraceptive services, sexually transmitted infection diagnosis and treatment.

 

Health Link Alberta: please dial 811 for health care advice 24/7.

A Registered Nurse will answer your questions and give you sound advice and information.

 

*For any updates or questions regarding this listing, please call 403-356-6412.


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