Nurse Practitioner: Marie Weatherby Mondays and Fridays from 9:30 am - 3:30 pm at the Health and Administration Building
Nurse Practitioners (NP) can manage common acute and chronic illness and offer preventative health education and planning to help patients be as healthy as possible. NP's offer holistic health assessments and treatment plans and encourage clients to take an active role in health care decisions. They collaborate with all members of the health teams such as: nurses, doctors, occupational health therapists, pharmacists, pharmacists, physical therapists, etc. If community members do not have a family doctor, or would prefer a female practitioner, consider transferring your medical records to our Nurse Practitioner's care. Nurse Practitioners are licensed through the College of Registered Nurses of BC (CRNBC) which is regulated by the Health Professions Act. NP's can diagnose, prescribe medication, order test (blood work, ultrasounds, ect), manage illnesses and pregnancy.
To make an appointment, please call the receptionist at 604-852-4041.
Canadian Pre and Post Natal Nutrition Program
Are you or someone you know pregnant or trying to get pregnant? Our Community Health and Wellness Worker, Janice Busby, is here to talk about pre-natal nutrition and offer information, education and other services to help make sure both you and your baby have a healthy happy pregnancy! This program 'follows' children up to two years of age,so please talk to Janice if you have an infant or toddler and you are interested in gaining tools to help your little one develop healthy eating habits. Pre and Post meet once a month at the Health and Administration Building from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m, With lunch provided.
Massage Therapy: April Schwartz Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.
Sumas has a program for Elders of the community to come to the Health and Administration Building and meet with April Schwartz for a massage . If you are interested in booking an appointment contact Janice Busby at the Health and Administration Building. 604.852.4041