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Babies First Fill Program

To assist new parents with the cost of prescription drugs while waiting for their child to be registered. The program can provide a purchase order to most BC Pharmacies. Parents can then pick up their child's prescription without having to worry about paying out of pocket for prescriptions.more info

Address / Contact Info
Nisga'a Valley Health Authority
4920 Tait Ave.
, Gitlaxt'aamiks, BC, V0J 1A0
Phone: (250) 663-5000
Toll-free: 1-888-233-2212
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Disability Resources

Disability assistance can help you if you need financial or health support. You must be designated as a Person with Disabilities (PWD) to receive this type of assistance.more info

Address / Contact Info
Government of BC
3842 3rd Ave.
, Smithers, BC, V0J
Toll-free: 1-866-866-0800
Toll-free: 1-866-455-0855
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Preventive Public Health Dental Program

Provides preventative oral health services within the community setting with a primary focus on the prevention of early childhood caries (ECC) (tooth decay) in children less than six years of age. Children at higher risk of ECC are eligible to participate in a free fluoride varnish program where fluoride varnish is applied to the child's teeth over a series of visits. Parents and/or caregivers participate in individual and/or group education to support behavior changes. Oral screening and education are also available to pregnant mothers. Oral health education is offered to groups within the community including but not limited to interdisciplinary healthcare providers and/or students both on and off reserve. Fluoride varnish training is available to healthcare providers who work with vulnerable children. The dental program also loans out dental resource kits to preschoolers and elementary schools.more info

Address / Contact Info
Northern Health, Terrace Health Unit
3412 Kalum St.
, Terrace, BC, V8G 4T2
Phone: (250) 631-4233
Inquire BC: 1-800-663-7867
Fax: (250) 638-2209
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