Health

Dedicated and caring staff at the Paqtnkek Health Centre support a variety of community health promotion, education and prevention programs from Monday through Friday.

Dr. Steeves, a family practice physician, is available on the second Tuesday of each month to anyone who wishes to receive health care. A pediatrician cares for the youngest patients on a referral basis. A registered nurse is on site Monday through Friday providing immunizations, home health care and pre-natal instruction to anyone in need.

Additional professional service personnel visit the Paqtnkek Health Centre regularly offering services such as foot care, family support, legal aid, women’s supportive services.

Social and family support workers and a field worker from the Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselling Association are available.

Contact Information

  • Juliana Julian | Health Director
  • Phone: 902-386-2078
  • Fax: 902-386-2828
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  • Paqtnkek Health Centre
    128 Sagamaw Road
    Afton Station, NS
    BOH 1A0

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Please be advised that the Band office and Health centre will be closing at 1:00 today due to impending coming weather.

Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause

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Paqtnkek will be hosting our Mawio’mi April 13th and 14th. All are welcome attend!

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Paqtnkek will be hosting our Mawio’mi April 13th and 14th. All are welcome attend! 

We are looking forward to having you celebrate with us.

Buddy Young, Cultural Support worker with the Union of NS Mi'kmaw will be at the Elders Center starting at 12noon until 6pm - He can assist community members with accessing trauma supports. Also, Todd Vasello is available to meet with community members one on one.
Snacks and refreshments will be available.
We will doing a community smudge - drop by and smudge, have a cup of coffe/tea and a bite to eat.
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Buddy Young, Cultural Support worker with the Union of NS Mikmaw will be at the Elders Center starting at 12noon until 6pm - He can assist community members with accessing trauma supports.  Also, Todd Vasello is available to meet with community members one on one.  
Snacks and refreshments will be available.  
We will doing a community smudge - drop by and smudge, have a cup of coffe/tea and a bite to eat.

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