Health and Wellness

The goal of the SPIPA Health & Wellness Programs is to reduce chronic disease and cancer incidence within the SPIPA consortium tribal communities of the Chehalis, Nisqually, Skokomish, Squaxin Island, and Shoalwater Bay Tribes. These are done through prevention, awareness and survivorship support activities with a health equity focus that includes cancer screening and diagnostic support.

Health and Wellness Program Patient Navigators

Cancer Programs host Kaiser Permanente in a listening session about Colon health in Tribal communities

The SPIPA Comprehensive Cancer Program in partnership with Kaiser Permanente recently hosted a pivotal Colon Health Listening Session at the Little Creek Casino, Friday August 25, 2023. Representatives from Consortium Tribes and Tribal Community members were invited to share their thoughts of awareness and screening efforts of the Comprehensive Cancer Program by raising awareness about

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First Annual Squaxin Island Color Run: A Spectrum of Success

Previous slide Next slide SPIPA Cancer Programs joined forces with the Squaxin Island Tribal Clinic to host a remarkable First Annual Cancer Awareness Color Run event on June 24, 2023, at the Squaxin Island ball field. The event garnered an impressive turnout, with 101 participants eagerly taking part in the cause. The Color Run was

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Program Information

Supports community driven activities, using a multidisciplinary approach to cancer prevention. Also, provides support to cancer survivors.

Providing ongoing outreach regarding health information as it pertains to the Covid 19 pandemic.

Provides testing, vaccine clinic, and patient support care.

Promotes community awareness, education, access, referrals and free screenings for the early detection of breast and cervical cancer.

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