A Voice from the Eastern Door

Articles written by Misty Lazore

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  • Whooping Cough on the Rise: Make Sure You’re Protected

    Misty Lazore|Aug 2, 2012

    Recently there have been reports of whooping cough in surrounding areas: There are over 40 cases of whooping cough reported in the Watertown area and at least 2 cases in St. Lawrence county as of the 25th of July. There have also been recent outbreaks in Southwestern Ontario with approximately 240 cases reported since November 2011. Whooping cough, also known as pertussis, is a vaccine preventable disease. However, children will need several doses before they are fully protected. Be sure that your children get their full series of the...

  • Immunization Blitz Winners

    Misty Lazore|Jun 28, 2012

    During the months of April & May, MCA Community Health Immunization Program had an immunization blitz. We asked that parents bring in their child’s immunization records and then that child’s name would be entered into the drawing at the end of May. We had quite a few entries, which was great! I would like to take this time to thank all of the parents that took the time to bring in the immunization records and to announce the winners of the drawing. We had 4 grand prizes in 4 different age gro...

  • Reader Submission

    Misty Lazore|Jan 12, 2012

    The Daisy Girl Scout Troop of Akwesasne #4039, Grades 5-6 Kindergarten and Grade 1, came together on Dec. 15th to help the people of Attawapiskat. The girls made 10 hand-tied fleece blankets, with the help of their parents and friends, to send up north to keep the Cree kids warm. It took us about an hour and a half to get these blankets ready, and I’m really proud of these little girls that took time out of their day and had the patience to sit and tie these blankets. They did a great thing! B...

  • Immunization Blitz

    Misty Lazore|Oct 6, 2011

    Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Community Health Program would like to announce the winners in our recent Immunization Blitz drawings. These community members and/or their parents took time out of their day to update their immunization records and/or receive vaccinations as needed to continue to stay HEALTHY! Congratulations to all who entered, you are all winners! For the 0-6 year olds, we had “Don’t Wait, Vaccinate” Diaper Bags with various gifts inside and Gift Cards to Bonnie Togs in Cornw...