Children's Oral Health Initiative (COHI)


Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

The Children's Oral Health Initiative (COHI) is a First Nations Health Authority initiative designed to help in the prevention of  tooth decay and other oral diseases in the children of our communities.

Preventive dental services are provided to First Nations on-reserve communities.

Services such as:

  • Dental screenings
  • Topical fluoride applications
  • Placement of dental sealants
  • Alternative restorative treatment
  • Oral health information sessions and referrals to other dental care professionals for treatments beyond their scope of practice.
  • Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

COHI is specialized training provided to our Community Health Representatives (CHR) for further information on COHI please contact your CHR:

  • Iris Rayburn (Campbell River)

Phone: 250-286-9766


  • Shelby Ordano (Quinsam)

Phone: 250-286-8064


  • Margot Assu (Cape Mudge)

Phone: 250-850-0351