COVID-19

  • BREAKING NEWS: TWO POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19 confirmed at the James Hudson Bay Region

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  • BREAKING NEWS: 3 confirmed cases of COVID-19 safely isolating in Moose Factory.

  • BREAKING NEWS: All positive cases of COVID-19 have been resolved in Attawapiskat

  • BREAKING NEWS: 2 COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Related to Air Travel

    If you think you may have COVID-19 symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has it, first self-isolate and complete the on-line COVID-19 Self-Assessment to determine your next steps: https://covid-19.ontario.ca/self-assessment/ . To reduce the risk of exposure, please continue to follow Public Health measures.  Sanitize your hands, wear a mask, practice physical distancing (2 metres…

  • Possible Public Exposure to COVID-19 Related to Air Travel

    The Porcupine Health Unit is investigating a confirmed COVID-19 case from out of the Porcupine Health Unit region. Porcupine and Moose Cree Public Health are currently following up with all identified as close contacts. This individual does not add to the health unit’s case count and continues to remain in isolation. May we continue to…

  • Fort Albany now on lockdown

    Fort Albany First Nation has publicly announced that it is now on lockdown. The news release states that the community will be on lockdown for 30 days effective September 25th, 2020 until October 24th, 2020 (12 a.m.). For more information, please visit: www.fortalbany.ca

  • BREAKING NEWS: 4th positive case confirmed with 3 remaining active cases and 1 resolved case.

    To our community members: The Weeneebayko Area Health Authority is confirming a fourth positive case of COVID19. As of 10 a.m. (Friday, September 25), there are now three active cases of COVID19 in the region and one resolved. WAHA is working with Porcupine Health Unit and the community public health department to ensure that the…

  • COVID-19: Kashechewan institutes curfew

    (Source: CBC News) News sources state that Fort Albany First Nation is also going back into community lockdown because of this first COVID case in Mushkegowuk territory. The First Nations is requiring anyone who returns to the community to quarantine for 14 days and get tested for COVID-19, which is also now mandatory for anyone who…

  • COVID-19 Update: Attawapiskat institutes curfew

    Due to the increase in cases at Moose Factory Island, a partial lockdown at Attawapiskat has been confirmed on September 14th, 2020. Attawapiskat First Nations Chief of Council stated that only Weeneebayko General Hospital’s charter for patients and escorts will continue to operate. In addition, it is mandatory that all patients and escorts MUST isolate…

  • Keep it simple. Wash your hands.

    How Hand Washing Reduces Health Risks Hand-to-hand contact can spread mild conditions, such as the common cold, but also more severe or life-threatening diseases. Infectious diseases are a particular risk to the very young, the elderly, those with a pre-existing disease, and people with a compromised immune system, such as those with HIV or AIDS.…