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2020 COVID-19

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2020 COVID-19

Frequently Asked Questions: COVID-19 Variant of Concern

Frequently Asked Questions: COVID-19 Variant of Concern What is a COVID-19 Variant of Concern?  The virus that causes COVID-19, like all viruses, is constantly changing. These changes in the genes are monitored over time to see if they cause the behavior of the virus to change. In particular, we watch for changes that make the virus spread easier or that cause more severe illness. Across the world there are 3 […]

todayFebruary 22, 2021 24

2020 COVID-19

2nd Doses of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines Arrive

Fisher River Health Services received the 2nd Doses of the Moderna Vaccine yesterday. The Vaccination Clinic will begin today (Wednesday February 17) at the Personal Care Home and the Community Centre. Health Staff will be contacting all individuals that received the first dose in January to schedule appointments. We will advise the public when additional vaccines arrive for more 1st dose vaccinations. Thank you!

todayFebruary 17, 2021 1

2020 COVID-19

Immunization Clinic Opens in Winnipeg To First Nation Health Care Workers, Traditional Healers And Knowledge Keepers

Representatives from the Manitoba First Nations COVID-19 Pandemic Response Coordination Team, in partnership with the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak, Southern Chiefs’ Organization, Keewatinohk Inniniw Minoayawin Inc., First Nations Health and Social Secretariat of Manitoba and the Manitoba government, are celebrating the opening of a vaccination site to immunize members of priority populations identified by First Nation medical leadership. The Winnipeg site will focus on immunizing First Nation […]

todayFebruary 9, 2021 35

2020 COVID-19

Amended Security Measures Effective 6:00am February 6 – February 27

Effective 6:00am February 6, 2021; the Chief & Council have amended the community's COVID-19 Security Measures until 11:59pm February 27, 2021. **Subject to Change if the current Community situation changes, for example: Rise in cases. SECURITY MEASURES: » Curfew is 9:00pm – 6:00am, which means all the Checkpoints will be Closed for anyone coming in and going out (exception is made for emergency purposes). » The Stay-at-Home Order will remain […]

todayFebruary 5, 2021 926

2020 COVID-19

COVID-19 Vaccination Update – February 4, 2021

The last day of the COVID-19 vaccine clinic was held this past week and we were able to vaccinate 210 to all eligible community members. The second dose will be given once we get them delivered from the Province which they just notified us that it will be mid to end of February, we apologize as some were expecting their second dose next week. The delay should not affect the […]

todayFebruary 4, 2021 15 2

2020 COVID-19

Regional Update on Vaccine Supply and Plans

Due to a delay in the delivery of the Pfizer vaccine to Canada, the Province of Manitoba will be scaling back its immunization campaign. All first and second dose appointments already booked will continue as planned however, No New Appointments will be made. The Brandon super site, which opened on January 18, will decrease its operations until more vaccines are available. The Vaxport site in Thompson will not open in […]

todayJanuary 26, 2021

2020 COVID-19

Memo to Parents of Charles Sinclair & Fisher River High School Regarding School Re-Opening

Tansi Parents, Guardians & Students, We would first like to acknowledge our students for their willingness and effort in doing their best to learn remotely. We also offer our sincere gratitude to the parents for the support they have shown to the teachers and we acknowledge our teachers for the tremendous amount of time that they have devoted to ensuring that our students received the best online learning possible. We […]

todayJanuary 22, 2021 6

2020 COVID-19

Off-Reserve Information Regarding COVID-19 Vaccination

Appointments are now being made for the new `super-site' at RBC Convention Centre. Preparations are underway, and the super-site will open Jan. 4, 2021. People with appointments are reminded to enter through the main doors on York at the RBC Convention Centre, and free indoor parking is included in the main convention centre parkade. In order to limit crowding, and keep an even flow of immunizations, people are asked not […]

todayJanuary 14, 2021 2

2020 COVID-19

Fisher River Vaccination Update – January 14, 2021

We are pleased to announce that COVID-19 Vaccinations have begun at the Community Centre for Elders who are not residents at the Ochekwi-Sipi Personal Care Home. As of yesterday, vaccinations have concluded at the personal care home. A total 33 residents and staff have been vaccinated with the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine; we are pleased to report that no one has had any reactions or side effects following their vaccinations. Elders […]

todayJanuary 14, 2021 3

Fisher River Cree Nation is a community in which our history, language, traditions, and culture are paramount to who we are as a people. We will protect and maintain the spirit and intent of the treaties and our inherent rights. Fisher River will be a self-sustaining progressive community with a strong and accountable government. We will provide an environment where all people are healthy, safe, and respected.