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COVID-19

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Omicron Variant Confirmed in the Community

On Monday January 17, 2022; Fisher River Health Services have received confirmation of our first lab confirmed positive of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 in the community. As per testing procedures, any positive COVID-19 tests taken at the Health Centre are sent to the provincial lab for additional sequencing to identify which of the many variants of concern it is. Earlier in the month, First Nation Inuit Health Branch instructed […]

todayJanuary 18, 2022 292 1

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Personal Care Home moved to Critical Level by Province

As report in the Manitoba COVID-19 Bulletin #555 – January 17, 2022 (https://news.gov.mb.ca/news/index.html?item=53187&posted=2022-01-17); Manitoba has declared an Outbreak at the Ochekwi-Sipi Personal Care Home (PCH) and has been placed in the Critical level. The PCH has implemented additional precautions before the outbreak in response to the rise in cases in the community such as suspending social visits and leaves for all the residents. Based on the guidelines, an outbreak is […]

todayJanuary 18, 2022 111 2

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INFO: ProtectMB | Kids 2nd Dose | 3rd Dose Post-COVID Infection

JANUARY 14, 2022       We are all seeing that Omicron is highly transmissible and with our kids returning to school for in person learning next week I’ve been getting a lot of questions. Let’s first start with what we know about Omicron and vaccinations. Studies are showing that vaccination is not as effective in preventing transmission of the Omicron virus as we’d hoped, however the vaccines ARE showing […]

todayJanuary 15, 2022 14

COVID-19

COVID-19 Community Vaccination Clinic – Thursday January 13, 2022

Thursday January 13, 2022 Fisher River Community Centre Vaccinations Available ● All doses are available to members (1st, 2nd & 3rd Doses) Eligibility: ● Children ages 5-11 that reside in Fisher River Cree Nation and Fisher Bay ● Community Youth born on or before December 31, 2009 & 18+ that reside in Fisher River Cree Nation and Fisher Bay Other Information: ● Bring your Manitoba Health Card. ● Wear a […]

todayJanuary 11, 2022 41 2

Community News

Fisher River Board of Education Update – January 5, 2022

Happy New Year everyone! In light of recent community COVID-19 cases and in consultation with Chief & Council, Health Services and the School Board a decision to delay the start of physical in class learning until the end of the month (January 31, 2022) has been made. While the 2022 school year is not off to the start that we were hoping for, we are still excited to get the […]

todayJanuary 5, 2022 10

Community News

Latest Community Closures as of January 4, 2022

Fisher River Gaming Centre: Closed until further notice. Charles Sinclair School: Closed until further notice. Fisher River High School: Closed until further notice. Fisher River WeeCare Daycare Centre: Closed until further notice. Ochekwi-Sipi Personal Care Home: Temporarily suspended both social visits and social leaves for all residents. All essential medical absences will continue and access for designated family caregivers will not change. General visitors will also continue to be permitted […]

todayJanuary 4, 2022 251

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Fisher River to Maintain 10 Day Isolation Requirements – January 1, 2022

With recommendation from Health Services and the First Nations Pandemic Response Coordination Team, Fisher River Cree Nation will be maintaining the 10 Day Isolation requirements regardless of the Province of Manitoba changing to 5 days to ensure the safety of the community. Letter to Manitoba First Nations from the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs: A recent communique from the Province has alerted Manitobans that they need only isolate for a total […]

todayJanuary 1, 2022 237 1 2

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Amended & Reinstated COVID-19 Security Health Measures

Due to the current Outbreak in the community; the Chief & Council have reinstated several Security Health Measures until further notice as of 6:00am December 31, 2021. Reminder to our residents; the Chief & Council under the State of Emergency By-Law have to authority to issue Security Health Measures that protect the members of Fisher River Cree Nation; regardless of what the province has in place. **Subject to Change if […]

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