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BC First Nations Are a High Priority to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

Coast Salish Territory – The First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) is pleased to provide the following response to questions being raised about why First Nations have been identified as a high priority to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in BC.​ “From the very beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic both the FNHA and BC Ministry of Health […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 202110 Views

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Wolastoqey Nation: Provincial Health Plan Engagement Session For Youth On April 29

April 9, 2021 As part of the Department of Health’s ongoing provincial health plan engagement process, they are holding an engagement session for youth on April 29. This will be a virtual session held with the minister via Zoom. They invite First Nations youth to participate. Any First Nations youth wishing to participate can register […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 202111 Views

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City of Ottawa: Vaccination appointments for 50+ at community clinics will fill up quickly

April 9, 2021 This morning, the Province of Ontario announced the extension of vaccine appointments at community clinics to residents aged 50 and older (born in 1971 or earlier) who live in certain “hot spots”. These provincially defined “hot spots” include postal codes starting with K1T, K1V and K2V. There is not enough vaccine supply […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 202113 Views

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No effect to Kahnawake from change in Montreal-Laval curfew

(Kahnawake – 9, Onerahtókha/April 2021) The Kahnawà:ke COVID-19 Task Force wishes to inform the community that changes to the provincial curfew on the Island of Montreal and Laval that go in effect Sunday, April 11th will not affect measures currently in place in Kahnawà:ke. As the surrounding municipalities on the South Shore remain with a […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 20219 Views

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Government of Canada announces $16.5 million to support harm reduction and people who use substances in British Columbia

From: Health Canada These initiatives will address and prevent harms related to substance use April 9, 2021                      Ottawa, Ontario                     Health Canada Throughout Canada, communities and families continue to grapple with the ongoing overdose crisis and other harms associated with problematic substance use. Unfortunately, it has been nearly five years since British Columbia declared a […]

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OHRC statement on urgent human rights concerns with critical care triage

April 9, 2021 Unfortunately, Ontario is in its third wave of COVID-19. During its April 7 press conference to announce a stay-at-home order, the Ontario government emphasized that ICU admissions are increasing faster than the “worst-case scenario” predicted by their experts. The government also said it has not sanctioned any triage protocol should doctors be […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 20219 Views

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COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #62

April 9, 2021 Another vaccination super site will soon open to help protect Manitobans from COVID-19. The second super site in Winnipeg will open at the Winnipeg Soccer Federation – Soccer North complex on Leila Avenue as early as May 7. Additional super sites in rural Manitoba will be announced next week. Appointments Appointments are […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 20217 Views

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Public Advisory: Three New Cases of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador

April 9, 2021 Today (Friday, April 9), Newfoundland and Labrador has three new confirmed cases of COVID-19. The first new confirmed case is a male in the Eastern Health region between 20-39 years of age. The case is related to travel within Canada. The second new confirmed case is a male in the Western Health […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 20216 Views

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COVID-19 infections still hitting U.S. worse than Canada, despite vaccination gap – CTV

April 8, 2021 TORONTO — COVID-19 infections are still hitting the United States worse than Canada, despite the vaccination gap between the two countries. Barry Pakes, an assistant professor at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto, told CTVNews.ca that the U.S. continues to experience high infection rates amid ongoing […]

by tumpa on April 9, 202120 Views

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COVID-19 vaccine appointments for 50-plus in ‘hot spots’ will fill up fast, city hall warns – Ottawa Citizen

Apr 09, 2021 While the provincial government announced that Ottawa residents born in 1971 and earlier and living in three postal codes will be able to book COVID-19 vaccinations, city hall warned that spots at community clinics will fill up fast. The provincially-designated “hot spots” include postal codes starting with K1T, K1V and K2V. “There […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 202114 Views

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