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Chiefs of Ontario Calls for Action to Address Rise of Opioid-Related Deaths among First Nations in Ontario

Chiefs of Ontario Calls for Action to Address Rise of Opioid-Related Deaths among First Nations in Ontario (Toronto, ON – November 26, 2021) Today, Chiefs of Ontario, in collaboration with the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network, released two reports entitled “Opioid Use, Related Harms, and Access to Treatment among First Nations in Ontario” and “Impacts […]

by pmnationtalk on November 28, 202122 Views

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NNDFN: Mayo Covid-19 Pediatric Vaccine Clinic

Date: December 10 and 17 Time: 9 until 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Location: Mayo Health Centre Phone the health centre at 867-996-4444 for more information or to book. Some considerations for these clinics: These clinics are for children’s vaccine only Every child in the Yukon will have an opportunity to access the vaccine […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202131 Views

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Chiefs of Ontario Calls for Action to Address Rise of Opioid-Related Deaths among First Nations in Ontario

(Toronto, ON – November 26, 2021) Today, Chiefs of Ontario, in collaboration with the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network, released two reports entitled “Opioid Use, Related Harms, and Access to Treatment among First Nations in Ontario” and “Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on opioid-related poisoning among First Nations in Ontario”. These reports highlight the increase […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202146 Views

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28 New Cases of COVID-19, 25 Recoveries, State of Emergency Renewed

Today, November 26, Nova Scotia is reporting 28 new cases of COVID-19 and 25 recoveries. There are 16 cases in Northern Zone and 12 cases in Central Zone. There is also evidence of limited community spread in Halifax and northern Nova Scotia. There are no new cases at the East Cumberland Lodge long-term care home […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202122 Views

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Nunavut extends Public Health Emergency

Iqaluit, Nunavut (November 26, 2021) – Nunavut’s Minister of Health, John Main, has extended the territory’s public health emergency until December 9, 2021. All existing measures under the public health emergency order remain in effect. Symptoms of COVID-19 include a fever, cough or difficulty breathing. Nunavummiut are reminded to practice physical distancing, frequent handwashing, and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202128 Views

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Chief Ramona Sutherland of Constance Lake First Nation Declares A State of Emergency due to 3 Sudden Deaths as a Result of Suspected Blastomycosis

Matawa First Nations Management (MFNM) is expressing concern about increased targeting of homeless people and the MFNM homelessness servicing sector in the city of Thunder Bay calling for more compassion. This came after more than (3) three separate incidents involving direct threats and harassment of homeless people and the homeless servicing sector employed by MFNM. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202140 Views

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GNB: First five- to 11-year-olds vaccinated in province

26 November 2021 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The first five- to 11-year-old children received the pediatric COVID-19 vaccine today as clinics began across the province. “I am heartened that so many young New Brunswickers have received their first dose of vaccine and that even more have appointments to do so in the coming weeks,” said Dr. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202125 Views

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Confirmed cases of COVID-19 On First Nations reserves, as of November 25 Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is aware of

On First Nations reserves, as of November 25 Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is aware of: 49,913 confirmed positive COVID-19 965 active cases 2,340 hospitalizations 48,411 recovered cases 537 deaths Case numbers per region: British Columbia: 5,976 Alberta: 14,175 Saskatchewan: 13,638 Manitoba: 11,116 Ontario: 3,635 Quebec: 1,115 Atlantic: 258 Provincial chief public health officers work with […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202142 Views

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SHINGRIX approved in Canada for adults at increased risk of shingles due to immunodeficiency or immunosuppression

MISSISSAUGA, ON – GlaxoSmithKline Inc. today announced that SHINGRIX (Zoster Vaccine Recombinant, Adjuvanted) has been approved in Canada for the prevention of shingles (herpes zoster) in adults aged 18 years and older who are or who will be at increased risk of shingles due to immunodeficiency or immunosuppression caused by known disease or therapy. Immunocompromised […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202150 Views

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MCK: COVID-19 Vaccine now available for children 5 to 11

(Kahnawake – 25, Kentenhkó:wa/November 2021) The Kateri Memorial Hospital Centre (KMHC) and Public Safety Commission are pleased to announce the first COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for children aged 5 to 11 years of age. Parents and Guardians of children within this age group can now book appointments by visiting the KMHC’s portal via Clic Santé. Vaccination […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202114 Views

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