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Province Considers Changes to Public Health Orders, Seeks Feedback on Manitobans’ Reopening Priorities

With Emergence of Variants of Concern, Focus Has to be on Reopening Cautiously and Safely While Protecting Manitobans: Pallister The Manitoba government is asking for public feedback on possible changes to the public health orders, while continuing to monitor COVID-19 variants of concerns and protecting the health-care system, Premier Brian Pallister and Dr. Brent Roussin, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 202114 Views

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COVID-19 Bulletin #355

February 25, 2021 Public health officials advise one additional death in a person with COVID-19 has been reported today: • a male in his 70s from the Winnipeg health region. The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 4.3 per cent provincially and 3.8 per cent in Winnipeg. As of 9:30 a.m. today, 70 new cases […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202113 Views

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Military arrives in Pimicikamak First Nation to help with COVID-19 outbreak – Globalnews.ca

February 25, 2021 The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) has arrived in Pimicikamak First Nation to assist with a COVID-19 outbreak. Twenty-five members — eight medical and 17 general duty staff from CFB Shilo and CFB Petawawa — are helping with a variety of tasks, including monitoring and treating patients as well as organizing places where […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 20219 Views

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MKO asserts need for representation on the the National Advisory Committee on Immunization

Re: Urgent need for health expert representing Northern Manitoba First Nations to take part in the National Advisory Committee on Immunization Dear Dr. Tam, Thank you for your letter dated February 22, 2021, in which you provided recommendations and information in regards to my request to have our health experts to be a part of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202110 Views

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SCO: Grand Chief Statement on Update to COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility for First Nation Citizens in Manitoba

ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB – The Grand Chief of the Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) is providing this statement as an update on the eligibility of First Nation citizens in Manitoba for the COVID-19 vaccination. Public health officials announced today that appointments can now be made to schedule COVID-19 vaccinations for First Nation people aged […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 20219 Views

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Manitoba First Nations Vaccination Data Now Available Online

February 24, 2021 First Nations vaccination data is now publicly available through First Nations websites and on the Manitoba government’s COVID-19 data hub, Dr. Marcia Anderson, public health lead of the Manitoba First Nation Pandemic Response Coordination Team and Dr. Joss Reimer, medical lead of Manitoba’s Vaccine Implementation Task Force, announced today. “First Nations people […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 202112 Views

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30,000 First Nations children to receive specially designed masks – Thompson Citizen

Thirty-thousand Manitoba First Nations children and teens can expect to receive their specially designed four-layer masks to help fight against COVID-19 in the coming weeks. This initiative is a joint plan by the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) and Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba (CHFM) to keep First Nations youths in Manitoba safer and healthier. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 20218 Views

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MB Government: COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #42

February 22, 2021 Vaccine Administration To date, 62,365 doses of vaccine have been administered including 37,130 first doses and 25,235 second doses. Manitoba remains second among provinces in the number of people who have received two doses of vaccine and are fully protected against COVID-19, at 1,829 per 100,000. Focused immunization teams (FITs) will continue […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 202115 Views

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MB Government: COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #41

February 19, 2021 Vaccine Administration To date, 58,974 doses of vaccine have been administered including 35,227 first doses and 23,747 second doses. Manitoba remains second among provinces in the number of people who have received two doses of vaccine and are fully protected against COVID-19, at 1,639 per 100,000. Focused immunization teams will begin providing […]

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 202123 Views

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Cree Anishinaabe physician talks medicine, and a need to trust the COVID-19 vaccine – APTN News

At the age of four, Marcia Anderson says she knew that one day, she wanted to become a doctor. Twenty years later, Anderson was the youngest Indigenous graduate from the Faculty of Medicine in Manitoba and the youngest president of the Indigenous Physicians Association of Canada. Anderson, who is Cree-Anishinaabe, credits her family for the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 202128 Views

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