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MB Government: COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #78

May 14, 2021 Young people aged 12 and up are now eligible to book their first-dose appointments. To make the visit as easy as possible, young people aged 12 to 15 can either attend the appointment with a parent, guardian or caregiver, or bring a signed consent form at the time of their appointment. If […]

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Non-Indigenous Manitobans should not go to urban Indigenous vaccine clinics: province – CTV News

May 14, 2021 WINNIPEG — Manitoba health officials are asking non-Indigenous Manitobans to not attend urban Indigenous clinics to get their COVID-19 vaccine. On Friday, Dr. Joss Reimer, medical lead for Manitoba’s Vaccine Implementation Task Force, said these clinics were specifically created to increase accessibility and provide culturally safe spaces for First Nations (both status […]

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Manitoba Expands Pfizer Vaccine Eligibility to Young People Aged 12 to 17

May 14, 2021 Young People Can Begin Booking Appointments Today to Protect Themselves Against COVID-19: Ministers Manitoba is becoming one of the first jurisdictions in the country to allow young people aged 12 to 17 to book their Pfizer vaccine appointment, with the goal of protecting even more people, families and communities from the third […]

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Urban vaccine clinics providing much needed services for Indigenous Peoples in Winnipeg – APTN News

May 13, 2021 Each day at the Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata centre’s vaccine clinic begins in a good way with the smudging of the day’s vaccine supply and a morning prayer with the dozens of employees who work there. Ma Mawi is one of the community organizations in the province operating an urban Indigenous […]

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Social media campaign aims to help young Indigenous Manitobans get vaccinated – Global News

May 13, 2021 With Manitoba lowering the minimum age down to 18 for a COVID-19 vaccine, the province is hiring prominent social media influencers to help spread the word and increase vaccinations, particularly among young Indigenous Manitobans. Comedian Sherry McKay is one of them, and is using her own story to convince young people — […]

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MMF recognizes and celebrates Métis nurses for National Nursing Week

May 12, 2021 Winnipeg, MB, in the Homeland of the Métis Nation – On behalf of the Cabinet, Citizens and staff, David Chartrand, President of the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF), extends thanks and appreciation for the hard-working Métis nurses on the frontlines of healthcare in Manitoba. “Through our Metis Education and Training program, along with our bursary and post-secondary education support programs, we are proud to have helped so many Métis nurses […]

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Acknowledging Indigenous Nurses Day and National Nursing Week

May 12, 2021 Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, MB – During National Nursing Week, the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, First Nations Health and Social Secretariat of Manitoba (FNHSSM), Keewatinohk Inniniw Minoayawin Inc. (KIM), Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) and Southern Chiefs’ Organization Inc. (SCO) join Manitoba Indigenous Nurses Inc. to recognize and acknowledge all nurses in […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #77

May 12, 2021 Manitoba is adjusting its approach to the AstraZeneca/Covishield vaccine in response to ongoing evidence and supply. First doses can continue to be administered, but only to people who might not otherwise be immunized at other sites. Most doses of this vaccine will now be held for second-dose immunizations only, so people who […]

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An Indigenous Nurses Day Message From Kandice Léonard – Shared Health

May 12, 2021 Indigenous nurses, Indigenous health organizations, community leaders and other partners that provide support to the health and wellbeing of Indigenous peoples, are critical to our shared pursuit of equitable and culturally appropriate health care for Indigenous Peoples. On Indigenous Nurses Day, we recognize the contributions of Indigenous Nurses and celebrate the skills […]

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Statement from Indigenous and Northern Relations Minister Eileen Clarke on Indigenous Nursing Day

May 12, 2021 Indigenous Nurses Day celebrates the hard work and dedication of our First Nations and Inuit care providers across Manitoba. Indigenous nurses in Canada not only serve our communities but also improve on the health-care system, and the health and wellness of Indigenous peoples. I want to thank all Indigenous nurses across our […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 20217 Views

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