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 people can isolate.
According to officials, their tasks include:
- supporting public awareness on health measures in effect and COVID-19 mitigation measures;
- integrating into the local Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) command post in the community to coordinate activities with the Chief and his Council, ISC, RCMP, local health authorities, the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs’ Ambassador Team and other whole of government partners;
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