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

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

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 202125 Views

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 and non-status), Metis, and Inuit people.

“When non-Indigenous people make appointments or use the walk-in spaces at those sites, it limits access for First Nations, Metis, and Inuit peoples,” she said.

Read More: https://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/non-indigenous-manitobans-should-not-go-to-urban-indigenous-vaccine-clinics-province-1.5428182

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