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COVID-19 in Indigenous communities: new and active cases increase – CBC

In the last week, 214 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported on-reserve Oct 28, 2020 In the last week, 214 new cases of COVID-19 were reported on First Nations reserves, according to data from Indigenous Services Canada (ISC). The majority of new cases occurred in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba, where a surge of cases […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 202012 Views

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Potential COVID-19 exposure at businesses in Saskatoon, Regina, La Ronge and the Sturgeon Lake First Nation

The Saskatchewan Health Authority is notifying the public of potential exposure to COVID-19 at the following businesses in Saskatoon, Regina, La Ronge and Sturgeon Lake First Nation where a person or persons attended while likely infectious: Saskatoon October 15 Dakota Dunes Casino, 204 Dakota Dunes Way, Whitecap, Sask., between 5 and 9:30 p.m. October 16 […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 202019 Views

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USask researcher and Métis partners collaborate to jig away cardiac woes

SASKATOON – In a first-of-its-kind Canadian study, University of Saskatchewan (USask) researcher Heather Foulds will assess the physical, mental, cultural, and social benefits that result from performing traditional Métis social dances—something she says can narrow the health gap between Métis and non-Indigenous people. Oct 21, 2020 “Assessing the value of cultural-based programs to improving health […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 202024 Views

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Yellow Quill First Nation closes school, daycare amid positive COVID-19 case – northeastNOW

The Yellow Quill First Nation, south east of Tisdale, is saying they have been notified of a positive COVID-19 case in the community. As a result, the daycare, school, and headstart will be closed temporarily until further notice. Other essential services will continue to operate with limited services. That includes health, finance, the store, maintenance, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 202024 Views

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6 cases of COVID-19 reported in Stanley Mission, Sask. – CBC

Many locations on northern Saskatchewan reserve closed Oct 13, 2020 A First Nation in northern Saskatchewan has closed multiple locations and blocked the road into the community after an increase in COVID-19 cases. On Monday, the Lac La Ronge Indian Band (LLRIB) stated there had been six confirmed cases in the tiny community, with 92 […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 202029 Views

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Peter Ballantyne goes into lockdown – Melfort Journal

Travel to three of the nine communities in the Nation is now restricted. Zac Vescera A First Nation in northern Saskatchewan has gone into lockdown after four members living on reserve tested positive for COVID-19. Orders from Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Chief Peter Beatty on Thursday said travel in and out of communities including Pelican […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 202033 Views

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Sask. Health Authority confirms 6 positive COVID-19 cases – CTV News

October 8, 2020 SASKATOON — The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) has declared an outbreak affecting multiple jurisdictions including, Saskatchewan First Nations, in connection to a series of church events held in Prince Albert. The outbreak involves Full Gospel Outreach events held from Sept. 14 to Oct. 4, the SHA said in a news release. Medical […]

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 202028 Views

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Call for Sponsors – First Nations Health Managers Association 3 Hour Virtual Celebration for Health Care Workers and Newly Certified Health Manager Now Open

Call for Sponsors – First Nations Health Managers Association 3 Hour Virtual Celebration for Health Care Workers and Newly Certified Health Manager Now Open For Immediate Release – Ottawa, October 11, 2020 – Elevate your organization and reach at the 2020 First Nations Health Managers Association (FNHMA) Virtual Celebration with exclusive media and advertising opportunities […]

by pmnationtalk on October 8, 2020181 Views

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Métis Nation – Saskatchewan Ministry of Health offers assistance to Métis kidney patients

October 6, 2020 – Since launching a cancer transportation pilot program this summer, Métis Nation – Saskatchewan (MN-S) Ministry of Health has heard from many residents requiring the same support for family members undergoing kidney dialysis in the province. With the lack of public transportation service in Saskatchewan, MN-S recognizes financial barriers associated with individual […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 202034 Views

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New dental clinic open on Big River First Nation – Globalnews.ca

People living on Big River First Nation will now have better access to dental care. In partnership with the University of Saskatchewan (USask) College of Dentistry, a new dental clinic opened at the Big River First Nation Health Centre this week. “Access to care is a barrier in rural and northern communities all across Saskatchewan. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 30, 202046 Views

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