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COVID-19 UPDATES

FIRST NATIONS HEALTH AUTHORITY COVID-19 SITUATION REPORT – MARCH 29, 2021

Effective March 29, Dr. Bonnie Henry announced new restrictions on indoor dining, group fitness and worship services.  These restrictions are in response to the steady increase of COVID-19 cases and will take effect March 29 until April 19.  Additionally, public health encourages students down to Grade 4 are to wear masks while in school.  For more information, including vaccination updates, please read this FNHA Situation Report.

COVID-19 MESSAGE FROM ISC BC REGION – MARCH 24, 2021

Indigenous Services Canada has shared an update on this year’s Our Gathering kexwkexwntsút chet, tə sq̓əq̓ip ct on March 10-11. For information on THE Indigenous Community Support Fund, COVID-19 related funding, worker and family support, and more please read the latest COVID-19 Message from ISC. To catch up on previous updates visit the First Nations Public Service Secretariat website.

COMMUNITY VACCINATION UPDATE – MARCH 3, 2021

The provincial government’s announcement of extending the timeline to receive a second dose to four months provides us with an opportunity to access sufficient vaccine to fulfill a whole community approach for first doses, which will provide strong protection for more people much sooner. For more information, please see this Community Vaccination Update from the First Nations Health Authority.

ELECTION POSTPONEMENT, 2021

Due to Covid-19, Indigenous Services Canada Election Regulations provide for an extension of the term of office for up to six (6) months after the date the term of office would have normally ended. For the health and safety of our members, we have decided to postpone our election for six (6) months to July 22, 2021. Please see the attached Band Council Resolution passed, submitted, and approved by ISC.

Thank you,
Chief Norma Webb, Councillor Victoria Peters, and Councillor David Peters


COVID-19 VACCINATIONS – JANUARY 12, 2021

Peters First Nation members aged 18 years and older will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in the upcoming weeks. More details will be released soon. Please read the following resources from the First Nations Health Authority on the COVID-19 vaccines.

Please continue to follow current health orders.

Thank you,
Chief Norma Webb, Councillor Victoria Peters, and Councillor David Peters


COMMUNITY NEWSLETTERS

March 19, 2020 COVID-19 Update


CORONAVIRUS RESOURCES

Provincial Health Officer Order

COVID-19 Restrictions – Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley (November 7 to 23, 2020)

Indigenous Services Canada

COVID-19 Message from ISC BC Region – Update #74 / January 26, 2021

First Nations Health Authority

COVID-19 Resource Compilation (December 11, 2020)

Metal Health and Cultural Support During COVID-19

Make Sure you have the facts about the COVID-19 vaccination