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Mushkiki holds urban Indigenous vaccination clinic – Tbnewswatch

Clinics will be offered on various days through mid-December. THUNDER BAY – Anishnawbe Mushkiki, in partnership with the Thunder Bay District Health Unit and the City of Thunder Bay, will be hosting clinics for all COVID-19 vaccinations and flu shots for Indigenous adults, youth and children residing in Thunder Bay. Partial dose vaccines for children […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 202110 Views

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Confirmed cases of COVID-19 On First Nations reserves, as of November 27 Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is aware of

On First Nations reserves, as of November 27 Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is aware of: 50,043 confirmed positive COVID-19 958 active cases 2,340 hospitalizations 48,546 recovered cases 539 deaths Case numbers per region: British Columbia: 6,001 Alberta: 14,193 Saskatchewan: 13,636 Manitoba: 11,162 Ontario: 3,654 Quebec: 1,124 Atlantic: 273 Provincial chief public health officers work with […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 202110 Views

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Health Sector Update: First Nations COVID-19 Testing in Ontario – Weekly Report 84

November 29th, 2021 Key messages for this week on COVID-19: The number of new positive results increased by 36% to 151.  This is higher than the peak of the 4th wave and is the 5th increase (ie peak? wave?) since the pandemic began.  Of note, the increase across Ontario is not as dramatic as that […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 202155 Views

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New Class Order Brings Self-Isolation Requirements into effect for Health Unit Region

NIPISSING & PARRY SOUND, ON – With COVID-19 cases increasing in neighbouring districts and a continued increase expected throughout Ontario this winter, a new Class Order (Order) under Section 22 of the Health Protection and Promotion Act has been issued for the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) region. The Order comes […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 20219 Views

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Pauktuutit launches harm-reduction toolkit to share information with Inuit communities about cannabis use

OTTAWA – November 29, 2021 – Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada has launched Let’s Talk about Ujarak: A Cannabis Harm Reduction Toolkit as part of the Cannabis in Our Communities: A Focus on Inuit Youth and Maternal Health and Well-Being project. This project aims to help Inuit youth, expecting parents, and families to better understand the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 202112 Views

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CMHA statement on conversion ‘therapy’

Conversion ‘therapy’ is a harmful practice that puts the mental health of 2SLGBTQ+ people at risk The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is the most extensive community mental health organization in Canada with a presence in more than 330 communities across every province and one territory. CMHA provides advocacy, programs and resources that help to prevent mental health […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 202110 Views

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Chiefs of Ontario Calls for Action to Address Rise of Opioid-Related Deaths among First Nations in Ontario

Chiefs of Ontario Calls for Action to Address Rise of Opioid-Related Deaths among First Nations in Ontario (Toronto, ON – November 26, 2021) Today, Chiefs of Ontario, in collaboration with the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network, released two reports entitled “Opioid Use, Related Harms, and Access to Treatment among First Nations in Ontario” and “Impacts […]

by pmnationtalk on November 28, 202120 Views

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Chiefs of Ontario Calls for Action to Address Rise of Opioid-Related Deaths among First Nations in Ontario

(Toronto, ON – November 26, 2021) Today, Chiefs of Ontario, in collaboration with the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network, released two reports entitled “Opioid Use, Related Harms, and Access to Treatment among First Nations in Ontario” and “Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on opioid-related poisoning among First Nations in Ontario”. These reports highlight the increase […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202175 Views

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Chief Ramona Sutherland of Constance Lake First Nation Declares A State of Emergency due to 3 Sudden Deaths as a Result of Suspected Blastomycosis

Matawa First Nations Management (MFNM) is expressing concern about increased targeting of homeless people and the MFNM homelessness servicing sector in the city of Thunder Bay calling for more compassion. This came after more than (3) three separate incidents involving direct threats and harassment of homeless people and the homeless servicing sector employed by MFNM. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202122 Views

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Confirmed cases of COVID-19 On First Nations reserves, as of November 25 Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is aware of

On First Nations reserves, as of November 25 Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is aware of: 49,913 confirmed positive COVID-19 965 active cases 2,340 hospitalizations 48,411 recovered cases 537 deaths Case numbers per region: British Columbia: 5,976 Alberta: 14,175 Saskatchewan: 13,638 Manitoba: 11,116 Ontario: 3,635 Quebec: 1,115 Atlantic: 258 Provincial chief public health officers work with […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202158 Views

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