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Confirmed cases of COVID-19 On First Nations reserves, as of January 17 Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is aware of

Confirmed cases posted on this page reflect only the COVID-19 testing results reported to Indigenous Services Canada (ISC). Because of home testing and individuals choosing not to get tested, these numbers are an underestimation of all positive COVID-19 cases in First Nations communities. On First Nations reserves, as of January 17 Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 20229 Views

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We are Black and Indigenous front line workers. Our own parents died of COVID-19 in Canada’s inequitable health system – Toronto Star

Jan. 18, 2022 We are used to the stories of community members being unable to access medical care when they need it, they write. For so many in Canada, the concept of a collapsing healthcare system is impossible to conceive. For others, like our own families, the healthcare system has always been unreliable, failing and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202211 Views

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Ten New Positive Covid-19 and Twenty-One Resolved Cases Confirmed in James & Hudson Bay

January 17, 2022 To our community members: Since our last update on Friday, January 14th, we can confirm there are ten new COVID-19 cases and twenty-one resolved cases in our region. WAHA has received authorization from the leadership of Attawapiskat First Nation, Moose Cree First Nation and the Town of Moosonee to confirm these new […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202213 Views

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Health Canada approves Pfizer antiviral but supply issues expected – APTN News

Jan 17, 2022 Health Canada has approved Pfizer’s antiviral treatment for COVID-19 and the drugmaker says some of it has already been delivered for use. The authorization posted to the Health Canada website Monday morning says the treatment can be used for adult patients with mild or moderate COVID-19 who are also at high risk […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202210 Views

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Government of Canada invests in physical activity programs for children and youth

From: Public Health Agency of Canada News release Encouraging physical activity early can help improve overall health and prevent chronic disease January 17, 2022 | Ottawa, ON | Public Health Agency of Canada Physical activity is a pillar of healthy living, and yet only 15% of 5-17 year olds were meeting Canada’s 24-hour movement guidelines […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 20229 Views

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Health Canada authorizes PAXLOVIDTM for patients with mild to moderate COVID-19 at high risk of developing serious disease

From: Health Canada January 17, 2022 | Ottawa, ON | Health Canada Health Canada has authorized the combination of two antiviral drugs, nirmatrelvir and ritonavir (brand name PAXLOVIDTM), to treat adults with mild to moderate COVID-19 who are at high risk of progressing to serious disease, including hospitalization or death. The active ingredient nirmatrelvir in […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 20228 Views

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Confirmed cases of COVID-19 On First Nations reserves, as of January 14 Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is aware of

Confirmed cases posted on this page reflect only the COVID-19 testing results reported to Indigenous Services Canada (ISC). Because of home testing and individuals choosing not to get tested, these numbers are an underestimation of all positive COVID-19 cases in First Nations communities. On First Nations reserves, as of January 14 Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 202210 Views

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Remarks from the Chief Public Health Officer on January 17, 2022

January 17, 2022 From: Public Health Agency of Canada The COVID-19 pandemic continues to create stress and anxiety for many Canadians, particularly those who do not have ready access to their regular support networks. Through the Wellness Together Canada online portal, people of all ages across the country can access immediate, free and confidential mental […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 20229 Views

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Food bank supports Ontario Inuit with digital gift cards – Nunatsiaq News

Jan 17, 2022 More than 550 people already registered for Tungasuvvingat Inuit food security program “It’s the best option for the province because there’s usually a Loblaws or an Independent or a Superstore even in small communities,” said Huneault. Poverty continues to be an issue for many Inuit living in urban areas, Huneault said, and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 20229 Views

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COO – Health Sector Update: First Nations COVID-19 Testing in Ontario – Weekly Report 89

Key messages: There was no change in the proportion of First Nations people with 2 or more doses or with those receiving 1 dose, in the week ending Jan 9, 2022 compared to the previous week. The number of new positive increased again to about 1,103 in the 7-day period ending Jan 9, 2022, up […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 202213 Views

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